I used my stash for these granny squares however I cheated a little and bought the taupe color that surrounds the squares. I love the colors together, the picture does not show them well.
I love how I decided to join them together. I just did a single crochet in the spaces.
( i didn't crochet in every stitch)
This is what the back looks like. I don't even know how to explain how I stitched them and I can't find a tutorial online. I think this method works well on this because it is going to be a purse. It doesn't need to be as sturdy as if it were going to be a blanket.
It is going to be so pretty. I need to do 3 more granny squares for the front panel. Then 3 more for the back panel.