This is the MINI version of the popular Persephone Pick-A-Purse custom wallet pattern. You can find the original (medium) Persephone here, and the MAXI version here.
The Persephone Pick’a’Purse MINI 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 6 card slots, and capacity to hold 12 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. This truly is a unique pattern. Options to use either a magnetic fastener, metal snap or thumb lock.
Finished size for the MINI is 5” w x 4” h x 1” d
(Compared to the original Persephone wallet at 7″ x 4″ x 1″ and the Maxi Persephone wallet at 8” x 4” x 1”)
Persephone MINI 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 MINI is the tenth 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
Adding a thumb lock
The pattern contains 39 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.
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download immediately after check out.