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Sophia Fold-Over Clutch And Crossbody Bag

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A fold over clutch bag with options for removable strap, in three different sizes. Pockets inside and out and a darted base give lots of room inside.


This sleek and stylish fold-over clutch bag comes with lots of options. Not only are there three different sizes of bag in this one pattern, but you can also decide to add a removable shoulder or crossbody strap and again 2 lengths are provided, or you can choose your own.

The smallest clutch is ideal for a phone pouch, as quick grab and go bag for your essentials or as a smaller bag used within the large-sized Sophia. The medium clutch will fit a tablet or e-reader, while the largest size is the perfect crossbody bag for everyday use when you need a little more space.

The bag has a darted design to give it more volume and space inside than you might expect. The fold-up top of the bag closes with a zipper and a magnetic snap closes the bag in the folded position. There are instructions for a welted zipper pocket on the outside, under the fold-over flap, as well as slip pockets for the inside.

Mix-and-match materials: combine luxurious faux leather, cork, suede or vinyl with printed cottons, using the piecing instructions included.

Sizing info:
The folded size of the bags:
SMALL:    8 1/2″ wide, 6″ tall, 1 1/2″ depth
MEDIUM: 10″ wide, 7″ tall, 2″ depth
LARGE:    12″ wide, 8 1/2″ tall, 2 1/2″ depth

Each bag will be taller if used unfolded but the width and depth will be the same.

Materials recommended:
Fabric – the largest size requires 1 yard of fabric in total (mix and match prints, half yard for the outer, half yard for lining)
Fusible fleece –  25″ x 20″
Light to medium weight interfacing of your choice – 25″ x 15″ (allow additional interfacing for the strap if using a lightweight fabric)
Zipper for the top of the bag – 8, 9 or 11 inches depending which size you sew
Zipper for the pocket – 7-inch zipper
1 x magnetic snap
Hardware – 2 lobster clasps and o-rings or d-rings for the strap

The pattern:
This PDF file includes a 16-page full-size printable sewing pattern with a 26-page tutorial with clear step-by-step photos, plus tips to help you along the way.

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

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