This detailed PDF Pattern with full color photographs will guide you step by step through the process of sewing your own "Tina" purse! This is a great project for the average crafty sewist. Not recommended as a first sewing project, but not too difficult. Intermediate sewers with some experience will be able to sew this fun purse. Don't let the zipper scare you away, the installation is SUPER easy with professional results. This large purse will hold all your treasures, toss in diapers, a tablet, most anything for a day on the town! The contrast options in the Tina Pattern let you make the creative purse of your dreams! The pattern includes three variations for a custom bag. Zippers are showing up everywhere in fashion, View B adds a decorative zipper accent in the seaming on the front where the contrasting fabrics are joined. View C adds a fabric band with decorative rings threaded on for that designer look. Mix and match prints, or add a faux leather or suede to the side panels, so many ways to express your personality! An easy zipper installation allows you to close your purse securely so nothing will fall out. The inside of the purse is fully lined and no raw edges are exposed. The pattern instructs you how to make straps from fabric, or if desired, you can buy ready-made handles from the fabric or craft store to save stitches and time. Show your creativity with the Tina Purse pattern. ================================== Patterns by Gaila Designs ================================== This detailed pattern will take you step-by-step through the construction of the purse. Every step is described and a full color photograph is provided to illustrate the step. No assumptions of skill are made (other than operating your sewing machine!) and each step is brief and logically stated in large print. I have been sewing for interiors for over 20 years and have attended numerous classes, seminars and other instructional venues. I hope that sharing my experience with you in making beautiful accessories will give you much pleasure and lessen frustration with trying to 'figure out' how to make an item without instructions or with limited instructions. I also offer sewing tips and brief tutorials on my blog at www.gailadesigns.blogspot.com Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest: www.facebook.com/gaila.designs http://pinterest.com/gail559 Questions or concerns about the pattern are welcome! ================================== Permissions for pattern use ================================== If you would like to use this pattern to create items to sell on Etsy or elsewhere, that is permissible. I would greatly appreciate a note of credit for the pattern source and a link to my Craftsy Store www.craftsy.com/user/22990/pattern-shop Individual pieces sewn by you are wonderful, no mass production is permitted. This pattern is legally protected by copyright. Photocopying, electronic distribution, publication, printing, posting online or reproducing any portion of the instructions, photographs, or pattern without permission is strictly prohibited. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Intermediate sewing skills will allow you to make this cute purse. There is some easing around curves, but all steps are described in detail and simply presented. Zipper installation is extremely easy, if you can sew a straight line, you can install the zipper. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS This pattern will make a large sized purse to hold all your treasures. Finished bag will measure 19" wide x 11" tall x 5" at the base.