Last week I cut out all the fabric pieces for the clutch purse I'm making for Calliope. It really didn't look like it would - or could - transform into a purse. In fact, it looked more like a pile of scraps.
So, I wasn't feeling very optimistic when I began to assemble the purse yesterday. But by the end of the afternoon, I was about 1/3 done. And it's coming out better than I had hoped! Here is what I completed.
Right now it is all just basted together, which is why there are many extraneous little threads, especially on the ruffle.
Next I will work on the inside and spine. And finally it will get a zipper and a wrist strap.