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Belle Pattern


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Sewing: Belle
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

Cute as a button! This little "puff-ball" handbag is surprisingly roomy.Vary the handles, fabrics and embellishments to create a range of different looks for daytime, evening or for carrying small craft projects.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 25cm (10in) diameter circular base x 17cm (6 3/4in) height


  • 45cm (1/2 yard) quilting or dcor weight fabric
  • 90cm (1 yard) medium-weight fusible woven interfacing
  • 30cm (12") quilting weight fabric for lining

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 x 14mm (5/8") magnetic snap 1 x 19mm (3/4") magnetic snap
  • 6mm (1/4 inch) fusible tape (such as Steam-a-seam, Heat'nBond, WonderUnder, Viesofix T6 etc)
  • Scraps of non-woven interfacing, to use for making the snap tabs and reinforcing magnetic snaps.
  • HANDY TOOLS Quilting ruler and rotary cutter
  • Fabric glue-stick Quilt basting spray

About Designer

About Designer

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Since picking up a needle and thread at the age of three, Nicole Mallalieu has been a passionate designer and maker of all things "textile". She graduated (in 1989) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, with a degree in Fashion, and has worked in Australia, England and Ireland, making clothing, hats, bags and furnishings.

She has specialised in one-off, hand-finished bags and hats ...

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