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Amelia Pleated Handbag

from Susie D Designs - Sewing Patterns
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Amelia Pleated Handbag
Amelia Pleated Handbag
Amelia Pleated Handbag
Amelia Pleated Handbag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Perfect for advanced beginners who have completed a few projects. Easy to follow instructions.

Pattern Description:

New 2014 version of the popular Amelia Handbag.

PDF Sewing Pattern includes easy to follow, step-by-step sewing instructions, lots of colour images and full set of ready to print, actual size templates.

I've designed this bag with vibrant medium weight cottons and have created a sophisticated look with the shape and pleats. It's a very elegant bag, great for a chic everyday look or perfect for special events. Have fun making this bag from your favourite fabrics.

I'm happy for you to sell your finished items. Please just credit me in the descriptions, eg: ''This bag has been made using a SusieDDesigns sewing pattern.''

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9'' x 12''


  • 1/2 yard main fabric
  • 1/2 yard contrast fabric
  • 1/2 yard fusible interfacing
  • 1/2 yard sew-in interlining

You Will Also Need:

  • steam iron
  • fabric scissors or rotary cutter and mat
  • pins
  • sewing threads
  • metal press fastener or Velcro
  • 2 x 1.5'' rectangular belt-rings
  • 1 x 1.5'' belt slide

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