Introduction: Constellation Purse

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If you like astronomy and stars why not carry them with you? :)
Hope you enjoy ^w^

Step 1: Materials

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-Navy blue fabric
-black thread
-White thread
-a needle
-a zipper

Step 2: Pattern

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Draw your pattern.There is no right or wrong way to do it you can make it in any size :)

Step 3: Cut the Fabric

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Draw the pattern on the fabric and cut.Don't forget to leave seam allowence!
The fabric I used was very sheer so I used a thicker fabric for the lining.If you are using a thick fabric you don't have to do that.

Step 4: Zipper

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I chose to use a black zipper but white also works :) Place the zipper a bit below the fabric and sew.Then fold the fabric and sew again.Repeat this step for the other side.

Step 5: Constellation

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I googled the star map and draw them on the paper then draw them on the fabic using the chalk.You don't have to draw them exactly the same.This is optional :)

Step 6: Sewing

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NOTE: If you use a thicker thread.It looks better :)

First sew the main lines then sew little star shapes.Repeat it for both sides.

Step 7:

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This step is optional I just didin't want the thread to show on the inside so I glued a sheer fabric over it.

Step 8: Edges

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Put the right sides together and sew on the edges.Make sure that you open up the zipper.

Step 9: Last Step

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So lastly place your purse vertically.You are going to sew like a triangle shape on both ends.Then cut the excess fabric.

Step 10: Done!

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and you are done!Hope you enjoyed this little tutorial. :))


Althea MaeH (author)2016-01-25

very cool. i recently saw an interesting project very similar to this, using an infinity scarf and then sewing the constelations in. I might have to make both so they match!! I love this and will definityly have to try it.

hinagiku (author)Althea MaeH2016-01-27

that sounds cool too I might check it out :) If you make one please send me a photo! <3

windrasiregar (author)2015-10-09

is it ok to hand wash it?

hinagiku (author)windrasiregar2015-10-11

as you see I glued the fabric(step7) cause I'm lazy :P It's totally okay to wash it as long as you don't use glue :)

hinagiku (author)2015-09-11

thank you! I gave it as a gift too :))

Battlespeed (author)2015-09-09

Very cool. You could use rhinestones for the stars too.

hinagiku (author)Battlespeed2015-09-09

yeah thanks for the idea :))

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