Handmade Jute Bag – A Best DIY Craft From Jute!

We shop so many small bags for different purposes and spend money on them while we can make some designer bags at home! Using the waste items like harpic bottle, we can get a broad, thick and stylish bag! If you love to spend your time preparing some usable DIY crafts, here is a fantastic handmade jute bag which you can make at your home within few minutes!

Handmade Jute Bag

Try this easy tutorial with 8 easy steps and a small and strong jute bag will be ready!

Things You Need To Make A DIY Jute Bag

Handmade Jute Bag

  • Jute
  • Harpic bottle
  • Ruler
  • Buckram cloth
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Copper sprat packaging tape
  • Decorative beads
  • Velcro
  • Glue gun
  • Decorative lace

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Steps To Make A Handmade Jute Bag

Step 1- Prepare the cover of the harpic bottle

DIY Handmade Jute Bag

We need to prepare the cover of the bottle and so let’s start by using the buckram cloth. Take the cloth and mark measurements where the width is 10-12 inch while the length is 5 inches. Mark these measurement 1.5 inches above the base of the cloth. We are making this DIY jute bag using an old harpic bottle, so now get the bottle and use this cloth on the bottle. Place the bottle in such a way that the bottom of the bottle fits in the 5 inch height of the marked cloth.

Now troll the bottle in the buckram cloth and stick it with glue gun. Seal the cloth from every side using the glue gun. Let this glue sick properly. This bottle provides thickness and a proper shape to the bag.

Step 2- Seal the bottle in the cloth

As we started marking the cloth 1.5 inches above the base, we will get this area in the bottom of the bottle. Fold this area to make a smooth base. Fold the bottom cloth from all 4 sides and stick it properly using glue. You can wrap it just like a gift paper and give it a smooth finish. Now, one side of the cloth covered bottle is sealed.

Cut the upper part of the cloth where we made measurement marks previously. These marks will cut the top of the cloth from the front. The front top of the bottle is now visible and back is yet covered.

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Step 3- Paste jute on the cloth

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We now need to paste the jute strands on the paper. Apply some glue on the cloth and start wrapping the jute strands on the cloth. Start from the upper end and wrap in a circular manner. Keep applying glue and wrapping the jute till the bottom. Also cover the base of the bottle with this jute strands and cut the extra jute while sticking the edges.

Now that we have gained a proper shape and thickness for a bag, remove the harpic bottle from the jute cloth. We now have a cool and thick bag base prepared!

Step 4- Prepare the flap of the bag

Handmade DIY Jute Bag

Once you remove the harpic bottle, now its time to finish the top or closing of the bag. We have a long square flap which we need to trim into a curvy shaped closing. Draw an arc/half circle on the cloth and cut it with a scissor. Now we have a perfect flap which looks great when closed. We also need to give a jute finish to the flap and thus, start wrapping jute on the flap.

Starting from the bottom, apply layers of glue and wrap jute strands on it. Lightly and smoothly apply jute on the flap.

Step 5- Prepare the belt

We will prepare the belt from in the same technique and thus, we will use jute and buckram cloth for it. Take another buckram cloth and take measurement of 1 inch width. Keep the belt long as possible which you can carry comfortably.  Cut this 1 inch wide and long stripes with a scissor. If the strips are not long enough, stick 2 strips and make a long strip.

Broaden the long strip on the table and make it flat. Apply glue on the strip and paste the jute strand on the cloth.  You will need to make 5-6 such layers of juts strands on the cloth. Fill the entire strip with jute and let it get dry.

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Step 6- Design the bag

Handmade Jute Bag DIY Craft

We need to colour the bag and thus, for a shading effect, we will use packaging tapes. Stick the packaging tape on the jute box. Also apply a second layer below the first packaging tape. Keep continuing till the base of the jute bag. Once the complete jute bag is covered with tapes in layers, now it’s time to colour the bag. Spray the jute bag with copper acrylic spray cover the front, back and the belt with this spray.

Now remove all the packaging tapes form the bag. This will give a beautiful shades and layered colour effect on the bag!

Step 7- Decorate the bag

Handmade Jute Bag DIY

Now that we have prepared a beautiful jute bag with the best shades, its time to add he buckle. We will use Velcro for easy and smooth closing/ opening. Paste the Velcro on the inner side of the flap with the help of glue. Also stick it’s another side on the bottom of the jute bag while taking correct measurements.

To decorate the jute bag, now we need the decorative laces and beads. Get a beautiful decorative pearl lace and stick it in the inner part of the flap. Frame the flap with this beautiful pearl chain. Also use this chain to frame the opening of the bag. Now use a decorative stone to stick on the flap. This will look like a beautiful button for opening and closing the bag.

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Step 8- Attach the belts and give finishing touches

It’s now time to give an exceptional and beautiful finishing touch to the bag, in the bottom, stick some decorative laces. Attach the belt with the bag. For this, apply some glue on both the ends of the belt and stick the belts in the inner sides of the bag. Let it get dry and your beautiful small jute bag is ready to use!

Jute Bag DIY Craft

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How to Make Stylish Handmade Purse Using Cardboard?

Are you crazy about colourful purses? Do you keep looking out for a purse that matches your attire for an evening party or a wedding? If you are the one who loves to go out, with a matching handbag or handmade purse you would definitely need to have a cupboard full of purses. Rest assured, you no longer need to buy those expensive purses available in the market. You can have as many as purses you want by making them at home. Yes, all you need is a few raw materials that are easily available at your home or a stationary store.

Stylish Handmade Purse

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Wondering how to make a stylish handmade purse using cardboard? Following are the materials used and a step to step process to make a handmade purse right in the comfort of your home.

Materials Required

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  • Cardboard
  • Colour paper (your choice of colour)
  • Printed paper
  • Cutter
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Glue stick
  • Decorative lace
  • Colourful pearls of your choice
  • Velcro
  • Beads
  • Glue Gun

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Procedure To Make a Handmade Purse Using Cardboard

Step 1: Mark the dimensions of 4cm, 5cm, 9cm and draw lines of these measurements on the cardboard.

Step 2: Cut the outer layer un-marked dimensions, using a cutter.

Step 3: Run the cutter lightly on the marked dimensions of the cardboard without cutting. This will enable easy folding of the cardboard. Mark two dimensions again adjacent to the earlier markings and run the cutter lightly on the marked dimensions to create a double fold on each side.

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Step 4: Now take another cardboard, and cut the dimensions of 4cm, 9cm, and 15 cm.

Step 5: Join the two cardboard pieces by pasting one flap of 4cm dimension with another of the same dimension from the other piece of cardboard.

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Step 6: Now take the joined cardboard as a stencil and mark the boundaries of the cardboard on to a paper.

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Step 7: Mark the dimensions of 1cm, 9cm, 4cm, and 9cm consequently in the same order on the paper using a ruler.

Step 8: Lightly run the cutter on the markings without cutting. This enables easy folding. Following which make cuts on the marked dimensions of paper.

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Step 9: Apply glue and paste the cut cardboard piece on the paper. Wrap the edges of the cardboard with the paper.

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Step 10: Cut another colour paper measuring 13.5 cm wide. Paste the coloured paper on the region where the cardboard is exposed. Follow the cardboard folding to get the correct shape.

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Step 11: Cut 2 pieced of the same colour paper measuring 21*8 cm. Fold the paper at the edges to make creases. Now make folds to make creases like a fan. Do the same with both pieces of paper.

Step 12: Now using the same colour paper cut 4 pieces measuring 13.5*8 cm.

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Step 13: Paste and join all the pieces of paper on the crease folded pieces of paper. Keep the folded creases paper on the edges and the plain paper at the centre and paste using a glue stick. By pasting the 4 pieces, you will get 4 compartments like a purse.

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Step 14: Now paste the pattern on the coloured side of the cardboard. Make sure to stick both the sides well.

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Step 15: Paste the Velcro on the flap side of the purse using a glue gun.

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Step 16: Decorate the purse with decorative pearls and laces of your choice. Add on all sides to make it look colourful and decorative. You can also paste the bead on the flap side of the purse for additional glamour.

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There you go! Your colourful handmade purse is ready. Yes, it is extremely simple to make one. Follow the simple above mentioned steps and make a colourful one ready for each occasion!