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This rag quilt purse was made with SU’s Springtime Vintage fabric ($9.95) and solid blue, probably from Walmart (it’s less expensive there). One piece from our fabric package will make two purses, at least for the printed squares. You still need about half a yard for the solid fabric. These are so much fun to make and also fun to carry around.

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I’ve been making purses again and though I don’t do tutorials (there are already lots of good ones out there) I wanted to show some of the steps. For this purse, it takes 38 squares of fabric, cut with our scallop square die for the Big Shot. I cut 8 of the print fabric and the rest solid, then glued in batting, quilted the squares with an X and sewed them together. To make the straps, cut strips, put batting inside and stitch both sides. The strap for the button is just a little strip, tacked down on the end. Add a button and you have a purse!

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Sometimes you have to be a little silly and the owl punch just seems to lend itself to silliness. I made this card for a friend to give her a bit of encouragement. I used two retired alphabet sets for the words at the top and the sentiment from Thoughts and Prayers, as well as the owl and bird and branch punches. For a little excitement, I added a strip of designer paper behind the owl. She loved it and I had fun making it!

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