Do you have a pile of clothes that you simply don’t use anymore? Before tossing or giving them away, recycle them with this fun DIY. Add a rustic and creative touch to the wines you gift with these homemade jean and sweater wine bags! You can make these DIY wine bags in less than 15 minutes. Not only are you reusing and saving, you’re also making a unique gift that can be used many times.
You Will Need:
- Old Jeans
- Old Sweater
- Four Medium Sized Buttons
- Tape Measure
- Twine Rope
- 2 Different Types of Ribbon
- Sewing Machine
- Sewing Needle
Step 1: Place your wine bottle inside the pant leg to gauge how much material you need to cut.
Step 2: Measure out about 18 inches from the bottom hem of the jeans.
Step 3: Cut across the material, cutting from the top of the jeans.
Step 4: Flip your cut piece of jeans inside out.
Step 5: Line up the jean with the needle on the sewing machine. You want the line you sew to be about ½ an inch in from the cut bottom of the jean.
Step 6: Begin to sew a simple straight line across the jean and sew all the way across the bottom.
Step 7: Then flip the bag inside out again.
Step 8: Place a bottle of any Bricoleur wine the bag and secure the top with twine rope or tie the sweater wine bag with the red ribbon.
Optional Steps: Cuff the jeans and sew the buttons and ribbon on it.