Use those old schoolbooks and keep people away from your personals!

Upcycled Zippered Book Clutch – Free Sewing Tutorial by See Kate Sew  + Upcycled Sewing Projects by Betz White

Fake out locker theives, a nosey bodies in your book bag with these ‘hidaways’ That huge AP math book PERFECT!   However I would do it in a way that it would still look like the book (glue some pages togther & hollow it out,  or do it this way but have a double zipper to lock.


-one old hardcover book, about 8.5″ by 5″ with a 1″ to 1.25″ spine is the size I am using
heat n bond (red package)
-fabric, scraps or 1/4 yard
-archival glue, (pva is great!)
-brush for glue
-thick metal zipper, 20-24″
-x-acto knife
e6000 glue (open your windows or buy the fume-free kind)here’s the tutorial  you’ll need to scroll down a bit.


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