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Small sewing clutch or handbag

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Pattern Details

I am continuing my line of sewing bags, some smaller, some bigger in size, all of them slightly different, all convenient for carrying sewing stuff. They also can be used as a travel bag, toiletry bag, cosmetic bag or purse. This bag doesn't have an external zipper, no more "ears" on the sides, it has magnetic closures and clasps like clutch. It looks more elegant and definitely can be used as a purse or handbag. In this tutorial I will explain how to make this flat closure panel on the top. I will also describe the new technique of inserting D-rings in the middle of binding. The good thing about this tutorial is - it can be used for making FOUR different bags, depends on a hardware you choose. I will offer you 4 choices! One pattern - 4 different looks! If you plan to use it as a sewing bag, consider using aluminized coating fabric for lining and use it as an ironing pad for small paper piecing or other projects where miniature iron is involved.. . When the bag is open flat, the sides can be used as a tray for small items, cosmetics, phone etc. Magnetic snaps are also functional as pin holders when bag is open. When snapped on the sides the bag has a sturdy box shape. You can choose to make it with long shoulder strap, decorative purse chain or decorative cord. One pattern - four different looks! Watch this video for details - Read more about it and see more pictures in my blog "Quiltessa. Patchwork palette". This tutorial contains 17 pages and 70 detailed pictures with step-by-step instructions. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You need to be ready to work with magnetic snaps, fusible interfacing, zippers, binding and different type of hardware. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 10" x 5"x 5 1/2"

Recommended with this pattern

  • 20" x 20" external fabric, 20" x 20" lining, 6 pieces 10" x 10" for the pockets, 53" binding., fusible interfacing Peltex 71F - 10", Pellon 808 - half a yard.
  • 3 zippers 9"; hardware depends on your style choice, see the pictures: eyelets or swivel hooks, magnetic snaps, purse chain or fabric strap,

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Love sewing, quilting, designing and always creating something new, unusual, eye-catching and difficult. Welcome to visit my blog - "Quiltessa. Patchwork palette" - Find me on social media as Natalie Patton Quiltessa. Enjoy my "The Quiltess store" - and my Etsy store "Quiltessence" - You are also welcome to join my FB groups "Quilting unlimited" and "Sewing with Quiltessa Natalie" Happy sewing! Natalie Quiltessa