DIY Book Purse

DIY book purse tutorial

Are you a book lover? Turn an old book into a one-of-a-kind purse. Talk about a conversation starter! These are so cute! These would be perfect gifts for a librarian or teacher as well!


  • hard cover book at least 1″ thick
  • magnetic snap kit
  • lining fabric that coordinates or compliments with book colors
  • heavy weight interfacing


  • X-Acto blade
  • fabric scissors
  • marker
  • hot glue gun
  • iron
  • sewing machine

Skill Level

Advanced Beginner

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