Mouse Pop Purse

Make a pop up purse that opens when you press on both sides. Fun for the kids and you!

Mouse Pop Purse

What you need

cardboard
rags
needle and thread
duck-tape
beads / ribbon for decorating (optional)



Instructions

Get a stiff cardboard (I recycle a mushroom packing box) and cut a shape like the picture.

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The cardboard have to be stiff and flexible enough for a nice curve bend when you press it.

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Cut 3 pieces of the cardboard – exactly the same shape and size.

Wrap a piece of rag / clothes..felt with be a good choice but I don’t have any and it’s very expensive here..

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You make wrap it with double side tape, glue gun, anything that is friendly to handle. I cover the raw edge at inside with duck-tape..

You may sew another piece of clothes for the lining…but I’m not good in sewing..so, this is my best option..

After done above step with the all 3 pieces… Take two of them and sew up the side.. the inner side is facing each other..

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You will get a small pocket like this.. continue connect the other piece with one line of stitch too.

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Remember not to close up the whole thing… After you done with the third piece, you will find a nice triangle piece of purse that will open when you press on both ends.. and the ‘Pop Open’ purse is done…

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Comments

  1. cute, to reinforce the cardstock I think I would cover it with duck tape, or even use plastic canvas for the ovals

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