The Flapper Purse

from ReannaLily Designs

The Flapper Purse Pattern


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The Flapper Purse The Flapper Purse
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Working with Cording
  • Working with hardware
  • Zippers

Pattern Description:

The Flapper Purse is one in a series of patterns by ReannaLily Designs that feature military uniforms re-purposed into contemporary, fashionable designs. Special instructions for working with the uniform are included.

The bag is about 17" long and 8" tall

This pattern from ReannaLily Designs also includes directions for breaking down a military uniform and using it in your new bag design. See more of this style in Deploy That Fabric, a pattern book written by Jen, the owner of ReannaLily Designs.

Thank you for supporting our troops!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 17" x 8"


  • 1/4 yard exterior fabric (may substitute Fat Quarter) 1/4 yard lining fabric (may substitute Fat Quarter) 1/2 yard contrast OR 1 Military Uniform shirt (flap, handles and interior pocket lining) 1/2 yard heavy weight Fast 2 Fuse(r) interfacing 6" medium weight sew-in interfacing

About Designer

About Designer

Jen Eskridge on

Designer Jen Eskridge is a native Texan who has lived and traveled all over the world. Her favorite residence to date is Daegu, South Korea. The longest she's lived anywhere, since college, in Baton Rouge, has only been 3 years.

It was in South Korea, while shopping at fabric manufacturer's mill markets that Jen decided to apply her Apparel Design Degree to her very own quilting and sewing ...

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