Cassette tape tutorial

A few days ago I posted about my cassette tape wallet and how it’s held up over the past 10 months, and I promised a tutorial. Well here it is!

First you need to get your hands on a cassette tape. For my first wallet I already had those at my house, but for this one I ordered them from American Science and Surplus. These ones were screwed together, so it was super easy to take them apart. My first one was glued together, so I had to carefully pry the pieces apart with a flat head screw driver. If you have to separate your tape like this, be very careful. I cracked one in half because I was trying to rush it 🙁 Some are glued up pretty good.

Here are the pieces together. The zipper is 9 inches and I just placed the two pieces of the tape over the inside fabric to see how big it had to be. Like so:

But you still might have to cut it down a little more than that, so it fits snug inside. I actually ended up using a piece of red felt for the inside rather than this hot pink jersey material. The felt was thicker and I like how the thicker fabric looked better than the thinner jersey.

Take some pliers and go to town on the little pieces that stick up on the inside. Be careful as you get to the pieces close to the edge, you might end up taking a whole chunk of the outside of the tape as well. I almost did a couple of times! You could use a Dremel tool to do this part.. It’s what I used for my first cassette tape wallet, but I wouldn’t recommend going that route, because it resulted in many tiny burns all over my arms and whatnot from molten globs of plastic that shot at me from the Dremel.

Now here’s the fun part.

Take your zipper and slowly start to glue it to the inside of the tape. I use the glue E6000. I’m pretty much in love with that glue, it works so well. Some people have recommended using hot glue because it doesn’t take as long, but I don’t think it’d hold as long as the E6000 has.

Anyway, as you glue it in, only apply glue to about an inch and attach the zipper, and hold it for a few minutes. Make sure the zipper foot has enough room to easily zip and unzip. Rinse and repeat until you’ve made it all the way around. If you don’t hold it down and wait for those few minutes, the zipper and tape will come apart and result in much frustration and glue-fingers. As you see here, I have quite a bit of zipper left over, so I just ended up making it go a little further onto the bottom of the tape. On my original tape the zipper ended up fitting perfectly, I don’t know what the deal is with this one! You should do this step with the zipper unzipped or else you’ll end up having to really carefully unzip the stupid thing when the glue hasn’t cured all the way.

Here it is unzipped. Glue on the other side of the zipper to the other cassette tape half.

Here are the two sides all glued in.

Slather your glue of choice all over the inside of the tape and apply the inside fabric. Press it down with some pressure and hold for a minute or two, and that should be fine.

Now, I recommend not to touch this thing until at least 24 hours have past. If you don’t you’ll regret it because if you don’t give it at least 24 hours for the glue to cure, it will probably fall apart a lot faster.

Here’s the finished product. I painted it with enamel paints 🙂

I ended up giving this one to my little sister. She’s had a good birthday weekend. If anyone has any questions about this tutorial, please feel free to ask!

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  1. […] thats it! For those of you who want a tutorial, I will be posting one soon (Posted!), after I post the tutorial for the travel set I […]

  2. April 15, 2008 at 12:31 pm — Reply

    What a cute project! I’m putting together some links to fun e-6000 projects on the new Eclectic Products blog and I’ll include this one for sure. Eclectic Products makes e-6000 and we’re always excited to find passionate users!



    • April 15, 2008 at 1:36 pm — Reply

      Thanks! I’m honored to be on that list of projects 🙂

  3. April 15, 2008 at 1:34 pm — Reply

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  4. April 17, 2008 at 3:46 pm — Reply

    Outstanding job and a fantastic tutorial. I love your projects. Keep up the great stuff!

    • April 17, 2008 at 8:42 pm — Reply

      Thanks! I saw your reply to my post on Craftster.. I was looking at your avatar/name and was thinking you looked familiar 🙂 haha

  5. April 20, 2008 at 6:02 pm — Reply

    I came upon your blog after facebook told me someone commented on the table you made. And now I’m SO inspired to make a this CUTE purse!
    Also, the fact that I’m also called Rachel, live in Texas, and am in my twenties spurs me on a bit for some reason. haha

    • April 21, 2008 at 1:27 am — Reply

      Haha awesome, I didn’t realize people were discussing my stuff on facebook 🙂 I’m glad I’ve inspired you. And yay Rachels! I always meet “Rachaels” but never Rachels. Haha.

  6. April 24, 2008 at 1:23 pm — Reply

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  7. ro95
    April 24, 2008 at 6:12 pm — Reply

    this is adorable!!! im definitely going to make these for all my friends birthdays, it gives so many options for personalization!

    • April 24, 2008 at 6:26 pm — Reply

      Awesome! You should send me some pictures of them if you end up making some 🙂

  8. Morgan
    April 24, 2008 at 7:54 pm — Reply


    • April 24, 2008 at 11:52 pm — Reply

      I’m glad you love it 😀

  9. April 25, 2008 at 7:40 am — Reply

    WOW!! This idea is totally rad crazy. I’m in the process ofcollecting tapes to make these..they are really creative! Thanks for the tut! 😀 happy.

    • April 26, 2008 at 12:35 am — Reply

      You should totally send me pictures of your wallets whenever you make them! I’d love to see them.

  10. Addie
    April 26, 2008 at 2:47 pm — Reply

    Thank you so much for this tute! I can’t wait to try it!

    • April 26, 2008 at 4:14 pm — Reply

      Your welcome! 😀

  11. April 28, 2008 at 11:20 am — Reply

    Wow! This is an awesome idea! When I need another wallet I am totally going to try this. It’s nice to have a use for all those old cassette tapes that hardly anyone uses anymore. Plus, the fact that this one has a squid on it made me happy. XD I love squids. Thanks for the tutorial, I saw you featured on the Craft Blog and just had to come and take a look.

    • April 28, 2008 at 4:15 pm — Reply

      Thank and you’re welcome! 🙂

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  13. April 28, 2008 at 6:31 pm — Reply

    Sweet!! Love it! Thanks so much for the tutorial. It actually sounds like I might be able to make this! LOL But the awesome paint job you did is definitely something I can’t do!

    • April 28, 2008 at 7:59 pm — Reply

      Thanks! Sometimes the original tape has enough decoration already, like on my yellow one.. it’s just that these ones were boring white, so I had to spruce it up 🙂

  14. April 30, 2008 at 1:24 am — Reply

    what a cute wallet!!
    thank you very much for sharing 🙂

    • April 30, 2008 at 1:33 pm — Reply

      Thanks! And you’re welcome 🙂 I’m glad you like it

  15. yz
    May 2, 2008 at 9:23 am — Reply

    mmm i wanna try! XD
    haha i wonder if i can sell them ?
    after i make them @_@

    • May 2, 2008 at 10:42 am — Reply

      Uhh, I guess you could?

      • yz
        May 2, 2008 at 11:23 am — Reply

        really? that would be awesome! thank you very much 😀

        • May 2, 2008 at 11:34 pm — Reply

          I didn’t realize you were asking for my permission.. It’s not my permission to give, the idea isn’t mine, as I mentioned in my first cassette tape post. You’d have to ask them. That’s why I’ve never made mine for profit, because I don’t have permission. I make them for myself, friends and family, for free.

        • yz
          May 3, 2008 at 10:26 am — Reply

          im sorry if i offended u
          but tat was the reason i asked for permission in the first place

          nvm i’ll just try it out for fun then

        • May 4, 2008 at 12:40 am — Reply

          It’s okay, it’s just not my permision to give.

  16. Mike
    May 2, 2008 at 4:31 pm — Reply

    I just stumbled this and think it’s pretty cool wouldn’t work for a guy too well though. One question, why would you give yz an ok to sell your idea and intellectual property for his/her own profit? yz you are an ass.

    • May 2, 2008 at 11:39 pm — Reply

      Thanks! Yeah, it’s more ideal for a girl because we can throw them into our purses rather than having to face sitting on them and being uncomfortable.
      Regarding yz, I didn’t realize they were asking for my permission.. I thought they were simply wondering if they could sell them.. which I thought was kind of rude, that’s why I commented like I did. Now that I’ve realized that though.. it’s not my permission to give, I used someone else’s idea to make my own, thats why I don’t sell them for my own profit.. It kind of irks me when people take other peoples ideas and sell them, so I try not to do that to others.

      Long post! haha, thanks for visiting 🙂

    • yz
      May 3, 2008 at 10:27 am — Reply

      im sorry if u feel that way
      this is the reason i asked for permission in the first place.

  17. Michelle
    May 2, 2008 at 6:00 pm — Reply

    i’ve already made 3 today. =)
    thanks you very much for adding a tute.
    on question. what type of paint did you use to pain the cassette? or is it painting down then using sharpies or soemthing along those lines.

    • May 2, 2008 at 11:42 pm — Reply

      Wow! I’d love to see them! 🙂 The paint I used was the kind they use for model cars.. enamel paint I believe. I used sharpie, but just a thin yellow one for the under sketch.

  18. Lou
    May 2, 2008 at 6:06 pm — Reply

    These are really cool – I love it when someone takes something old or vintage and re-works it into something unexpected AND useful. Great idea! (and seems easy enough, too.)

  19. Chelsea
    May 2, 2008 at 8:45 pm — Reply

    This is so awesome! I’m thinking it could be modified just the slightest bit to hold an ipod…with a hole in the fabric where the holes in the tape are for the headphones? What do you think?

    • May 2, 2008 at 11:44 pm — Reply

      That’s a great idea! People would get so confused if they saw someone walking around with a cassette tape that had headphones sticking out, haha. Maybe I’ll try this out 🙂 Thanks for the idea!

      • Chelsea
        May 11, 2008 at 8:33 pm — Reply

        Haha, I think it’ll work. I’m working on it right now. I’ll be sure to send you some pictures once its done!

  20. Claire
    May 6, 2008 at 6:15 pm — Reply

    I am planning to make one wallet like this, however when using the pliers, should you wear some kind of protective eye wear or am I just being to paranoid?

    • May 7, 2008 at 2:09 am — Reply

      I didn’t wear anything (other than my glasses) because I wasn’t knocking off any pieces, I was firmly grabbing ahold of areas and breaking them off, so there were no flying bits of plastic. I mean, if you feel like you should, by all means go ahead, it’d probably be better anyway, I’m just pretty unsafe when it comes to crafting, haha.

      Thanks for visiting 🙂

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    • May 15, 2008 at 9:12 pm — Reply

      I can’t understand this.. but thanks for visiting! 🙂

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  24. Mandy!
    May 14, 2008 at 9:42 pm — Reply

    thaaatss waayy too coooll

    cantt waait to doo onee!!! ^^

    • May 15, 2008 at 9:13 pm — Reply

      Thanks! I’m glad you like it 😀

  25. Stephanie
    May 14, 2008 at 10:57 pm — Reply

    lol um idk if this is a stupid question but did you buy the .50 blank tapes from the science store? And this is super dooper awesome and i’m soo happy you made a tut because everyone kept saying they would and no one did. so tytytytytyty!

    • May 15, 2008 at 9:16 pm — Reply

      I ended up buying a pack of like.. 5 old cassette tapes with self help kind of junk on it. It was only a few bucks from the American Science and Surplus.. I didn’t get the 30 second ones cuz I figured those were the tiny ones you stuck in an answering machine.. although, those would be cute for a little coin purse probably 🙂

  26. May 14, 2008 at 11:34 pm — Reply

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  28. Tami
    May 26, 2008 at 9:25 pm — Reply

    so I tried this tonight (went raiding my basement for all the tapes I could find) and went to buy some zippers.

    Well, at first, I glued the zipper inside out, didn’t realize it til I went to glue the other side on. Then after taking off the zipper, I did it again!

    When I FINALLY got it, when I zipped it up, it was lopsided! needless to say, I give up for tonight! But it would be a PERFECT accessory for the record purse I made!

    • May 28, 2008 at 6:43 pm — Reply

      I’m sorry it didn’t turn out too good for you. My very first one was pretty tricky as well. Hopefully it will turn out better if you try again! 🙂

  29. Maluro
    June 4, 2008 at 6:50 pm — Reply

    This is super nice!
    I’m trying to make one right one… (except that I can’t paste it yet since I don’t have nothing to paste it with XD)
    Anyway.. my question .. I have this cassette that has stickers and I trying to get rid of them so I can paint it later. But its a bit too hard!! Any suggesting of how to get rid of the labels =D??

    • June 19, 2008 at 11:39 pm — Reply

      When I was little we used to remove stickers by soaking them in water and rubbing them off.. so that’s what I am going to suggest to you. 🙂

    • gen
      August 4, 2008 at 5:05 pm — Reply

      try Goo Gone to get stickers off – it works GREAT on all the stickers my kids put everywhere – mirrors, windows, hardwood floors, walls, etc… – i have a small bottle (less than 4 oz) that has lasted 3 years so far. bought it at the hardware store, but probably available at the big-box stores….if not with cleaning products, check the hardware section – ask the guy at the paint counter

      • Laura
        December 23, 2008 at 7:14 am — Reply

        you can also try to use a hairdryer on it for a few minutes, thats what I allways do and it works perfectly fine, never tried the others

  30. kyra
    June 19, 2008 at 9:00 am — Reply

    hi i love your tutorial! thank you very much.
    but i’m wondering if how could i make the wallet thicker?

    • June 19, 2008 at 11:41 pm — Reply

      Hm! I’m not sure how you could make it thicker.. Maybe you could try to just barely glue the zipper in.. like, towards the edges of the zipper or something.. sorry I can’t help any more than that! Mine are always pretty thin.

  31. tk
    June 27, 2008 at 12:49 pm — Reply

    are the zippers closed-end or open-end? i’m not sure what kind to get. i haven’t looked for zippers yet, but where did you get yours? are they at specialty craft/fabric stores only, or would walmart have them?

    • June 29, 2008 at 2:22 am — Reply

      I usually get the closed-end zippers, you should be able to get them from any craft store, and Walmart too.

  32. maggie
    June 27, 2008 at 1:42 pm — Reply

    so how do you get the tape apart?
    the flathead screwdriver thing is just not doing anything.

    • June 29, 2008 at 2:23 am — Reply

      I use an exacto knife on mine.. veeeery carefully! 🙂

  33. maggie
    June 27, 2008 at 2:05 pm — Reply

    haha ok i found some that screw closed.

    • June 29, 2008 at 2:24 am — Reply

      I’m sorry you couldn’t get any other ones opened.. some tapes are kind of stubborn unfortunately. I hope you make some awesome wallets out of the screw-closed tapes!

  34. jess
    July 1, 2008 at 8:17 am — Reply

    what exact glue did you use??? and does it stick to other plastics as well????? thanks!!!!! -jess

    • December 1, 2008 at 1:00 am — Reply

      I believe I covered what kind of glue I used in my post..

      “I use the glue E6000.”

      Haha, yeah 🙂 I hope that helps!

  35. July 6, 2008 at 6:59 pm — Reply

    This is a great recycling idea. I’m a recycling fan. I’ll try to look for old tapes to try an improvement–more like a divider–to be able to safekeep bills (banknotes) instead of being loose when you open the purse.

    Great site!

    • December 1, 2008 at 1:01 am — Reply

      Thanks for visiting! 🙂

  36. Eridel
    July 12, 2008 at 1:43 pm — Reply

    Thats pretty awesome. I have tons of old cassette tapes laying around. Looks like i’m going to have to try this out.

  37. July 25, 2008 at 5:58 am — Reply

    WOW! I’m gonna try this out! Thanks for the inspiration!

  38. Sarah
    July 31, 2008 at 12:25 pm — Reply

    I will be making some.

    • December 1, 2008 at 1:03 am — Reply

      Thanks! You should send me your pictures if you make some, I love seeing other peoples crafts, too 🙂

  39. bella
    August 7, 2008 at 2:00 am — Reply

    uhh that is awesome..i’m gonna have to try that.

  40. Melissa
    August 8, 2008 at 4:00 am — Reply

    i am going to go right out and buy like 5 thousand tapes at the secondhand store and make a lot of these. also, i have that same sewing machine that is at the top of the page there.

    • December 1, 2008 at 1:01 am — Reply

      You should send me pictures of your tapes if you do this! 🙂

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  42. October 2, 2008 at 12:56 pm — Reply

    Thank you. you just gave me my first idea for Christmas gift-giving. (hugs)

    Linking to your blog, if I may? 🙂

  43. daniel
    October 16, 2008 at 2:38 am — Reply

    tried one of these before after seeing that one designer selling em for a ridiculous amt of money, didn’t turn out so well. so far the method with the e6000 glue is going good, but i’m just worried about how to nicely/cleanly close off the ends of zipper material at the bottom of the wallet.

    i’m ok w/ sewing by hand and think i might need to do some of that to get the whole thing closed off with the zipper fabric attaching to the felt/interior material, so that there are no little gaps at the corners. not sure if i’m making any sense, if you could elaborate on how you closed off the loose zipper fabric ends itd be helpful =)

    • December 1, 2008 at 1:04 am — Reply

      The way I made it look “clean” was to fold up the extra fabric tabs on the end of the zippers and glued them up inside the tape. Then when I glue in the fabric it gets covered.

      Hope that helped!

  44. Ashley
    October 18, 2008 at 3:09 pm — Reply

    I saw the pictures of this a while ago and planned on making it, but when I finally got my hands on a tape, it was one of the glued together ones, not screwed together. So today I decided to dig up a screwed together one. Tips for anyone trying to do this, make sure the zipper is the right way when you glue it in, the first time I glued mine it it was backwards X_X. Also, make sure to either use an opaque tape or paint/sharpie a clear one, you can see the glue all over. Also, when putting in the zipper, start with the zipper end, not the end end, so you can lay it flat to put the fabric in, I started with the other end and it wouldn’t lay flat. But it turnd out! I’m going to decorate it once the glue’s cured and maybe I’ll get some pictures for you.

    • December 1, 2008 at 1:11 am — Reply

      Actually, the very first tape I made was glued together. I think I even mentioned it in my post as well. The screwed together ones just make it easier hehe 🙂

      Yeah, I don’t like doing clear tapes because of the glue issue, that’s why I’ve only ever done opaque ones 🙂

      You should send me those pictures! I’d love to see them.

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  47. Nakedcube
    November 19, 2008 at 12:25 pm — Reply

    So I decied to make this today and I have come across some useful hints, I didn’t read all the comments cause there are just too many, but here they are. One is I broke a plastic knife in half to help push the zipper down and around the corners/edges while gluing. Also as I held it in place with the knife, I let a warm hair dryer run over it which helped keep the last piece I glued stay and not move before I glued the next section. I am thinking that maybe for the next one I can sew the zipper to the fabric and then glue the whole piece inside. What do you think? I am thinking it will work ok if I use a thicker fabric, like a wool felt.

    • December 1, 2008 at 1:16 am — Reply

      When I made mine I just held it together with my fingers for a few minutes till the glue would stick..then I’d glue down the next half inch and repeat.. so it took me quite a while haha 🙂

      I’ve seen people sew up a wallet and then just glue the tape onto the sewn wallet, so I’m sure that it would work for you as well.

      Yeah, I like how it looks with the thicker felt as well.

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  51. Misty
    November 23, 2008 at 5:00 pm — Reply

    It looks realy nice, but isn’t a bit fragile on the long term use? Wonderfull idea though.

  52. December 2, 2008 at 1:40 am — Reply

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  54. Alex
    December 14, 2008 at 1:54 pm — Reply

    when i saw this i had to try it out eeee!
    so cute, here’s how mine turned out:

  55. Emilie
    December 21, 2008 at 7:11 am — Reply

    Freaking awesome project!!!! I love it… its perfect for christmas presents… I love the idea of painting them… I did a couple old school nintendo designs on them and am in love 🙂

    thanks for sharing this!!!

  56. December 23, 2008 at 5:50 pm — Reply

    I just made one of these as a Christmas present for one of my friends. 🙂
    I painted Gir, hearts and Tacos on the outside in acrylic and ink and sprayed it fixative afterwards. Used some black scrap fabric from an old sweater and it turned out awesomely.

    Thank you!

  57. Mallory
    January 3, 2009 at 2:31 pm — Reply

    I tried this last night and made a horrible mess with the glue. The e6000 likes to keep squirting glue long after I’ve stopped squeezing. Any tips for not getting it on the zipper teeth? I’m going to try again tonight, with a stiffer fabric and a sturdier tape.

  58. January 22, 2009 at 3:19 pm — Reply

    This is so cool! Thanks so much for the tute, I’ll be linking.

  59. January 23, 2009 at 10:21 am — Reply

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  61. February 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm — Reply

    Love it! Thanks for the tutorial 🙂

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  65. August 15, 2009 at 10:21 am — Reply

    Hi Chezlin! I love this idea.

    It is my ‘female companions’ birthday soon and I made one of these for her.
    Using a Black cassette, Red Zip and Green inner material.

    It took me 4 hours! 😛
    I made a few mistakes but got there in the end.

    I hope my female friend likes it! 😛

    Thanks for sharing your idea. 😀

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  67. marina
    November 17, 2009 at 7:25 pm — Reply

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  68. Kelly
    November 20, 2009 at 6:33 am — Reply

    My daughter found these on a website and they were 43 dollars. I knew we could make these, so we searched the internet and found you!!

    thanks so much for the tutorial. We can’t wait to get started.

  69. michel
    November 23, 2009 at 6:04 pm — Reply

    i loved that idea please change it to spanish because i do not talk english very well. Please send to my mail new ideas about of recycle¡¡¡

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  73. January 20, 2010 at 10:19 am — Reply

    Very nicely done, sweet tutorial! Now when I’m thrift-store-treasure-hunting I’m going to look for some cool retro cassette tapes. I’d also like to try an 8-track if I could ever find one.

    • February 17, 2011 at 5:35 am — Reply

      I WAS THINKING THE SAME THING! And with a VHS too! Yes we still have tons of them around here. Ima ask my parents for some 8-track tapes too! =D

  74. February 18, 2010 at 10:25 pm — Reply

    Great DIY!

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  76. March 11, 2010 at 10:28 pm — Reply

    Спасибо за хорошую статейку

  77. Chiara
    May 9, 2010 at 4:14 am — Reply

    Hi!You works are so beautiful!
    (Excuse me for the grammar,but I’m italian!)

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  80. F
    January 9, 2011 at 7:10 am — Reply

    love it, love your tutorial, love the way you explain…sweet, simple, and explaining all the important stuff( the details!) 😉 thanks a lot! F.

    • January 10, 2011 at 3:01 pm — Reply

      @F: Thanks! That means a lot 🙂

  81. February 17, 2011 at 5:34 am — Reply

    OH EM GEEE!! THIS IS SO HOTT!!! Sorry for shouting but this soooo rocks! no you have me thinking of VHS clutch! LOL im very crafty too! My aunt taught us very young (7yrs old or so) how to make picture frams out of cardboard, fabric, glue and batting! We made so many of those darn things! LOL! Girl i love this and your lil coin purse! I have a BUNCH of tapes from the 80’s (i hope…hmmm i may have tossed them 🙁 ) in storage. I love your graphics too! Im going to get my 9yr old daughter on these projects! THANKS SO MUCH!

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  83. […] (you could also use french hooks) earrings. Without removing the screwbacks.I never thought of making a wallet out of a cassette tape before, but what a way to re-purpose old cassette tapes! This could be a very cool […]

  84. abc
    April 25, 2011 at 12:01 pm — Reply

    bu allah için nece.çincemi yunancamı

  85. Marchelle
    May 1, 2011 at 8:42 pm — Reply

    Could you give a tutorial on doing the paints? THEY’RE BEAUTIFUL!

  86. Marceline Bonnet
    November 12, 2011 at 12:52 pm — Reply

    idée géniale
    merci beaucoup

  87. healthlifeevery
    November 19, 2011 at 6:44 am — Reply

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  88. Christa Sunderland
    December 30, 2011 at 7:14 am — Reply

    So cute and a very clever idea 🙂 I am going to give this a try soon 🙂

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  92. December 3, 2012 at 8:04 pm — Reply

    For the zipper. Do I need to go out and buy one? Or, can I cut one out of a pair of old pants that I no longer need? Would that work you think?

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    March 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm — Reply

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  95. Treenarenee
    December 14, 2013 at 11:13 pm — Reply

    very nice and it looks easy!

  96. […] A few years ago Josiah made these really cool wallets for the other children…out of cassette tapes.  He used this tutorial.  […]

  97. […] found a very cool tutorial where they used old cassette tapes and transformed it into a cute coin purse.  The tutorial seemed […]

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  101. January 30, 2017 at 3:03 pm — Reply

    Thank you for sharing awesome trick

  102. Lynsey
    October 31, 2017 at 12:05 pm — Reply

    Can you link to the pictures? It says it needs updated to post them from a third party site.

    Thank you!

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