Monday, February 25, 2008

1 Product, 3 Ways Workshop

For our first Workshop, Jessica, Lisa and Melissa used the Mini Tinted Purses and did some AMAZING things with them. These designs are perfect for Spring party favors, Birthday gifts or just because you want to give a little sweet gift to a friend.

Spring Purse by Jessica Witty

Step 1: Lay purse flat on table and apply flower spray rub-on to front.

Step 2: Stamp the butterfly on Cardstock, cut out and bend up wings; adhere to flowers on purse.

Step 3: Assemble purse and tie small piece of ribbon to handle.

Miracle Purse by Melissa Phillips

Step 1: Cut floral blue paper to fit inside panels of front and back of bag. Insert and attach along upper edges.

Step 2: Fill with gift and secure snap to close. Wrap pink polka-dot ribbon around bag and tie in bow directly over snap. Trim ends using pinking shears.

Step 3: Attach baby sticker over ribbon near bottom of bag.

Step 4: Tie button leaves and round blue button with thread. Attach flower button to handle and adhere blue button to center. Adhere leaf buttons to sides of flowers.

For You Purse by Lisa Dorsey

"This sweet little purse was so much fun to make. When I create projects, sometimes I like to mimic elements from the pattern paper that I am using. That is what I did here. I loved the simple flowers that were part of this paper so I decided to recreate one of them for my purse."

Step 1: Start by using your red marker to draw in stitching around the outside edges of the purse. Don't worry if you make a mistake. A little nail polish remover will take permanent marker of most surfaces.

Step 2: Using your scallop scissors, cut a strip of pattern paper. In order to cut a straight line, use a ruler to draw a straight line on the back of the paper.
Then use the line as a guide to help you cut a straight line. If you don't have a scalloped scissors use a piece of paper with a scalloped edge as a template and draw the scallops on the back of your pattern paper and cut out. Use the small hole punch to punch a circle in the center of each scallop. Attach two scalloped edge strips to the bottom of the purse, one on the front and one on the bottom.

Step 3: Cut a 1 ¾ inch stem from the green cardstock and one leaf. To cut the stem, simply cut a thin strip with a V at the top. U
se the ¼ inch hole punch and punch two red dots from the red cardstock. Punch three smaller holes from the red also; Assemble to create the flower.

Step 4: Print or stamp a sentiment on cardstock and cut into tag; hang on bag with gingham ribbon.

1 comment:

Linda Beeson said...

OK, I can hardly handle how adorable all of you gals were with these purses! I am in AWE!