Saturday, March 3, 2018

Purse With Unusual Closure

This is a quick and easy gift purse, that has an unusual closure. Measurements are below and the tutorial is at the link below.

Video Tutorial:

2 sheets of cardstock 8 1/4x11 inches, on the 11" side score at 3 1/2" and 10 1/2" turn to the right and score on the 8 1/4" side at 3 1/2" and 6 3/4".

With small scored area at the top and small scored area at the right, score at 3/4" down to the second score line. Turn to the right so score line you just made is on the top and score at 1" and 2 1/2" just down to first score line.

Then with these score lines at the top, start at the vertical score line where you ended the 1" and 2 1/2" score marks and mark down on the sides of the square box 1 1/4", make a small mark. Do this on both sides of the square and on both sheets of paper. Now join the 1" and 2 1/2" score lines to the marks you just made creating a half triangle.

Pattern paper is cut at 6 7/8"x3 1/8" you will need 2 of these.
Ribbon for handles is cut at 12" you will need 2 of these.
you will need 4 brads and 4 small circles.

Cut away sections as shown in the video and cut up on the score lines as shown.

Assemble and you have your purse gift box.

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