I made an evening purse for the craft table, which to be honest is my favourite out of the bags I had for sale, but it doesn't contain enough pockets for my day-to-day use so I wanted to create something a little less glitzy, a little more boxy (so it can hold more of my "essential" junk) and have some pockets for phone and pens (I can never seem to find pens when I want them despite there always being at least 3 milling about in the depths of my handbag).
This is the evening bag I made a few weeks ago:
I have used purples and pinks for this bag with some rainbow dyed silk hankies for sheen and colour variation on what will be the front flap (bottom of the picture).
This is the same piece after felting. The wider section will form the sides of the bag to give it a box shape once it is stitched together. The lower part of the picture will form the flap, it is not very clear from the picture but the silk hankies have a lovely sheen to them.
And the internal sections with the pen and phone pockets, these pieces will be stitched into the "box" to create 3 separate compartments inside the bag.