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The Valora Bag sewing pattern (Two sizes and videos)

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The Valora Bag sewing pattern (Two sizes and videos)

The Valora Bag is a classy-shaped bag that comes in two sizes and includes three video sewing tutorials. Valora works well in all fabrics.

The designer wanted a small bag to carry her essentials but wanted something more unique than any pattern she could find. This bag is intended to be made with vinyl for the exterior and waterproof canvas for the lining, so it requires little interfacing. However, there are interfacing recommendations if you prefer to use cotton for exterior and/or lining fabrics.

This bag can also be made with little to no hardware or of course with tons of extras for fun! A very versatile and adaptable purse pattern.

This purse sewing pattern comes with a full video sew along

Lauren has produced three video tutorials, which you can view by clicking on the play buttons below.

1. Video showing cutting and interfacing the Valora Handbag.

2. Video to sew the Valora Handbag – Large size.

3. Video to sew the Valora Bag – Small Size.

When you make yourself a Valora Bag it will measure approximately:-

Small = 8” wide at the base by 9” tall by 4” deep.
Large = 11” wide at the base by 11” tall by 5” deep.

What you will need to make a SMALL size Valora Bag:-

What you will need to make a LARGE size Valora Bag:-

  • 1/2 a yard of exterior fabric (Vinyl),
  • 1/2 a yard of lining fabric (Waterproof Canvas),
  • 11″ by 5″ and two 2″ by 2″ scraps of Stabilizer – such as Peltex 71F or Decovil Heavy,
  • Two magnetic snaps,
  • One 16″ handbag zipper (18″ if using zipper by the yard),
  • One 7″ or longer all-purpose zipper (10″ if using zipper by the yard),
  • Five purse feet,
  • A zipper end,
  • Double-sided tape,
  • Optional:
  • Two ¾” D-rings,
  • Two ¾” snap hooks,
  • One ¾” slide adjuster,
  • One 1.5″ D-ring,
  • A tassel clip,
  • 9mm double face rivets.
The Valora Bag sewing pattern (Two sizes and videos)

The Pattern includes twenty-four pages in total with twelve pages of instructions and twelve pages of pattern pieces (six pages for the small size and six pages for the large size). Measurements are included on most of the pattern pieces.

Sewing time will be 2 to 5 hours on average.

If you would like to download the pattern you can click on the blue button below.

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