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My name is Sara, and I live with my family in Chicago, Illinois. My son, William, is 7, and my daughter, Violet, is 5-1/2. I design sewing patterns. My first line of fabric for Art Gallery Fabrics is ...

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Accordion Bag

from Sew Sweetness
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Accordion Bag
Accordion Bag
Accordion Bag
Accordion Bag
Accordion Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • pleats

Pattern Description:

This confident beginner-friendly bag features a pleated flap with magnetic snap closure. It is a soft, structured purse that has plenty of room for all the essentials! You can use fabric scraps to make the flap patchwork like I did, or a flap made out of the same fabric would be great too!

The pdf pattern includes 10 pages of sewing instructions, complete with 22 step-by-step color photos.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11" x 7-1/2" tall


  • 1/2 yard of exterior fabric
  • scraps for flap
  • 1/2 yard of lining fabric
  • 1-1/2 yards Pellon SF-101 Shape Flex fusible woven (or light-weight) interfacing
  • 1/2 yard By Annie's Soft and Stable (or needled fleece fusible woven interfacing)

You Will Also Need:

  • invisible fabric marker
  • iron
  • ruler

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