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Gavi crossbody bag or wristlet

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Sew this handy small purse as a shoulder bag, crossbody bag, or even a wristlet. Or sew it as a convertible with a removable long strap and snap on a wrist strap and its ready to go from daytime to evening. Card slots included inside too.


The instructions give a choice of two types of design, either a crossbody handbag or a clutch bag with a wrist strap.

The bag has a flap secured by two snaps (other types of closures are also possible, which are part of the instructions).

There is a practical zipper pocket on the back of the handbag and three card slots in the interior. The crossbody strap is approx. 150 cm/59″ long and it is adjustable. The wrist strap is approx. 35 cm/13,8″ long. Adjust the strap length to suit you easily.

Due to its smaller size, this handbag is also suitable as a girl’s or children’s bag.

Sizing info:
Finished bag size (W x H x D): 21 cm x 15 cm x 3,5 cm (8,3 x 5,9 x 1,4″). approx.

Skill level:
The pattern is suitable for confident beginners and for most domestic sewing machines.

The pattern:
The pattern includes a printable pattern pieces and easy to follow step by step sewing instructions with lots of pictures. These instructions will help you create your own beautiful bag.

Recommended materials:
Suitable types of fabric are cotton, waterproof canvas, leatherette, cork and their various combinations. The flap makes interesting prints stand out, ideal for showcasing a small piece of a favorite fabric or centering a larger scale print.

Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download it immediately after check out.

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