When Laurel and Robert arrived for a two day visit, my little granddaughter was wearing the ladybug dress I made recently. While she was here, we made a matching “purse.”
This is a nice little sewing project for a child, as the purse foundation can be a ready made handkerchief requiring just 4 lines of straight stitch to be finished. Or it can be more elaborate, like a square with lace edging or bias binding and machine embroidery. Note: I attached the bias binding but Laurel did the remainder of the sewing.
Regardless of your choice, you begin with a finished square. Large squares make large purses, smaller squares make smaller purses. Nothing tricky here. Continue reading