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How To Make a Purse Album

Supplies and Tools:

  • Paige Evans Wonders Kit
  • Double stick tape
  • Pop up dots
  • Trimmer
  • Die cutting machine
  • SVG file (Download here)
  • Embroidery floss and needle
  • Velcro sticky tabs
  • Score board and bone folder
  • Chipboard
  • Light blue cardstock

DIRECTIONS:

1. Using the SVG file and diecutting machine, cut the front and back cover, the inside covers, chipboard, tab and pages. Use a variety of papers from the pad.

2. Adhere the front and back papers to the chipboard front and back covers.

3. Cut light blue cardstock to measure 5”x9”

4. Using a scoreboard and bone folder, score at .5”, 1’, 1.5”, 2”, 2.5”, 3’, 3.5”. 4”, 4.5”, 5”, 5.5”, 6”, 6.5”, 7”, 7.5, 8”” and 8.5”. Fold a valley at 1”, the a hill at 1.5”. Repeat to this so that you have 5 hills to form the accordion that pages will be attached to.

5. Using double stick tape, adhere the first hill section. (This should be between the 1” and 2” folds.) Repeat for all hills.

6. Adhere the accordion piece to the purse with double stick tape at the .5” and 8.5”

7. Glue pages onto the hills in the accordion.

8. Cut out floral design and add stitching to it with embroidery floss and needle.

9. Add embellishments.

10. Add the tab to the backside of the back cover. Add punched circle to the end to make the closure. Add Velcro circle sticky. Add the other side of the Velcro to the front cover of the purse.

11. Add embellishments as desired to the cover and inside pages.

We hope you enjoy this tutorial! Happy Crafting!