Drop Cloth Purse

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Drop Cloth Purse
Drop Cloth Purse
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Add a spacious bag to your closet with just a few materials. Sew this Drop Cloth Purse using an inexpensive drop cloth canvas and this purse sewing tutorial. This is a great project for people who are looking for a spacious bag but don't want to spend a lot. The bag making tutorial will show you how to make this lovely purse that has plenty of pockets for organization. You'll love how much room this bag offers you and you'll love decorating the finished product with any embellishments you like.

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Hardware store drop cloths make excellent totes. The fabric is sturdy enough to last a long time. I imagine a heavy duty sewing machine needed and strong thread might be best to use with this type of fabric. This drop cloth purse would look nice with a stamped design added for extra pizzazz.

I can't wait to make this! I'm going to stamp a simple motif on the outside, also, with the fabric stamps and ink I have used on burlap before. It should look even better on this flatter, smoother fabric and the detail will show up better than on burlap. I know my friends and family are going to ask me to make them one!



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