An Everyday Purse

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I'm proud of accidently sewing the purse inside out and not being tempted to take it all apart and fix it. Actually I like it screwed up. It shows off two fabric combinations as planned. But I was going to have the pockets to be inside instead of outside. You know what? I kind of like the little pockets on the outside. I'll keep this one for my everyday purse. I don't use purses like suitcases--so I don't need an overly large purse. I like the long straps--to just throw it over my shoulder, or knot it and carry it by hand. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't worry if you make a mistake. Oh gee, I've been sewing for 50 years and I continue to make simple mistakes here and there. Sometimes the mistakes look pretty good.

What you will need

  • Exterior: Navy Duck Cloth (quilted using free motion stitching) Exterior: Printed Kitty Fabric (quilted using free motion stitching) 14 inch zipper Interior: Printed cotton fabric

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