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My name is Karen and I teach kids to sew. My in-home sewing school is a busy one filled with adorable children of all ages and abilitites. One never tires of the smiles and joy experienced ...

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Binder Purse pdf

from Little Stitchers' Pattern Company
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Binder Purse pdf
Binder Purse pdf
Binder Purse pdf
Binder Purse pdf
Binder Purse pdf
Binder Purse pdf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew straight lines
  • Accurate cutting skills
  • Follow seam allowances per pattern
  • Patience

Pattern Description:


The Binder Purse is the ultimate organizer for the busy person on the go! Teachers will love being able to keep their important papers organized. Shoppers can keep all their important lists, coupons, flyers etc.. in one place by adding clear page protectors/dividers. Kid's love carrying around one at school. Best part? The sturdy side tabs and top tab hold everything securely in place and there are a bunch of pockets for pencils, pens, calculators,... or whatever you wish to lug around.

So why not go ahead and cover your boring, plain 3 ring notebook with your favorite fabrics? Make one for yourself, a teacher or friend. What a great gift!

This FUN sewing pattern contains detailed sewing instructions suitable for use by seamstresses ages 8 and older. Written by a sewing teacher who specializes in teaching kids to sew, this pattern is great for a young seamstress to use by themselves as well as for adults.

This pattern is new to our classroom and is gaining popularity by the droves. You only need fabric, Velcro, interfacing and a 2" 3 Ring notebook to complete this fun project! Explore all kinds of fabric combinations to make a one-of-a-kind Binder Purse!

All our patterns are rated Easy, Pro and Daredevil. This pattern is rated "Pro" level because it does require the seamstress to be able to sew straight lines, respect a seam allowance and work with more than one pattern piece - in this case many pattern pieces. It's vital that the seamstress have good cutting skills so the cover actually fits the 3 ring notebook when complete!

This pattern contains 40 pages and is in pdf format. It has meticuous step-by-step instructions, all pattern pieces and MANY colored photos containing directional arrows. It is written in sewing lingo anyone young or old can understand.

Finished dimensions is approximately 11.5" tall x 14" wide x 2" deep in closed position.

This sale is for a pattern, not an acutal finished item. All our patterns are copyrighted.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11.5" tall x 14" wide x 2" deep (closed)


  • 3/4 Yard main fabric
  • 1 yard contrast fabric
  • 3 yards lightweight fusible interfacing
  • 1 package sew on velcro
  • 3 ring notebook - 2" size
  • Optional trim or ribbon - 10"

You Will Also Need:

  • Sewing machine & Thread
  • Ironing board & iron
  • stick or pencil
  • Masking tape & marking pen
  • Pins & Ruler