Created by: Kendra Nitta
Project

Verna Bag

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Fat Quarter Handbag Link to website or photo sewmamasew.com/blog2/2009/02/fat-quarter-handbag-tutorial/ What are you most proud of? This was a 100% stash-based project. It was great to be able to create something just from materials I had on hand. What advice would you give someone starting this project? For a quilted look, rather than use interfacing, make a quilted sandwich using canvas and thin cotton batting. it worked great!

You Can Make This

Kendra Nitta made Verna Bag with:

  • Kate Spain Verna
  • vintage purse handles

Project Description

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Fat Quarter Handbag Link to website or photo sewmamasew.com/blog2/2009/02/fat-quarter-handbag-tutorial/ What are you most proud of? This was a 100% stash-based project. It was great to be able to create something just from materials I had on hand. What advice would you give someone starting this project? For a quilted look, rather than use interfacing, make a quilted sandwich using canvas and thin cotton batting. it worked great!

Q&A with Kendra Nitta

YME asked:
Very pretty! (Where did you find the handles?)
Kendra Nitta answered:
Thanks so much :) The handles were from my mom's stash -- probably from the 60s or 70s!

Skill Level

Beginner