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DIY: How to Create a Chic Upcycled Denim Duffle Bag

Make this very stylish denim duffle bag created from recycled jeans, perfect for the modern individual seeking versatility. This bag boasts a lined interior, offering both functionality and aesthetic appeal. On one side, you'll find a convenient zipper pocket, while the other side features two appliqued pockets, adding a touch of charm. This pattern by GAMMAstudio is recommended for advanced sewers.

Let's delve into the specifications of this denim duffle bag pattern:

The outer material consists of blue recycled denim, giving the duffle bag a sustainable and stylish appeal. Internally, the duffle bag is lined with upholstery fabric for durability and a sturdy, polished finish.


When it comes to pockets, this duffle bag is designed for maximum functionality. On the outside, there are two large pockets on the front, two pockets on the back, and two additional pockets on the sides. Inside, you'll find a convenient zippered pocket on the front and an appliqued pocket on the back.


For secure closure, the duffle bag features a top closure with a zipper, ensuring your belongings stay safe while on the go.

Carrying options:

Carrying options include two sturdy denim straps for hand or shoulder carry, along with an adjustable strap for added versatility. With these features, this denim duffle bag offers both style and practicality for your everyday needs.

The measurements of the bag are as follows:

  • Length: 48 cm (18.90 inches)

  • Width: 18 cm (7.08 inches)

  • Height: 23.50 cm (9.25 inches)

  • Small strap length: 72 cm (28.50 inches)

  • Long strap length: 150-160 cm (59-60 inches)

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