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with Lisa Lam
Online Class

The No-Sew Clutch

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Class Overview

Looking for a quick and easy no-sew project? Join designer Lisa Lam and learn to create stylish hard-bodied purses, or minaudières, also known as box or clamshell clutches. Lisa will help you choose the right fabrics, draft a pattern for any frame and carefully apply fabric glue for a smooth, professional finish. Make one of these sleek structured bags for a bridesmaid or friend — or keep for yourself!


  • beginner
  • 4 episodes
  • 41m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

Meet Lisa Lam and get a quick overview of the class and the clutch you'll be making, all without sewing!

2. Getting Started

2. Getting Started

Get started by learning about the minaudière, also known as a clamshell or box clutch. Lisa explains why this sleek structured bag is the perfect no-sew project, then helps you choose a fabric and draft a pattern for any shape and size frame.

3. Covering & Lining the Case

3. Covering & Lining the Case

After you've chosen fabrics, cover each half of your case with fabric glue. Discover the best types of glue to use for the smoothest application. After that, fold and glue your corners for a professional look, and apply lining fabric in the same way.