You can use a small leather scrap to make this cute and simple drawstring purse!
- 1/2 yd of Soft Leather,
- 2 Purse Strap Hooks,
- Awl/Strong Hole Punch
- Sewing Machine
- Trail a circle on the scrap of leather. I used an 11.5″ circle and ended up with a 6″ pouch approximately. It depends on what size you want you pouch to be.
- Cut the circle out.
- If you wish to decorate your pouch, use a sharpie to design a pattern. I drew a polka dot pattern of hearts.
- Punch 12 holes with equal space around your circle. You can use an awl or or a nice hole punch.
- Thread your ribbon through the 12 holes, with 2 ends in the front.
- Pull both ends of the ribbon to draw up your circle in order to make a bag, and then tie a bow.
- Cut a 1″ x 9″ strip from your leather scraps for your strap.
- Fold the edge of one end of the strap through the purse clip, and stitch down the end as demonstrated in the picture.
All done! How did yours turn out?
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