I used a vintage handkerchief I found at a thrift store for the outside fabric. It had these three cute ships embroidered on it.
I used a blue cotton for the inside lining.
And here's a close-up of the zipper:
Never be afraid to try new things! I love the results of this (even if there was a bit of swearing involved in the making)! ;) It turned our really cute. Now I must make more. I have oodles of vintage hankies just waiting to become cosmetic pouches!