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The designer of this great purse pattern asks – are you new to bag making and terrified of installing zippers? Or you’ve just not given it a try yet…we know, zippers are often a very visible feature of a bag and can be intimidating.
If your answer is yes, then this is a great project for you as it’s very much a great learning bag to learn zipper installation for a small bag.
This pattern is perfect for a beginner sewer because it’s a simple sew. There are no pockets, two little handles, it’s completely lined and there are absolutely no raw seams. You’ll learn how you can easily insert a zipper that allows the top of the bag to open wide. Zipper tab tutorial included too.
When you have finished making yourself an Easy Zipper Handbag it will measure approximately 8¾” (22.2 cm) wide across the opening and 6″ (15.2 cm) high and have 16″ (40.6 cm) handles.
What you will need to make the Easy Zipper Handbag:
If you would like to make yourself an Easy Zipper Handbag then you should click on the link below. There are three full-size patterns pieces and step-by-step detailed instructions with color photos and diagrams. Measurements are in inches and centimeters. The pdf pattern consists of sixteen pages and you can use letter or A4 sized paper to print.
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