My mother and I made my first sewing project when I was 5: a drawstring purse out of a beautiful butterfly-print cotton. Years later, I'm still sewing, and I love to share my designs with others. My ...
My mother and I made my first sewing project when I was 5: a drawstring purse out of a beautiful butterfly-print cotton. Years later, I'm still sewing, and I love to share my designs with others. My patterns and tutorials use couture techniques I studied in the fashion design program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I lived for 3 years in Paris, and Atelier Joy designs are inspired by the beautiful Parisian lifestyle. All tutorials include feminine details and couture techniques made easy with step-by-step instructions and photos. Use them to sew beautiful pieces that will last a lifetime.
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The perfect purse for a night on the town or a holiday party. There's enough room for your essentials and even a lining with a pocket for a credit card or ID.
This petite purse can be made in 2 options: View A has a feminine bow on the front; View B has a piped pocket on the front. See photos for both views. The long strap can be worn on the shoulder or cross-body.
This would also make a great purse for a little girl. Just trim the length of the strap to fit.
The pattern pieces in the PDF are at 50% scale. You will need to double their size before using them. You can do this before printing by using a software program such as photoshop, or after printing by using a photocopier with enlargement capabilities.