Pleated Sweetheart Handbag

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Pleated Sweetheart Handbag Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • use a sewing machine
  • attach fasteners
  • add pleats

Pattern Description:

Featured in Sewing World Magazine Feb 2013 issue

The Sweetheart Handbag sewing pattern has clear and easy to follow step-by-step instructions, color pictures, diagrams, templates and cutting instructions so that you can make a very pretty and stylish handbag. The perfect project for using a fat quarter fabric bundle.

It's a really chic, yet practical, handbag that you'll just love. There is a front patch pocket with flap and two good-sized interior pockets to keep things organized. Great for parties or weddings or it could be made in subtle / toned down shades of fabric for work.

You can make it for yourself, family, friends or you can SELL your finished items - please just add a credit in description, such as ''This item has been made using a SusieDDesigns sewing pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12'' x 14''


  • 1/2 yard medium weight fusible interfacing
  • 15 x 19'' heavy weight sew-in interlining
  • 4 different fabrics measuring 22'' x 20'' each

You Will Also Need:

  • Complimentary sewing threads
  • metal press fasteners or Velcro
  • fabric scissors or rotary cutter and mat
  • pins
  • steam iron

About Designer

About Designer

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Hello, I'm a work at home mum of four, who loves fabric, sewing and bags! I design projects and write articles for Sewing World magazine and I'm also writing my first sewing book for Martingale & Co. publishers! I have a range of sewing patterns on offer suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. The downloadable patterns have clear step-by-step instructions, with lots of images, ...

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