Coin Purse Modification

Remember when I said I had plans for the coin purse that came with my Village Tote?  They have come to fruition!

20140529-100353-36233691.jpgCoin purse as it came to me: cute, small strap that could be used as a purse leash inside the tote, or to make this a tiny handbag (as shown), or to make it a wristlet.

20140529-100355-36235287.jpgAdd one LONG strap made from fabric saved from making the reproduction 1912 uniform for the last National Convention.

20140529-100356-36236867.jpgAnd a strip of the same fabric handstitched to the outside of the bag, and voila! A crossbody bag that will look fab with my suit, but is still usable the way it was intended to.  It’s just big enough for my wallet, phone, chapstick, and a room key.

What do you think?

 

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