Elephant Purse - Custom Order

Here at Handmade for Me as well as making stock for my stores I also welcome custom orders. 

I was asked to make an elephant purse for a client who is a little bit of an elephant lover. Teensy bit!

She fell in love with an embroidered black sateen I had in my fabric stock. The elephant was machine embroidered in shades of grey with a slight hint of brown in places. Against the black background it looks amazing!

Custom order elephant purse - cutting table

We added a silver hatched upholstery fabric to the exterior which empahsises the embroidery and the colours of the elephant. 

The elehant fabric is inside the purse too so plain black cotton was used inside to emphasise the elephant. 

To ensure she could use the purse whenever she went out I added a detachable wristlet strap and a detachable shoulder strap. So the purse can fit in her handbag, hang safely whist she pops into the shops or hang on her shoulder when she goes out. 

Inside the purse has 12 credit card slots, 2 zippered coin pockets and 2 slots behind the credit crds which are big enough to take a mobile phone (cell phone) or notes if you carry actual, you know, cash. Its generously proportioned so there is space for lipstickand an essential oil roller between the coin pockets. So once your phone is in there, you're go to go!

custom order elephant purse interior

In the picture you can see the shoulder strap attached and the wristlet sitting in front of the purse.

The finished purse looks amazing and the fabric choices work really well. She was a happy elephant loving new purse owner! 

Custom order elephant purse back

Custom order elephant purse with detachable wristlet and shoulder strap

 custom order elephant purse front

Front of the completed custom order elephant purse with detachable wristlet and shoulder strap. 


Purses made with the same pattern are available in store now. See them here  If you would like to have a purse made with your choice of fabrics, please contact meTo see a sample of some other Custom Orders which I've undertaken please go to the News & Events page.

This purse was made using a pattern purchased from Emmaline Designs. The hardware is from Betty Box Pleat. Fabric was new and purchased from Spotlight Stores. I have no affiliation with these stores and do not earn commission from you selecting the links.

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