The Barrelette Clutch is a versatile sewing pattern for creating a barrel-shaped clutch with a flap. This pattern is simple to put together and comes with several variations. You can create it from luxurious silks and satins for an evening clutch, or pick a beautiful patterned cotton for a more casual look. Easily add a wrist strap, purse chain, or interior pockets. This pattern is best for confident beginners and up. Diagrams and a photo tutorial are included.
10.5” (26.7cm) wide, 4” (10.2cm) tall, 2.5” (6.4cm) deep
Fabric and interfacing requirements:
(See picture for exact amounts)
– Exterior fabric, interior fabric
– Fusible Fleece interfacing
– Lightweight woven fusible interfacing
– Double-sided heavyweight fusible interfacing (peltex)
– (1) 18mm magnetic snap
– optional d-rings and swivel hooks for wristlet/fabric strap
This purse can be made with either one or two layers of the heavyweight interfacing. One layer makes a more flexible clutch, two layers makes a stiffer clutch. Some machines may experience difficulty sewing through the heavy layers. The pattern provides alternate interfacing suggestions.
You can buy a supply kit to accompany this pattern here – Hardware & Interfacing Kit
This pattern includes 16 pages of instructions, with detailed diagrams and a photo tutorial. There are 8 pages of the printable pattern. Pattern instructions are given in both inches and centimeters. This can be printed on Letter or A4 paper. Also included are an A0 printshop large format file and a projector file (both optional).
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern.