*Take an old jeans pant of yours and lay it backside up on a table. Cut off the legs where they meet the crotch, making sure to pull the front pockets inside out to prevent them from getting cut. For a straight bottomed purse, start cutting one leg of the jeans all the way across in a straight line. If you want a ‘V’ shape on the bottom of the purse, start at the crotch and cut upward diagonal line to the leg seam.
*Sew up the bottom of the booty left to give it the shape you want your purse to be. You can start stitching medium sized stitches all the way across the booty.
*Cut two strips that are 2 inches wide and 20 inches long to make a handbag handle. For a shoulder bag handle, you can make use of a strip 2 inch wide and 40 inch long. Cut the strips to the desired length and attach them to the bag by tying them to the belt on both the sides.
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