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This is a larger sized frame purse that will happily carry your cards, cash, a key, lip balm - it is surprisingly capacious!
I've made the purse by partnering Liberty lawn in the classic Strawberry Thief print and a toning Teal coloured Essex Linen. The lining is made with golden shot silk and there's a credit card sized slip pocket inside. There's also an alternative hot pink lining option, if shot silk isn't your thing.
I've added woven cotton interfacing to the outer and linings to strengthen them, and I've added some soft fleece that gives a puffy effect that feels nice in your hand and protects the contents.
The metal frame of the purse is a pale bronze colour and I've hand stitched it into place using a perle cotton in a rich gold. The purse frame has 'eyes' on the side so that you could attach a chain or wrist strap to, if you wished.
Please see the final photograph for the dimensions of the purse. If you like the design and size of the purse but would like it made with different fabrics / colours, just message me to discuss what's possible.
Strawberry Thief was designed by William Morris in 1883. It was part of a group of designs incorporating animals with flowers. Liberty Fabrics first produced it as a furnishing fabric in 1979 and it has since been redrawn for Tana Lawn on a smaller scale. Strawberry Thief has been on classic Tana since 1955.
With such a popular print, it isn't surprising that it's available in so many colourways! The main ones that I have in my Liberty collection are this teal, a bright blue and a lovely subtle grey. It is such a perfect print for my purses because the main bird feature of the print fits perfectly onto both my small and larger coin purses.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by the crimson rabbit within 14 days of receiving payment.
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Returns & Shipping Policy
You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken; digital items.
Please note that if your order is being posted outside mainland UK, you (or the recipient) may have to pay customs or VAT charges and a handling fee. The seller is not responsible for any charges or fees that may incur.