I have been making little purses of late, you know those things that you just get caught up in making, for no particular reason other than that they are fun to create? That.
Anyway, it was my daughter-in-law's birthday and my son was taking her away for the day to the seaside. I was going to give her some pennies to spend during the day - I don't usually give money, but in this case money would be most useful. I decided to make a little purse to pop the pennies in.
I used a royal blue fabric, as blue is her favourite colour, and I appliqued an "H" to the front - as her name begins with H - did you work that out ? ;)
I lined it with the same red fabric and added the zip.
Then I filled it with 2p pieces as when you go to the seaside you have to go on the penny push machines, don't you?
Of course, I popped a note or two in as well.... for an ice-cream or a windmill :)
She seemed to like it very much, which was good :)