How To Make Felt Purse

- Aug 12, 2017-

What You Need

  • * 1 yard white wool felt

  • * 3 sheets 8-1/2-x-11-inch paper for pattern

  • * Tape

  • * Scissors

  • * 1 skein red cotton floss

  • * Needle

  • * Red felt

  • * 1 button

  • * 1/2 yard cording

  • * Crafts glue

How to Make It

  1. 1.Wash the white felt and let it air-dry.

  2. 2.To make the pattern, tape the long end of one sheet of paper to the long end of the next; add the third sheet of paper in the same way.

  3. 3.Use scissors to cut the top piece of the pattern into a V that will become the purse flap.

  4. 4.Place the paper on the white felt and cut all around.

  5. 5.Fold the bottom third of the felt over the middle third; stitch the sides together using a blanket embroidery stitch, to create the purse pouch. Also stitch around the V for a cohesive look.

  6. 6.Cut four petal shapes from red felt and glue them to the point of the V.

  7. 7.Stitch a button in the center to finish.

  8. 8.To make the handle, cover the cording with a scrap of white felt and glue the ends shut.

  9. 9.Stitch the handle neatly to the back side of the bag.