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Make a placemat purse!
Turn an ordinary round placemat into a funky boho placemat purse for summer!

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  • How to make a clutch. Pom Pom Placemat Purse - Step 1
    Step 1

    E-6000 Fabri-Fuse
    Round Placemat from Dollar Tree
    Colorful Yarn
    Sewing Machine
    Separating zippers
    PattieWack Pom Pom Maker and Tassel Maker

  • How to make a clutch. Pom Pom Placemat Purse - Step 2
    Step 2

    1. Separate the zipper and stitch 1/2 of it around 1/2 of the placemat
    2. Tuck the excess toward the inside of the back and stitch down
    3. Zip the other side of the zipper to the stitched half for placement
    4. Match the ends so that the zipper matches
    5. Starting at the end, tuck the excess and stitch the other half of the zipper to the
    other half of the placemat
    6. Use either a matching zipper or contrasting zipper...Up to you!
    7. Wrap the pom pom maker about 75 times and then tightly tie the middle of the bundle
    *I made 5 in 5 different colors for this bag
    8. Clip the ends and remove from the pom pom maker
    9. Trim the longer pieces to make a perfectly round ball shape
    10. Wrap the tassel maker (with 5 different colors of yarn) about 15 times
    and then tie a knot at the very top
    11. Tie more yarn around the neck of the tassel
    12. Clip the bottom and remove from the tassel maker
    13. & 14. Glue the pom poms along the edge of the bag with E-6000 Fabri-Fuse and clamp
    in place with clothespins while they dry
    15. Tie the tassel to the zipper pull
    16. Wear in style and let everyone know you made it!

  • Step 3

    Watch how to make it here!

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