Tortoise Shell Purse

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Tortoise Shell Purse Pattern


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Quilting: Tortoise Shell Purse
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic sewing and quilting

Pattern Description:

Easy to follow tutorial, it was written in English with more than 60 photos and illustrations. It is very details about piecing and making the purse. It has both measurements, Imperial (inch) and Metric (cm). Excellent project for hand sewing lover, there is only one step that can be done with a machine as it has several set-in seams, making hand piecing an easier method.

The adorable patchwork purse is a great way to recycle you fabric scraps and any leftover padding. With this handy size, it is large enough to carry your cosmetics or coins.

This pattern included :
- Materials and notions list.
- 16 pages of step by step instructions with photos and illustrations.
- Computer drawn templates with 1 inch testing square, all seam allowances are included. This is ready to print on standard A4 paper.

Copyright Information
(c) 2012 Kwan'sQuilt.
The products made by using this pattern may be sold, pleased offer credit to Kwan'sQuilt for the pattern. Mass manufacturing of items made from this pattern is strictly prohibited.
Copying and distributing (include electronic transmission) of this pattern is prohibited.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finished size : 4 3/4" x 4 3/4" (12cm x 12cm)


  • 17 different colors fabric scraps, calico cotton fabric for lining (fabric measurements are in the pattern)
  • polyester batting (padding, sew-in fleece)
  • 4" zipper
  • coordinating thread

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing kits, template plastic, fabric marker, sharp pencil,sand paper marking board,sewing machine, iron

About Designer

About Designer

KwansQuilt on

Hello everyone.My name is Warang Samana, My nickname is Kwan, I'm a quilt-lover from Bangkok, Thailand.
I've been quilting since 2009, and I'm interested in both hand and machine quilting so I usually mix the two techniques for the best result. Although I prefer the fun of free-motion machine quilting over hand quilting, sometimes hand quilting is perfect for my crafts. I also love to design my ...

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