This is a PDF SEWING PATTERN - READY TO DOWNLOAD -NOT a finished item YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOME TO SELL FINISHED ITEMS MADE BY YOU, USING THIS PATTERN
Cute & Practical Handbag:
This handbag has a cute shape and stylish curved sides, and a practical extra wide opening, designed for easy access and visual overview.
Inside are two pleated slip pockets, along with a zipper pocket, for your essentials.
The assembly of this bag, ensures no saggy lining. Binding are used only at the bottom edges, but the removable sturdy bottom, will cover most of the binding.
The hand bag has magnetic and tongue lock closure.
Note: The Quick & Fun zipper pouch (seperate pattern) fits inside the handbag.
Make it for yourself, friends, family or to sell.
Sewing level: Intermediate
FINISHED SIZE APPROX.
11 1/2" W x 9" H x 4 1/2" D
(30 cm W x 24 cm H x 12 cm D)
Step by step tutorial with lots of color photos of every step
Measurements in both Metric ( meter, centimeters) and Imperial (yards, inches)
Color coded cutting labels, to pin to your fabric as you cut it.
Full size computer drawn pattern pieces
Test square for printing
Seam allowance is included in the pattern
Check boxes in every step
OUTER FABRIC - 5/8 yard (60 cm)
LINING FABRIC - 1/2 yard (0,5 m) OR 1 yard (1 m) if making your own binding
CONTRAST FABRIC (only if making your own piping) - 3/4 yard (60 cm)
FAUX LEATHER- 1/2 yard (0,5 m)
FUSIBLE FEATHERWEIGHT INTERFACING - PELLON (911FF) OR (SF101)
20" (50 cm) wide = 2 5/8 yard (2,35 m)
40" (1 m) wide = 1 1/4 yard (1,14 m)
PELLON FUSIBLE FLEECE (987F) - 3/8 yard (30 cm)
PELLON PELTEX (71F) 1 sided fusible - 1/8 yard (31 cm)
1 NYLON ZIPPER (with plastic teeth) - 11" (27 cm) long, or longer
1 TONGUE LOCK - 1" (2,5 cm) wide
2 SETS OF MAGNET SNAPS, EXTRA THIN - 18 mm
Can be bought on Etsy/tantalizingstitches. Amazon
5 STRAIGHT STRAP ENDS - 1" (2,5 cm) wide
OPTIONAL - DOUBLE-SIDED TAPE - 1/4" (8 mm) wide - 2 1/8 yard (2 m)
OPTIONAL - 1 packet of premade piping - 1 5/8 yard (1.60 m)
OPTIONAL COTTON CORD (if making your own piping)
5/32 (3 mm) in diameter -1 5/8 yard (1.50 m)
OPTIONAL - FUSIBLE WONDER-WEB (if making your own piping)
1/4" OR 1/2" wide - 1 5/8 yard (1,50 m)
OPTIONAL - 1 PACKET OF DOUBLE FOLDED EXTRA WIDE BINDING - 1 yard (1 m)
OPTIONAL - BAG LABEL
OPTIONAL - 4 PURSE FEET - 15 mm nail head
OPTIONAL (to attach handles)
4 OR 8 SETS OF RIVETS. I use 8 mm double cap rivets with a 10 mm post length + tools
to attach rivets.
OPTIONAL (for removable sturdy bottom)
CORRUGATED PLASTIC, FOAM BOARD, FLEXI GLASS - 5" x 10" (13 cm x 25 cm)
No refund because it is a digital file, but if there were some technical problems, I can Email the file to you.