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Paris Purse – the perfect statement or party bag!

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This is one of those elegant and original purses that will have everyone asking you where you bought it. It is particularly designed for that special day like, for example, a wedding. It has 3 interior slip pockets and is fully lined. The Paris Purse is a small purse measuring 9" wide by 7" and with an excellent and extremely helpful pattern to follow is perfect for a very confident beginner to intermediate bag maker.

This is one of those elegant and original purses that will have everyone asking you where you bought it. It is particularly designed for that special day like, for example, a wedding. It has 3 interior slip pockets and is fully lined.

The Paris Purse is a small purse measuring 9″ wide by 7″ and with an excellent and extremely helpful pattern to follow is perfect for a very confident beginner to intermediate bag maker.

This is one of those elegant and original purses that will have everyone asking you where you bought it. It is particularly designed for that special day like, for example, a wedding. It has 3 interior slip pockets and is fully lined. The Paris Purse is a small purse measuring 9" wide by 7" and with an excellent and extremely helpful pattern to follow is perfect for a very confident beginner to intermediate bag maker.

What you will need to make the Paris Purse:-

  • 18″ x 22″ – a fat quarter of cotton exterior fabric
  • 10″ x 5″ – cotton/faux leather/thin vinyl (don’t use too sturdy fabric here) accenting fabric for sides
  • 18″ x 22″ – a fat quarter of cotton lining fabric.
  • 18″ x 22″ heavy-weight interfacing such as Fast 2 Fuse Heavy, Pellon 72F Peltex 2 Sided Fusible or Pellon 71F Peltex if you prefer one-sided fusible interfacing
  • ½ Yard – lightweight fusible interfacing such as Vilene G700 woven fusible, Pellon SF101 Shape-Flex or similar
  • 10″ x 5″ – a scrap of fusible fleece, only if you’re using cotton for contrast fabric for the sides
  • One set of 7 1/2″ purse frames. Here is a link to 7.5-inch purse frames on Etsy.
  • Two ½” wide D-rings
  • If desired one slim chain shoulder strap or make your own favourite shoulder strap
  • Strong fabric glue such as Gütermann’s HT2 to glue fabric to the frame
  • Fray stop (or use fabric glue)
  • Rotary cutter, cutting mat & ruler
  • Wonder clips
  • Basic sewing supplies and sewing machine.

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