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...Thrift Shop Purse Revamp

I was out and about opp shopping recently and came across this purse for $1. Pretty cool. It's an old Sportsgirl clutch and it's in my favorite colour! Score!

A few weeks ago I made some show flowers-you can see the tutorial here- and I decided that perhaps a similar addition would be nice on this purse!

Fabric Scraps
A button
Needle and thread
An old purse

I collected my fabric scraps in a range of different colours that complimented the purse
 I found a circle shape that would be a good size for my biggest circle. This Dulux paint sample tin did the trick!

 I then cut graduating circles out of my fabrics and put them in place

Before sewing your button on, pop a couple of stitches through your flower, just to hold the 'petals' in place, then sew on your button!
You could glue your button flower on, or sew it, like I did. I figured it's be fastened better this way
Here it is! SO easy!

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Depending what day it is, you may see this project at any of these fabulous parties!


  1. So lovely! Thanks for sharing.
    Have a wonderful week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  2. super super ute, I love all the different fabric on the rosette!

  3. Very cute! I would love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday through Tuesday) at 'Or so she says ...' Hope to see you there!

    1. Thanks for letting me know! I've linked up a few of my projects already!! Enjoy your week xo

  4. Visiting from Homemaker on a Dime. This is so cute! Love the happy Spring colors.

    Jeanette @ Creating a Life


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