Get a taste of the wonderful book, "Sewing With African Wax Print Fabric" by Adaku Parker with this quick and easy project. Adaku is our Sewing Designer of the Month for February 2022 - hear more from her and find out about the inspiration behind this book here.

Sewing with African Wax Print Fabric by Adaku Parker (CICO Books, £14.99)
Photography © CICO Books

This simple-sew coin purse is a great stash buster. It’s perfect for keeping all your loose change and other small items together so they don’t end up at the bottom of your bag!

Height: 5 1⁄2in (14cm)
Width: 5 1⁄2in (14cm)

¼ yd (25cm) outer fabric
¼ yd (25cm) fusible fl eece,
¼ yd (25cm) lining fabric,
¼ yd (25cm) lightweight iron-on interfacing
1 x 7in (18cm) zipper
Matching sewing thread

Cut 6in (15cm) squares:
2 x outer fabric
2 x lining fabric
4 x iron-on interfacing
2 x fusible fleece

All seam allowances are 3⁄8in (1cm) unless otherwise stated