Juice Wrapper Coin Purse

Convert a juice wrapper into a durable coin purse with this simple tutorial.

Juice Wrapper Coin Purse

What you need

Juice Packets
Velcro



Instructions

Start with two empty, clean, and dry juice bags.

Empty Juice Wrappers

Slit very carefully the bottom of the bag and rinse with water and air dry or use a paper towel if you can’t wait to get started.

Wrappers Slit

Decide which color you want for the outside and for the inside of your coin purse. Fold it over at the top just a bit to the backside of pouch and stitch it down. I used a zigzag stitch and white thread.

Wrapper To Purse

TIP: These bags are not forgiving so you can’t re-do these, once stitched there is no ripping out seams and re-sewing.

Fold down the other bag non-color to non-color almost in half but about an inch from the bottom will be showing of the back of the bag and stitch across the top which is now the fold in the middle.

Place the smaller one you just folded down wrong sides together onto the main color pouch and stitch around sides and bottom. Fold top down and crease and use a sticky back Velcro for the closure. Coin purse is finished.

This project was contributed by Angelique Bazell

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Comments

  1. This is a great and fun idea for recycling an item one would normally throw away!

  2. It’s okay.

  3. this is an great craft project and useful

  4. i love it! I would make it if my sewing machine worked.( grumble grumble) THANKS:)

  5. I love this. It would match my Capri Sun tote that I have. :)

  6. thanks! i loved making this. I took the idea further and made myself a belt too, it took a lot longer though!

  7. Thanks soo much: a little glitter glue and sparkles made it the perfect gift for my best friend: Hope you come up with more awesome ideas!! :D

  8. weird

  9. THANK YOU!!!! These are so cool….. I’ve always wondered how to make them!

  10. Awesome really neat and green friendly

  11. My kids drink these all the time now I can have something useful to do with them. Thank You

  12. Looks cool!

  13. sooooo cool i needed one of those everyone has one at school but now i can say i made mine cool!

  14. it is soooooooooooooooooo cute love it

  15. I love making the coin purse..the kids love them!! thanks

  16. This was very easy. Thanks!

  17. simple and easy

  18. I like this a lot. It looks like it was at the store!

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