How to Turn Old Jeans into a Handbag

A 4-part course with Izzy Meimsaab

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Course Overview

What do you do when you wear out your favorite pair of jeans—throw them out? Of course not! Give your beloved denim a new lease on life with this recycled fashion sewing project from designer Izzy Meimsaab. Start by cutting and lining the fabric, then learn how to sew the pockets, zippers, and gussets using beginner-friendly professional techniques. Add structure with bias binding, and finish up with a lining of your choice. You’ll end up with a well made purse and some serious sewing skills!


  • Total Time 1 hr, 1 min
  • Lessons 4
  • Attachments 4
  • Exercises 22
  • 33 CQ

4 Lessons in This Course

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