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Make It Yours Clutch Bag Pattern

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Make It Yours Clutch Bag Pattern
Make It Yours Clutch Bag Pattern
Make It Yours Clutch Bag Pattern
Make It Yours Clutch Bag Pattern
Make It Yours Clutch Bag Pattern

Pattern Description:

A simple one piece only pattern that folds ingeniously while sewn to create a basic clutch purse. Pattern available in two different sizes. Make the purse plain with some top stitching around the flap, add some piping, add decorations, ribbon, flowers or embroidery to the flap or body of the bag. Add internal pockets or a strap. It's all up to you - make the bag and then customise to 'Make it Yours' with this free clutch bag pattern!

**The 'Make it Yours' Sewing Contest is also launched today. Find out more in the enclosed details, about how you can win some great prizes just for sewing this bag! Or read more at

Uses just one pattern piece
Super quick to sew
Simple design
Two sizes
Magnetic snap closure
Make it yours - add your own design features

Bag sizing - The small pattern makes a finished bag approximately 8 inches wide across the bottom and 5.5 inches deep. The larger pattern makes a finished bag approximately 9 inches across the bottom and 6.5 inches deep.

Skill level - Beginner for the basic bag. Instructions for adding your own design elements, pockets, straps, embroidery etc are not included. Let your imagination go wild!

Pattern downloads as a .zip file, containing PDF documents for the 2 different sizes, the instructions and details of the 'Make it Yours' Contest.

If you need help in downloading, opening and printing the pattern please see here.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2 sizes available - see description


  • Thread
  • Interfacing
  • Magnetic or snap closure
  • Decorations and embellishments of your choice
  • Small bag - fabric size 16x12 inches plus same for lining
  • Larger bag - fabric size 19x14 inches plus same for lining

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I'm originally British and now live in the Cayman Islands where I like to spend my time staring dreamily at the clear blues of the Caribbean sea and sky, and sewing.

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