Back in March I posted about trying out some purse designs – exercising the little grey cells, March 13th – I’ve continued to work out paper samples so decided to try another using some of the ‘hope’ collection fabric left over from my messenger bag.
This was much more successful. This purse has card slots, a zipped coin section, slots for bank notes and 3 spaces for receipts/notes etc. There are a couple of modifications I would make – the overall dimensions could be reduced slightly and the expanding side panels made a little smaller, I would also attach the bias tape by opening it up, machining one side then folding over and finishing the other side by hand – just to make it look a bit neater.
The zipped section has a contrasting lining and on the right you can see how the sides allow plenty of room for expansion.
This is a nice easy project that can be made up quite quickly, a great way to use up small amounts of left over fabric.
Crazy Patchwork Square 2
This is the 2nd of my embroidered crazy patchwork squares.
When I go on holiday I like to take small pieces of prepared backgrounds that I can pick up in spare moments to stitch on, these patchwork squares are ideal for this.
What are your favourite holiday projects?