Upcycle an Old Suitcase With Jeans to Create Some Fun Storage (No Sew)
I love to use old suitcases as storage, but sometimes they are in a bit of a sorry state so need some updating. Here I show you how, I upcycled an ugly old suitcase with some old jeans to create some fun storage.
All you need is a need is an old suitcase, some old jeans and glue.
First I cut my jeans up into lots of squares and cut off the waistband. I then glued these squares to the top bottom and sides of the suitcase in a checkerboard like effect.
To add more interest to my suitcase I glued the waistband and seams of the jeans to the top and bottom edge of the suitcase. I used bulldog clips and pins to hold the denim in place as the glue dried.
When finished I then lined my suitcase with fabric. Full details of which can be seen on here http://www.pillarboxblue.com/easy-no-sew-denim-suitcase-tutorial/
As well as being really useful storage this suitcase now looks so great, I love the denim patchwork look and I'm happy to have it on show.
I may use it as a weekend case as well.
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Published October 28th, 2015 4:45 PM
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