How-To: Birdie Fringe Purse

Craft & Design

I’ve been known to rock the occasional eye-catching, animal-shaped purse, so it’s no surprise that this birdie fringe purse from Elsie at A Beautiful Mess caught my eye! This handbag can be made using faux leather or real leather, depending on your preference, and you can personalize the colors and details. To make the construction even easier, Elsie also suggests recycling a skinny leather belt for the strap.


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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