How to Add a Wristlet Strap to any Bag, Pouch or Wallet

Wristlet Strap

Add a detachable wristlet strap to any bag you already have. Do you have your hands full but want to prevent your diaper clutch from falling? One simple solution: a DIY wristlet strap.  Transform any zipper pouch into a grab-and-go clutch, using this easy beginner sewing tutorial. You'll love it!


  • 1 strip of fabric 14 inch long by 4 inch wide (36 cm x 10 cm)
  • 1 piece of fabric 4 inch long by 2 inch wide (10 cm x 5 cm)
  • 1 small lobster clasp – swivel hooks , width of the clasp base 3/4 inch (2 cm)
  • D-ring or O-ring width 3/4 inch (2 cm)
  • pins or wonder clips
  • the usual: sewing machine, matching thread

Check the FREE Tutorial HERE

Here's a foldover clutch FREE pattern that you can sew together with this wristlet strap.


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