PURSE YOUR LIPS AND GET SEWING

A lot of people are enjoying cloth purses right now, so those who have plenty of free time (or actually–just a little bit of free time) can still whip off a few wonderful shoulder bags for very nice Christmas gifts.

Because I’m handicapped when it comes to following sewing directions, I’ll direct you to website directions that even I can follow:  TinyHappy’s Shoulder Bag Tutorial

Here is a bag I have given as a gift:

I used Walmart “upholstery” fabric and made my straps 6 inches shorter than the original.  I have gotten many compliments on the one I used this summer (graciously modeled by my younger son):

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