DIY Purse Organizer Insert

If you made a resolution to get your life in order, you'll be well on your way when you make this delightful purse organizer. Let's be honest—dealing with purse clutter every day can leave you feeling confused, scattered and even a bit dysfunctional. Being organized not only saves you time and money but it can also boost your energy, reduce stress and make you happier. Just grab a pretty placemat, a few pins, a marker and a straight edge so you can breathe a sigh of relief each time you open your purse and actually find what you need.

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Things You'll Need

  • Placemat

  • Pins

  • Straight edge

  • Marking chalk

(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)

Step 1

Fold up 5 inches of the bottom of the placemat and pin both sides. Sew along each edge.

(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)

Step 2

Place the items you wish to store onto the fold and place pins to mark how large each pocket will be.

(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)

Step 3

Use a straight edge and chalk to mark the pocket lines. Remove the pins.

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Step 4

Sew along each pocket line using a straight stitch. Be sure to lock the stitches in place by backstitching at each end.

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Ready, set... get organized!

(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)
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