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Melbourne, Australia

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 ...

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Coin Purse

from You Sew Girl
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Coin Purse
Coin Purse
Coin Purse
Coin Purse
Coin Purse

Pattern Description:

Use your fabric scraps to make al sorts of cute little purses.

This package includes 4 different size purse patterns to fit 10cm (4inch) and 12cm (4 3/4inch) zippers. The instructions guide you through a technique to make purses with PERFECTLY NEAT zipper ends!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Flat: 11cmx7.5cm (4 1/2 x 3inches) and 13cmx13cm (5x5 inches)
  • Boxed corner: 11.5cmx10cm (4 1/2 x 4inches) and 15.5x11.5cm (6x 4 1/2 inches)


  • 10cm (4") metal or nylon zip or
  • 12cm (4 3/4") metal or nylon zip
  • Fabric for the outside of the purse and the lining - use your scraps, fat quarters or fat eighths.
  • Thread to match your fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • OPTIONAL: Light to medium-weight fusible woven interfacing and light fusible fleece
  • Tailor's awl
  • Zipper foot (preferably one that is the same width from front to back)

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