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Welsh vintage tea towel purse or make up bag with map and seaside design

Welsh vintage tea towel purse or make up bag with map and seaside design
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I made this little coin purse or make up bag from a vintage Welsh tea towel found in a charity shop in York, where I live.The section of map on both sides shows a pretty coastline with a glimpse of the sea, as well as the heraldic shields for Glamorgan and Pembroke, Monmouth and Carmarthen.
Each corner has a scattering of Welsh daffodils, and there is a covered button with a mountain stitched to the front LHS corner. On this cosmetics bag, the sun will be forever shining!

The tea towel has been stitched onto cotton to strengthen it, but it is still soft. It opens with a 16 cm bottle green zip across the width, and measures 13 cm down the length. There is a hook for twirling round your finger, or you can hang it up somewhere special to dream of your Welsh homeland, or summer holidays at the seaside.The lining is bright blue, and it is finished off with my own embroidered name tag.

I think it would make a great present for a coastal walker, or perhaps for nostalgic memories of seaside holidays, or maybe even for someone pining for their Welsh homeland!

I like to reuse where I can. Your little purse will arrive wrapped in clean, recycled packaging from my hoard of papers and card. It will be posted out as Royal Mail 2nd class with proof of postage, which takes 3 days.


I love the illustrative designs on old teatowels, and I have made my way around the UK with their nostalgic scenes of coastlines and town centres.There is a small selection of other teatowel accessories in my shop right now.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Petra Bradley Prints within 3 days of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £2.00 £1.00

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