Express handbag pattern

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Handbag sewing pattern. Creates a lightweight yet well constructed and well structured purse. You can get this pattern on Craftsy.

The Express handbag is pretty as a picture and ready to go when you are. Structured to keep its shape but lightweight, sleek and elegant, Express is at home in a swanky restaurant but expands to accommodate extra gear on busy days.

Express is a workaholic packed with features: a snap-strap closure, expandable side panels, a flat set-in base, a huge interior zipper pocket as well as flat pockets for phone and necessities. Best of all, Express is easy to make. This pattern features full color photos of every construction step, and special Pro Tips to help you achieve a professional finished handbag with unmistakable Bucklebee style!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:
15″ wide, 4″ deep, 10″ tall


  • 3/8 yard of two coordinating fabrics for exterior,
  • 1 yard quilt weight cotton for lining and pockets,
  • home-dec weight fusible interfacing,
  • purchased handles or 8 feet of decorative cording
  • Magnet closure,
  • gripper snaps,
  • basic sewing supplies,
  • thread,
  • seam sealant

Buy the Express Handbag pattern here