Sew a Pretty Sixpence Bag – Lara Messer’s Free Sewing Tutorial at Liberty Fabric

Include a beautiful Liberty fabric print on your wedding day and follow Lara from Messyla’s easy step-by-step sewing tutorial to make these pretty floral sixpence bags.

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Sew a Pretty Sixpence Bag - Lara Messer's Free Sewing Tutorial

A traditional English rhyme detailing what the beautiful bride shall wear or carry on her wedding day for good luck:

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Something old,
Something new,
Something borrowed,
Something blue,
…and a silver sixpence in her shoe.

Tradition says the bride’s father should place a sixpence coin in his daughter’s left shoe before she walks down the aisle. A sixpence is supposed to bring the newlywed couple a lifetime of happiness, love, health, and wealth.

Sew a Pretty Sixpence Bag - Lara Messer's Free Sewing Tutorial

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This little drawstring sixpence bag is very easy to sew and a lovely wedding keepsake. Include a beautiful Liberty fabric print on your wedding day or sew one together for another bride, and follow Lara from Messyla’s easy step-by-step sewing tutorial to make these pretty floral sixpence bags.   Lara is a designer, photographer and founder of pretty lifestyle brand, Messyla.

Go to Lara Messer’s Free Sewing Tutorial – the Pretty Sixpence Bag at Liberty 

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