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Feed the animals coin purses
Straight Stitch Society
Ever feel like something is eating up all your money? You’re right! Let these supercute coin purses gobble up your change, cash, and credit cards. Choose from a mischievous menagerie of money-eating friends, including a monkey, cat, and dog. They’re so irresistible you can’t make just one!
What You’ll Need
Quilting cotton, linen, or other lightweight woven fabrics cut to the following dimensions:
- 10″ x 16″ piece of fabric A (outside of coin purse, including face and ears)
- 10″ x 16″ piece of fabric B (lining)
- 3″ x 6″ piece for the monkey eye mask
- 3 1/2″ square for the dog eye patch
- 2″ square for the eyes for all animals
3″ x 4″ scrap of felt for the zipper pull
10″ x 16″ piece of lightweight quilt batting
8″ x 7″ piece of double-sided fusible web such as Steam-a-Seam for appliqué
Coordinating thread for appliqué and coin purse
Two 5⁄8″ buttons for eyes (Try two different buttons for fun!)
Two 3⁄8″ to 1/2″ buttons (Optional: if you want to stack buttons for the eyes, make sure all four buttons are all 2- or 4-hole to make stacking and sewing easier.)
Embroidery floss for stitched nose on all animals and for cat whiskers
4″ h (excluding ears) x 4″ w (excluding ears) x 1 1/8″ d
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You can find out more about this pattern from the Straight Stitch Society.
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