I needed to whip up a quick purse for myself because I KEEP RIPPING MY BAGS!!
I carry waaaaaay too much stuff around all the time, and I am drawn to pretty printed cottons. Consequently I have to replace my bags all the time. They just don’t hold up.
Anyhow, I had some of that sherpa/suede fabric left over from this coat, and it is sturdy. So a bag it is.
The metal hook is just for show…and to weigh down the flap. I really want my stuff to stay in. I could have made it functional, but honestly I can’t be bothered to fuss so much to fasten my bag when I use it. I like easy access without it spilling.
I used matching metal loops to attach the strap. Shortly after I constructed the main bag part, I realized I would be covered head to toe, constantly in fuzz (this stuff sheds like crazy). To reduce the amount it was already getting on me, I made the strap from corduroy.
Overall (fuzz aside) this is definitely the sturdy bag I needed, for now. I know come Summer I will not want to carry around anything furry, fuzzy, or warm.
I’ll just have to make a new one, then.
What have YOU made today?