I finally figured out another way to put a zipper closure in the top. I think I've said before that zipper closures on the top of bags totally intimidate me. But everybody loves to have a zipper in the top of their bag and always asks if I can make them that way and I like a good challenge so I press on!
I've put a zipper in a purse before Here and Here, but this way is different and might be less complicated. I just had to figure out how to insert the handle and adjust the pattern for it. I dream of someday doing a series of tutorials that would let you build your own handbag...wouldn't that be fun? Unfortunately not this year.
I've made a little wristlet to match this bag that I'll post pictures of soon...along with the little toy totes. Did I mention that they are totally cute? I must sleep now, it is way past my bedtime.