Next, my teaser picture showed the Purple Plum fabric being reworked to make a purse! I mostly made it up as I went along, but had googled free purse patterns and loosely followed Make a Pleated Pouch Bag by Threads Magazine. It's mostly a rectangle of fabric with the side seams sewn and boxed. I lined it which took care of finishing the top, added the ruffled which has raw edges, and added a snap inside of it.
That left me with next to nothing of the lovely Purple Plum fabric! Nice feeling. While I was on a roll making purses, I thought the floral dress made using McCall's 6123 needed a matching bag, too. So I made another one, but