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Make Your Own Clutch Bag


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1. Make a sack (any proportion; bags shown, clockwise from top, are 16 inches by 12 inches, 9 inches by 7 inches, 5 inches by 5 inches).
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2. Box the bottom corners.
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3. Turn right side out. Pleat the top at the sides or in the middle; whipstitch to secure the pleats.
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4. Hand-sew a flap to back of bag; add a small button loop closure. Or stitch a “waistband” to top of bag; cover seam with contrasting bias; then sew a long bias loop to inside of one pleat, a button to opposite outside.
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Autumn14389531 Autumn14389531 3 years 3 weeks
I LOVE THIS SOO MUCCCCHHHH
A_Kat A_Kat 8 years 28 weeks
WAY CUTE IDEA!
davie-k davie-k 8 years 33 weeks
I made it, and I'll try and post pics of it as soon as possible!
omgmonster omgmonster 8 years 33 weeks
Oh yay! I'm going to try this. Thanks!
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years 33 weeks
LOVE this! Thank you!