Here's the finished look of the smocked clutch, posing happily under the morning sun. Do you fancy it?
I added clear plastic button for the flap closure. The overall size for this clutch is 11" wide X 7" high. The flap's width is 6" long. It's quite a roomy clutch to stash your wallet & hand phone.
I have to say that the clutch looks much better when it is full with things. I only added lightweight interfacing to the lining fabric, so this clutch is really lightweight.
Here's more pics of the clutch...
Inside out look of the clutch.
I'm really happy & satisfied with the finished look that I gave myself a pat on the back :). Sorry for the picture overdose...I got too excited while snapping the photos & ended up with more than 40 snap shots of it :P
I learned how to make the gathered rose from Better Homes and Gardens magazine - 100 decorating ideas under $100 (Fall 2009 issue).