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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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