Patchwork double zipper purse tutorial
This patchwork double zipper purse is a practical and functional little purse that is sew-much-fun to make (pun intended).
It comes with 3 external pockets, and two internal pockets, and of course a zipper pocket. The finished measurement of this bag is about 9 1/2" x 10 1/2", a nice size to carry your necessities from wallet, phone, make up, sunglasses, etc.
For the patchwork you will need 2 1/2" squares in 3 different colors. This is a great way to use up some of those scraps, or leftover fabric, you can also use some fabric strips (jelly roll) one strip for each color will suffice for the patchwork.
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45 pcs of 2.5" squares
-Fabric A 14 pcs
-Fabric B 16 pcs
-Fabric C 15 pcs
1/3 yard of quilt weight fabric for the back exterior and strap
2/3 yard of quilt weight fabric for the lining
2 nylon coil zippers (at least 11" long)
Fusible woven interfacing (pellon shapeflex 101)
*or use your favorite kind of interfacing :)
1" D- rings (2x)
1" adjuster slider (1x)
1" swivel hooks (2x)
Basic sewing notions
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-Lay out the patchwork as shown on the video 01:28
Front exterior interfacing
-Fusible woven interfacing
Upper part 10 1/2" x 2 1/2" (cut 1x)
Lower part 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" (cut 1x)
Upper part 10 1/2" x 1 1/2" (cut 1x)
Lower part 10 1/2" x 8" (cut 1x)
-Front exterior pocket lining
Lining 1 (for the lower part) 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" (cut 1x)
Lining 2 **cut exactly the same as the exterior piece's measurements after installing the zipper (mine turned out to be 10 1/2" x 11 1/4", yours may vary depending on the width of your zipper
Back exterior piece : Cut exactly the same size as your front exterior
Fusible woven interfacing : Cut exactly the same size as your front exterior
Fusible fleece : cut the same size as the fusible woven interfacing; trim off 1/2" from the length size to accommodate the zipper
Back exterior pocket: Lay out the patchwork exactly the same as the lower part of the front exterior
Back exterior pocket fusible woven interfacing 10 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Back exterior pocket lining 10 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Lining fabric : Cut two exactly the same size as your front exterior piece
Internal pockets : Cut two 10 1/2" x 7"
Strap anchor 5" x 4" (cut 1x)
Adjustable strap 60" x 4" (cut 1x)
Adjustable strap fusible woven interfacing 59" x 2"
I hope you enjoy this tutorial, and Happy Sewing!!
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