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Smart handbag & Drawstring Purse Sewing Pattern by Amy Butler

Material List:

1/2 yard 44" wide mid-weight print for the exterior
1/2 yard 44" wide mid-weight print for the lining
1/4 yard 22" single-sided fusible Peltex by Pellon or a similar extra-heavy stabilizer
1 yard of 20" wide heavyweight sew-in interfacing
1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread

Optional Closure:

1 mid size decorative button for the front closure
(1) small decorative button for the back of the handbag
6" of 1/4" wide ribbon for the closure

For Drawstring Purse:

1/8 yard of 1st coordinating fabric for handles and Drawstring
1/4 yard of 2nd coordinating fabric for the top section
1/8 yard of 3rd coordinating fabric for the middle section
1/4 yard of 4th coordinating fabric for the bottom section
1/3 yard of 5th coordinating fabric for the lining
22" each of 2 different ribbons for detail on the outside of the bag.
Scrap of fusible interfacing to back the buttonholes
1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread

Note: You can also embellish your purse with great buttons, beads or vintage jewelry pins. A row of beaded fringe would be great across the bottom edge of the bag! You would need 10" of beaded fringe for this option.

CLEARANCE Amy Butler In Town Bags (Handbag and Drawstring Purse) Sewing Pattern


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