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.
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern.