zipper pouch upcycling denim

Zip Pouch box pleats

Here is a nice little sewing project for an afternoon: a cute zip pouch with box pleats – upcycling denim. It’s easy to re-sew and you can use old jeans of different colors. The full sewing instructions for this zip pouch you can get here as an ebook.

– old denim jeans in blue and grey
– zipper silver, 25 cm long
– matching sewing thread

two outer sides
sew the box pleats and the cover above
sew the zipper and the inner side
sew the edges
sew the edges and cut them, turn the pouch and close the turning opening inside
Pouch with zipper upcycling denim
Pouch with zipper upcycling denim

You can attach pockets to the inner fabric if you want or another zippered pocket, just as you like. It looks very special with the box pleats and it will be a cute gift for any occasions.

Are you looking for other cool Upcycling Denim Jeans sewing projects? Take a look here: small basket with brim or round pouf ottoman footrest.