I used a pattern to get started on this felted purse, but I had to modify the original design quite a bit since I was using felt and wanted to do a couple of things differently. I used a thrifted abercrombie and fitch belt for the strap and added a flap for the clasp. The strap is adjustable so you can change the length. I used a thrifted sweater for the felt and the lining is a Japanese print on cotton. I stitched the lining in by hand using a reverse slip stitch. The rosette is made from a wool sweater that had some corduroy trim. I used some of the wool and the cord to give it an interesting texture. I covered a shank button with some of the lining material for the center of the rosette. The original design is called the 1-hour bag (http://vintagericrac.blogspot.com/2008/01/1-hour-bag-tutorial.html). Ahem...it took me 3 weeks working here and there, but I have been planning this bag for over a year. I love the juxtaposition of the sandals with the felted wool. It's like the little reminder of summer that we all need in the winter.