Not Quilting Related

My friend Whitney made this adorable purse and I wanted one, just like it.

I bought the pattern and she graciously offered to make me it for me. I wanted the same fabric and everything. But, when I went to my favorite quilt shop, they didn’t have enough of the lining fabric. So I picked out some different fabric equally as cute. But I did get a fat quarter of the lining fabric. You know, just so I could look at it.

Then I came across this pattern on made-by-rae.blogspot.com. With my limited sewing experience, I was a little worried about making it, but it seemed simple enough. The best part, it only used 2 fat quarters of fabric. So I gave it a go and this is what I made.

I am really happy with how it turned out, it’s the perfect size for me. I think when I make it again, I will put interfacing in the strap and on the lining. But it was really easy to make and it should tide me over until Whitney gets mine done!

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Comments

  1. lesthook says:

    I love them both! Great material!

  2. Awesome! Well done, I love it!

  3. Thank you for the link.
    I love that fabric!

  4. Whitney Wilson says:

    Great job on the purse Angela!!!! I will have to BUY that pattern and make some of them.

  5. Really nice bag. I was looking at the amy butler fabric you as the lining in town this afternoon. They didn’t have any coordinating fabric available but now I’ve seen this I know what it goes with! Might have a quick surf through the fabric shops now so I can make a bag for myself!!

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