Clutches are great little projects to work on during the summer! You could easily add a crochet chain or a light metal chain to these clutches to turn them into purses. Here are some amazing free patterns!
Lil' Mountains Clutch by Mama In a Stitch
This is a great little project to practice the chevron stitch! It'd be really easy to add a button for the middle point to attach to to keep it closed.