This is the MAXI version of the popular Persephone Pick-A-Purse custom wallet pattern. You can find the original (medium) Persephone here, and the MINI version here. There are video tutorials included with all three patterns.
The Persephone Pick’a’Purse MAXI is a uniquely styled Purse /wallet sewing pattern that allows you to become the designer, giving multiple options to customise the interior of your purse to suit your needs.
With a maximum of 12 card slots, and capacity to hold 24 cards in total. You also have the option to add up to two paper money slots.
The central pocket panel can have either two zippered pockets or the option to use a kiss frame and a single zippered pocket with the interior having the option to be interchangeable.
Finished size for the MAXI is 8″ w x 4″ h x 1″ d
(Compared to the original Persephone wallet at 7″ x 4″ x 1″ and the Mini Persephone wallet at 5” x 4” x 1”)
Persephone MAXI is designed to be sewn using either Tweed of quilting weight cotton for the exterior, although its also possible to use thinner faux leathers, cork leather or real leather. Internal card slots are raw-edged and can be sewn using either faux leather, cork leather or real leather, the internal pockets are sewn in quilting weight cotton. The options are endless, you are only limited by your own creativity.
This pattern has been designed to sew using domestic machines with layers kept to the bare minimum at all times.
The Persephone Pick’a’Purse is the ninth pattern in a series of user-friendly bag patterns, designed to teach essential skills to bag makers.
Each bag in the series will focus on one key feature, in this instance, ‘Installing a ‘Sew In’ Kiss Frame’.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is all you will learn though. Included in this pattern you will find:
Sewing with Tweed Fabric
Raw Edge Faux Leather Work
Installing a twist/flip-lock.
The pattern contains 41 full-colour pages of instructions, photos and diagrams to guide you through the process, with helpful hints and tips throughout. Full-sized pattern pieces to be printed on your domestic home printer and a comprehensive cutting table for those who prefer to cut from measurements. Also included is a comprehensive video tutorial so you have your own sewing teacher in your sewing space with you as you sew. You will find two files to be downloaded, 0ne contains the pattern the other contains the video list.
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download immediately after check out.