My pile of scraps have been growing. So I decided to do something about it and I've been doing a few different scrap busting projects. One of them is making a keychain wristlet. They are easy to make and they look great. They are also really durable. When the strap on my clutch wallet broke, I replace it with a wristlet, and its been working out quite nicely.
Here is how you can make your own:
Materials & Tools:
- Scrap fabric
- Snap hook
- Sewing machine & notions
- loop puller
- You will need two pieces of scrap fabric that measure, 2" by 11" (FYI be careful of the fabric you use, you want something nice a durable, but not took thick because you will run into problems later)
- Place the right sides of fabric together, pin and sew along the long edges. Leave a 1/4 inch seam allowance. Congrats, you made a tube!
- Use your loop puller and pull your 'tube' inside out. Use your iron to press the 'tube' so it is nice a crisp
- Top stitch along the long edges
- Insert 'tube' through the snap hook and fold it so that the two short edges are together. Pin and sew along the short edge
- Flip the strap around, so that the other side is exposed. Move the sewn short edge over to the snap hook.
- Pin and top stitch above where the snap hook is. This way you can cover up the raw edge and give your wristlet a nice finished touch.
- Put some keys on it and you are good to go!
Make one yourself! I've been having a lot of fun making all different kinds of wristlets!