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DIY Sew a Foldover Purse Using 2 Fat Quarters and Bias Tape

Join me in sewing a super cute purse, with an optional adjustable handle and snap rivet closure. The finished purse is 7"x6.5"x3". Happy crafting!

Supplies and Cut List:

Outside Fabric:

Fat Quarter (18” x 21” / 46cm x 53cm Rectangle):

  • 21” x 3” (53.3cm x 7.6cm) Center Strip

  • 7.5” x 6” (19cm x 15.2cm) Front Panel Half-Pocket

  • 7.5” x 8.25” (19cm x 21cm) Back Panel Full-Pocket

  • 7.5” x 6.75” (19cm x 17cm) Front Panel

  • 7.5” x 13” (19cm x 33cm) Back and Top (Foldover) Panel

  • 7.5” x 8” (19cm x 20.3cm) Extra (see Coin Purse Tutorial)

Inside Lining Fabric:

Fat Quarter (18” x 21” / 46cm x 53cm Rectangle):

  • 21” x 3” (53.3cm x 7.6cm) Center Strip

  • 2.5” x 15” (6.3cm x 38cm) Purse Strap x3 (Optional cut one strap to 2.5” x 6” (6.3cm x 15.2cm) and the other side should measure 2.5” x 9” (6.3cm x 22.8cm) if making adjustable strap)

  • 7.5” x 6.75” (19cm x 17cm) Inside Pocket

  • 7.5” x 6.75” (19cm x 17cm) Front Panel

  • 7.5” x 13” (19cm x 33cm) Back and Top (Foldover) Panel

  • 7.5” x 0.5” (19cm x 1.2cm) Extra fabric

Medium Weight Interfacing:

  • 20.5” x 2.5” (52cm x 6.3cm) Center Strip

  • 7” x 6.5” (17.8cm x 16.5cm) Front Panel

  • 7” x 12.5” (17.8cm x 31.7cm) Back and Top (Foldover) Panel

  • 7” x 3.75” (17.8cm x 9.5cm) Back Panel Full Pocket Liner

  • 7” x 2.5” (17.8cm x 6.3cm) Front Panel Half Pocket Liner

Double Fold Bias Tape 7/8" x 3yard (2.2cm x 274.3cm)

Thread

Optional Extras:

Snaps or Rivets to secure closed

Adjustable Purse Hardware (D-Ring, Adjuster, Connector)

Recommended ¾” - 1” width (1.9cm - 2.5cm width)

1 ½” x 43” (3.8cm x 109.2cm) Rolled Lightweight Interfacing


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