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Easy to follow bag-making sewing patterns, by Susan Dunlop, author of Style and Swing: 12 Structured Handbags for Beginners and Beyond.

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Purse for Weddings / Evening Bag

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Purse for Weddings / Evening Bag
Purse for Weddings / Evening Bag
Purse for Weddings / Evening Bag
Purse for Weddings / Evening Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Perfect for beginners. Easy to follow instructions.

Pattern Description:

PDF Sewing Pattern with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, plenty of colour pictures and full set of printable pattern pieces.

New revised 2014 edition of the popular Evelyn Handbag pattern.

If you're looking for the perfect small handbag to match a special outfit, this one's sure to fit the bill perfectly. It's just the right size for carrying a few essentials and would be great for attending events or for an evening out. The pattern includes instructions for interior pockets and a snap closure.

I am happy for you to sell your finished items. Please just credit me in all descriptions, eg:
''This bag has been made using a SusieDDesigns sewing pattern.''

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 10.25'' x 9''


  • 3/8 yard main fabric - medium-weight cotton print
  • 3/8 yard contrast fabric - medium-weight cotton print
  • 1/4 yard lining fabric - medium-weight cotton print
  • 3/4 yard medium-weight fusible interfacing

You Will Also Need:

  • metal riveted press snap and fixing tool (or magnetic snap)
  • Scraps of fusible fleece or heavy-weight fusible interfacing for magnetic snap reinforcement