SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
PatternReview.com
PatternReview.com

Forum > Sewing Techniques and Tips > Reversible Purse (Free Pattern) ( Moderated by MissCelie)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Reversible Purse (Free Pattern)
Interesting Contruction
DonnaH
star
DonnaH
Intermediate
Texas USA
Member since 10/1/03
Posts: 1270
Send Message

      
thumbsup 3 members like this.



Date: 2/28/14 12:58 PM

I've been on a bag kick lately - made a few for Christmas gifts, and have been collecting interesting free patterns.

This purse on AllPeopleQuilt looks like the typical hobo bag pattern. I've seen several, but never constructed exactly like this one. (Usually the handles are fiddly.) I think it's ingenious.

You fold the fabric in quarters before cutting, sew the sides of the handles RST, turn, and then assemble a bit like a zipper pouch.

I'd want to add some kind of pocket (zip maybe? or patch?), but that should be easy enough.

SewLibra
star
SewLibra  Friend of PR
Intermediate
California USA
Member since 12/2/08
Posts: 713
Send Message

      



In reply to DonnaH <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 3/1/14 1:24 AM

That is so cute! I keep thinking I will take a break from garment sewing and try some bags, but I never get to it. This morning on "Sew It All" on PBS, they had a guest who showed how to make a similar bag from a pillowcase. Yours really is a great gift idea, so thank you for the inspiration!

------
SewLibra
Brother SB4138, Bernina 1008, Brother 1034D, Janome Harmony 9102D

cherylwashere
star
cherylwashere  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Connecticut USA
Member since 4/10/04
Posts: 1326
Send Message

      



In reply to DonnaH <<


Date: 3/1/14 2:36 AM

Thanks DonnaH... Cute bag...looks easy enough. Website has many interesting things too,

------
Bernina 820, Bernina 330, Pfaff Creative 7530, Janome 1600P

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Sewing Techniques and Tips >> Reversible Purse (Free Pattern)

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Leather 101
Leather 101

Register

Break your Serger Out of the Box
Break your Serger Out of the Box

Register

Simplicity 4020

photo
by: LonestarLa...

Review
StyleArc Robin Top

photo
by: Robin Denn...

Review
Sew Liberated Sunday Picnic Blouse and Dress

Sew Liberated Sunday Picnic Blouse and Dress

Buy Now
Favorite Things Hope Skirts Pattern

Favorite Things Hope Skirts Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.