Presidio Purse

from Seamstress Erin

Presidio Purse Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic sewing skills

Pattern Description:

The presidio purse is a giant over-the-shoulder purse, large enough to hold everything AND the kitchen sink! It has a zippered opening, zippered and divided interior pockets, and customizeable front insets (either gathered or plain) and shoulder straps (with or without hardware).

It is written for an advanced beginner to intermediate sewist, but there is a step-by-step sewalong at that should make it accessible for the beginner. The sewalong also has additional customization ideas, included those suited for the more advanced sewist.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18 x 18 x 6
  • large!


  • .75 to 1.25 yards fabric
  • .75 to 1.25 yards lining fabric
  • .25 yd interfacing

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 2x1" rectangular rings (optional)
  • 18-22 in heavy duty zipper
  • 8" or longer standard zipper

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a Ph.D. scientist who writes patterns and makes pretty things. I blog about Sew - Knit - Craft - Quilt - Needlework at

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