Hi there and welcome to my shop. Here you will find little fragments of embroidery, faded vintage and sparkling new remnants made into something pretty and practical once again.
I will be putting new things on the shelves throughout April, so please keep stopping by for a rummage. Whilst postage may take a little longer than usual, it is getting through, so please be patient while you await your order. I will always let you know when I have posted it out.
I try to recycle where I can, your order will arrive wrapped in clean, recycled packaging from my hoard.
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I have made this little make up bag or purse from a beautiful vintage table cloth found in a charity shop in York. It is covered in pretty hand embroidered blue flowers, with tiny cross stitches covering the spaces in between. This would make a perfect little purse for weddings and special occasions, or for storing precious memories. A great gift for an embroiderer, a vintage textile lover, or as a present for Mum.
The embroidery has been stitched onto cotton to strengthen it, but it is still a soft little bag.
It measures 16 cm wide and 12 cm long, with a 16 cm long bright blue zip.
There is a hook so you can carry it as a tiny clutch, or to hang it up somewhere special and admire the needlework.
The back is made from a different section of the same tablecloth, and there are 3 decorative buttons in the corner.
The lining is a pretty vintage floral cotton, and it is finished off with my own embroidered name tag.
I like to reuse where possible. Your purse will be posted out using clean recycled wrapping from my hoard, and sent by Royal Mail 2nd class post.
What a beautiful find this tablecloth turned out to be. Altho it was care worn, I was able to use the pretty corner embroideries to stitch into this little make up bag, and make this fabric treasured once again.
There is a matching lavender bag also 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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