It's that time of year again--Purse Week! The blog Lemon Squeezy Home does a Purse Week each year where people can enter with bags they have sewn and win prizes. I think I've joined each year. This year my real motivation was to make a new purse for myself. My son was recently pottytrained and so now I have both kids carry a backpack with their sippies and other stuff. So I needed a smaller purse! I have only a few things that I carry in a purse: my wallet, kindle, phone, keys, checkbook, pen, and hand sanitizer.
I took my machine to the shop on Monday and they told me it would take 5 days to work on. I got out my old machine, which is slow and clunky and can't really sew a straight line, and managed to make this purse. The next day I was shocked when they called me and said my machine was done, so I hurried out to get it, because I couldn't handle sewing on my old machine for any more projects!
So I think the teal one will be my first entry, and for my second I think I'll use one of my clutches. I'm still debating, but I think it will be this one: