Woo hoo! I'm in. I hope what I made is up to snuff!
So here's my offering ... a medium-sized black purse with a tie close. There are also seed beads decorating the embroidery.
View of the inside with the pocket:
In a previous life, it was this skirt:
I reused the outer skirt, the lining, and the tie. The only thing I used that was new was the interfacing and thread.