Last time I hit the thrift store, I was looking for some wintery, heavier materials for a few pieces that would add a seasonal touch. I could not resist this beautiful wool skirt and at first was going to keep it to wear.
Alas, it’s too small for me! So a purse it shall be.
It took a while to decide on a strap material. I thought about using some of the plaid but thought that would be a little too casual. Instead, I grabbed a little shiny black “patent” belt from my closet and it looked perfect!
The only challenge was that the belt was a bit short so I had to figure a solution for the holes along the one side. I used some bright green vintage glass buttons, small on the inside and large on the outside.
I think it adds a cool detail! Here’s the completed purse:
It will be for sale soon on etsy and would make a great Christmas gift