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  Amy Butler AB015VB Velma Bags
Amy Butler AB015VB Velma Bags

Amy Butler AB015VB

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Amy Butler AB015VB Velma Bags
Shoulder Bag and Handbag!

Inspired by the grace and style of Amy's Grandmother during the 1940's, the Velma Bag is a modern interpretation of a vintage gem. Top it off with a vintage broach!
Materials List for the Shoulder Bag
  • 1/2 yard of light to mid-weight cotton for the exterior
  • 3/8 yard of light to mid-weight cotton for the lining
  • 1/4 yard of cotton canvas
  • 1/8 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing
  • 1" of Sew-on Velcro
  • 31" of 1/2 cotton upholstery cording
  • 1 spool of coordinating thread - I recommend cotton covered polyester thread.

Finished Dimensions for the Shoulder Bag:10 1/2" wide x 6" tall, 15" tall with the Handle (Handle length is 9")

Materials List for the HandBag
  • 1/2 yard of light to mid-weight cotton for the exterior
  • 3/8 yard of light to mid-weight cotton for the lining
  • 1/4 yard of cotton canvas
  • 1/8 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing
  • 1" of Sew-on Velcro
  • 15" of 1/2" cotton upholstery cording
  • 1 spool of coordinating thread - I recommend cotton covered polyester thread.

Finished Dimensions for the Scarf: 10 1/2" wide x 6" tall, 9 1/2" tall with the Handle (Handle length is 3 1/2")

Member Reviews
photo Highly Recommend
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes it came out very much like the photo. Bag front Were the instructions easy to follow? If you've sewn an Amy Butler pattern before you know all about her verbose instructions. Many people prefer this st
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rusewcrazy
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1/24/11
photo Highly Recommend
I had some home dec remnants laying around and made a large crazy-patch square and used that for the front flap of the bag. It was great fun embellishing the crazy patch! This was the first shaped bag pattern I had done and I used crinoline as an underlining to make the bag hold it's shape. I thi
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Lyn_Sews

10/10/07
Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: Handbag and Shoulder bag Pattern Sizing: n/a Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, mostly Were the instructions easy to follow? Very easy What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I love the style
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EastwoodFan
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4/7/07
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
Pattern Description: Inspired by the grace and style of Amy's Grandmother during the 1940's, the Velma Bag is a modern interpretation of a vintage gem. Top it off with a vintage broach! Pattern Sizing: Shoulder Bag Finished size: 10 1/2" wide x 6" tall, 15" tall with the Handle (Handle length is
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>Sarah<
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4/5/07
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
Velma Bag "The Velma Bag is a modern interpretation of a vintage gem." This truly describes this bag. I love it! I made the handbag version ( with the shorter handle ) for my husband's grandmother. The only woman who truly appreciates and loves everything I make for her. She is a wonderful person
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Deepika
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9/28/06

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