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Two Pocket Recycled Jean Tote

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Author Indygo Junction Inc
Price $4.99
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You’re undeniably clever in the eyes of all who see your two-pocket tote. Construct this great medium-sized bag that’s both fashionable and functional. The back pockets of your jeans, when stitched to the outside of your tote, provide the perfect place to stow your phone, keys and other essentials. The unique waistband closure with stacked vintage buttons punctuates this fabulous redesign. The finished size is 10” high by 13” wide, excluding handle.

Current version originally published as part of Indygo Junction's Denim Redesign book by Amy Barickman.

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by Mason, Roberta
on November 24th, 2016

Cute bag! Fun way to upcycle old jeans!


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•One pair of worn denim jeans
•1⁄3 yard of fabric for the lining and inner pocket
•Two 1-1⁄4” diameter assorted buttons (no larger than the width of the waistband)
•Two 3/4” diameter assorted buttons for stacking on top of larger buttons
•Denim needle for machine, seam ripper, thread for use with denim

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