Materials I used
Some scrap material for the rosettes
Some bling for the center of the rosettes, or whatever you have handy (buttons, old earings, or jewels)
Felt for the back of the rosettes
Pins to attach the rosettes to the bag
I folded one of the placemats in half. Sewed up the left and right side. I didn't worry about my seams because I was going to turn this baby inside out.
For the strap I cut the other placemat the 6 " wide. I didn't take any off the length
Fold the material for the strap over and sew down the edge.
This is what the strap looks like when its been flipped inside out and is done.
Sew the strap to the side seam of the bag. Do that on both sides. I 'attempted' to do this. However, after my needles decided they didn't like the thick fabric as much as I did, they continued to break. I ended up hand sewing the straps on. But, if you don't buy crazy placemats like I did, this part will be a cinch and you won't have to hand sew it!
Then I started working on making the rosettes. There are so many fabulous tutorials out there, you can find out more on how to make them here.
The final product! The little misses loves it, hopefully next time it won't take me months to finish one of her sweet little projects! Even with having to hand sew the strap on, this project was so super easy and quick. Can't wait to see her test it out Sunday!
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