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Bella Bag PDF Sewing Pattern

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Bella Bag PDF Sewing Pattern
Bella Bag PDF Sewing Pattern Bella in floral fabric
Bella Bag PDF Sewing Pattern
Bella Bag PDF Sewing Pattern
Bella Bag PDF Sewing Pattern
Bella Bag PDF Sewing Pattern

Pattern Description:

The Bella handbag/purse is not only practical BUT it's fun too with loads of pockets! Complete with two zippered pockets (One exterior at the back and one inside) to keep your valuables secure. Two elasticized exterior pockets for your phone or keys, 1 front exterior pocket, 3 additional inside pockets as well as a pen pocket.


The pattern comes ready to print out on standard A4 paper OR you can also print on Letter or Foolscape simply by checkling the "Disable shrink to fit" or similar in your printers settings. Printing Instructions are included!

The pattern for the Bella purse has 33 pages of instructions which include 62 step by step colour photos. There are 2 photos of the finished bag, printing instructions and test squares to check scale. 7 Pattern pieces are included PLUS a TEXT ONLY version (7 pages) of the instructions comes bundled with your pattern for printing purposes, should you not need or wish to print all of the photos! Simply refer to your electronic versions for photos if needed! Saves on ink!

ALL my patterns have measurements for both Metric and Imperial and seam allowances are included too!


Hardware can be obtained from the Etsy shop 3DpatternPaper


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Copyright Information:
You are welcome to sell your finished bags! Please DO checkout the ChrisW Designs copyright policy in full in the shop policy section for further info! :)

ChrisW Designs (c) 2012
All Rights Reserved

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx. 31cm (121/4") X 25cm (10") X 10cm ( 4")


  • Exterior Fabric: 90 cm (1 Yard) of 112cm (40") wide fabric.
  • Lining Fabric: 90cm (1 yard) of 112cm (40") wide fabric
  • Fusible Interfacing: Mid weight - 50cm (1/2 Yard)
  • Fusible Fleece: 35cm (14")- Light weight. I used Vilene H 630 -40cm (16")
  • Matching Thread. (I use Gutermann Polyester)
  • 1 piece of firm single sided fusible peltex - 28cm X 10cm (11" x4") for base OR alternatively you can use any similar firm single side fusible stabilizer.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 X 18cm (7") zipper to match the exterior.
  • 1 X 20cm (8") zipper to match the lining.
  • 4 X 10mm (13/32") Grommets
  • 9" of 6mm (1/4") elastic for side pockets
  • 1 X 18mm (6/8") Magnetic Snap closure
  • 4 X 4cm (1 1/2") (eye size) egg-shape snap hooks
  • 2 X 12mm (1/2") metal Snap Fasteners.
  • Optional 5cm (2") decorative button for the flap
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Don't you just LOVE handbags? I know I do and I am TOTALLY addicted to making them! Imagine being able to make handbags and purses that are unique to YOU and exactly the style, colour, size and ...

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