The Retro Clutch pays homage to the ’60s in its styling. Inspired by the designs of Barbara Brown’s iconic fabric designs for Heal’s in the 1960s and 1970s. You can change the look of the clutch by changing the colors of the fabulous applique design.
With grommet handles and magnetic fasteners to keep the bag secure, internally there is a small slip pocket and a zippered pocket. Alternatively, there is an option to add strap connectors and a cross-body strap.
This fabulous little bag will dress up any outfit. Use the applique design for the retro style or leave it plain to feature a favorite fabric. You can’t go wrong with The Retro Clutch Bag. Depending on your style, go for the rectangular handles to complement the retro style applique, or pick the oval handles if that suits your fabric better.
Sizing info: When you have finished making your very own Retro Clutch Bag it will measure approximately 10″ by 9″ by 1″.
Recommended materials and fabrics: The pattern has been designed to be made in faux leather or corkleather, however, it’s such a versatile design you can also create a beautiful bag using fabrics. You will need to add additional supplies if you choose this option. Suitable for domestic machines.
The pattern includes full-sized pattern pieces to print on your domestic printer. Full written directions with full, clear, and concise diagrams to guide you through every step of making your clutch. The pattern also includes a video link at the end of each section to help and guide you, lots of additional hints and tips included.
If you would like to download the pattern you can click on the blue button below.