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  Amy Butler AB025FB Frenchy Bags
Handbag & Shoulder Bag. Over your shoulder or close at hand, these vintage glamour bags are quintessential for keeping your everyday necessities handy.

Amy Butler AB025FB

Best Patterns of 2007 
Images © Amy Butler

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Amy Butler AB025FB Frenchy Bags

Handbag & Shoulder Bag. Over your shoulder or close at hand, these vintage glamour bags are quintessential for keeping your everyday necessities handy.
Materials List


PLEASE NOTE: If you are using heavier weight Home Dec fabric,
you do not need interfacing.


FOR THE HANDBAG

For 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   1/4 yard of the 1st Exterior fabric for the Top Panels
  •   3/8 yard of a coordinating Exterior fabric for the Main Panels and Handles
  •   3/4 yard for the Lining and Pockets
  •   1 yard of 22” wide heavyweight sew-in interfacing (such as Pellon 40)

OR
For 54” wide heavier Home Dec fabric

  •   1/8 yard of the 1st Exterior fabric for the Top Panels
  •   3/8 yard of a coordinating Exterior fabric for the Main Panels and Handles
  •   1/2 yard for the Lining and Pockets

PLUS

  •   1 - 3/4” magnetic snap from Dritz™ (found in most craft and sewing stores)
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (We use Coats Dual Duty Plus®)


Finished size: 11 1/4” wide x 11 1/4” tall
(14 1/2” tall including the Handles)


FOR THE SHOULDER BAG
For 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric

  •   3/8 yard of the 1st Exterior fabric for the Top Panels
  •   5/8 yard of a coordinating Exterior fabric for the Main Panels and Straps
  •   1 yard for the Lining and Pockets
  •   2 yards of 22” wide heavyweight sew-in interfacing (such as Pellon 40)

OR
For 54” wide heavier Home Dec fabric

  •   1/4 yard of the 1st Exterior fabric for the Top Panels
  •   5/8 yard of a coordinating Exterior fabric for the Main Panels and Straps
  •   1 yard for the Lining and Pockets

PLUS

  •   1 - 3/4” magnetic snap from Dritz™ (found in most craft and sewing stores)
  •   1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (We use Coats Dual Duty Plus®)


Finished size: 14 3/4” wide x 16 1/2” tall (25 1/4” tall including the Straps)

TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Iron, Ruler, Chalk pencil or pencil, Straight pins, Masking tape and marker.

Member Reviews
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Amy Butler's Frenchy Bag - but mine turned out more like a Frankenfrenchy. I used the basic shape of the bag, but changed many details. The top is interfaced and the entire bag is lined in the same shape as the outside. I added top-stitching details with bits of leather and us
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arianamaniacs
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8/14/12
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Handbag and Shoulder Bag : Over your shoulder or close at hand, these vintage glamour bags are quintessential for keeping your everyday necessities handy. I made the shoulder bag. Pattern Sizing: N/A Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done
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Jamye

12/27/11
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
This Amy Butler pattern was the first pattern that I ever followed. As a beginner, I was thankful for the included sewing-term definitions at the end of the instructions and all of the pictures included in the instructions. I was able to easily follow the directions and had a cute little bag withi
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ahearta
star
3/7/11
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Shoulder bag and handbag pattern with a "vintage glamour" look. Pattern Sizing:Handbag is 11.25 inches tall and the shoulder bag is 16.5 inches tall. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Pretty much. I made the handbag-
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Sharp
star
3/15/10
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Stylish bag in two sizes Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Absolutely! Were the instructions easy to follow?Very. The instructions are very descriptive. I would think that a beginner could easily follow them. What
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KarenSW

3/11/10

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