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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Purse & Hussif










The hussif unfolds as you will see in the pictures but when folded up, it fits perfectly in the purse. Ladies in Victorian times carried their needlework with them as they had servants to do everything else! They visited and 'stitched' a lot.









The little thing hanging off the side of the purse is a tomato pin cushion that I covered with the dupioni silk to match!









3 comments:

kerrykatiecakeskeb43 said...

I am drooling big time over this project!
Hugs, Kerry

Sharon said...

Carol I just love your hussif...just beautiful.

Wendy said...

I love it. I want one real bad. :) Is this a pattern you followed?