Monday, January 10, 2011

Ruffle Flower Purses Take 2 and 3



These were two Christmas gifts I made and gave to my cute little (who is now really the big 2-1 so I should call her younger, but I like to reminder her who’s boss!) and my favorite Sister-In-Law!  (Don’t tell the my other SIL’s, I don’t think they are aware of my secret crafty blogging identity, so hopefully they won’t read this!) 

I am getting to be a purse pro, well at least this style of purses.  I posted about my first purse I made for a friend’s B-Day, HERE.  Since I had a TON of leftover grey vinyl from that project, I decided these two purse loving gals would like one for Christmas.  (Oh, and I could still make ANOTHER purse!  I have that much leftover!) 

Two things that made process a little smoother the second (and third) time around:

  • I used a piece of fabric and a piece of vinyl for the strap, it turned out much better than my first attempt where I used two pieces of vinyl.  Sorry first attempt!
  • Second, I used two pieces of cotton fabric to make the pocket, instead of a piece of vinyl and a piece of cotton.  Again much better, and still super cute!!

I must give credit where credit is due, I was not clever enough to come up with this pattern on my own.  I found this great tutorial by Tam from Sew Dang Cute, who was guest posting on Ucreate.

I should add, my cute sister is the one in the bottom picture with the black and white purse!  She came down last Sunday and I told her I needed a picture of her purse for my blog.  I also told her I would crop her head out, but she’s just to cute to crop out! 


  1. That's cute! And I've got that new ruffler foot....hmmm.....

  2. Can I hire you to make curtains for my craft room? Or come sew with me?

  3. This is so cute love the ruffles!

  4. Cute! Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

  5. These are soo adorable! Loving the ruffles.. Thanks for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party!

  6. These are Fabulous!!

  7. Adorable!! I'm giving away a Cricut Cartridge on my blog this week! Come on by and check it out! TFS. Bug Hugs :D


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