Eco Chic Crossword Clutch
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Eco Chic Crossword Clutch

Put the Sunday paper to stylish use!

Fashion an adorable clutch out of a simple crossword puzzle plus your favorite eyecatching embellishments.

Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Velcro® Sticky Back™ Fasteners, small

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Material List

  • Newspaper – Style of Choice
  • Creatology™ Felt – Smoke
  • Scotch® Packing Tape
  • Velcro®, Sticky-back
  • Embellishments – Style of Choice
  • Eyelets – Color of Choice
  • Chain – Style of Choice
  • Crop-a-Dile™
  • Charms – Color of Choice
 

Project Instructions

Place packing tape over a piece of newspaper, covering the entire area.

Lay a piece of felt on the back side of the paper/tape. Tape around the outside to attach the felt.

Fold paper in thirds and tape the bottom sides to make a pocket. Tape across the felt to reinforce the top flap.

Punch holes on top flap sides for a chain strap. Use a Crop-a-dile™ and eyelets.

Attach chain with an “O” ring. Add sticky-back Velcro® as closures for the bag.

Embellish with charms of choice.