Dottie Vintage Handbag

from Swoon Sewing Patterns

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The Dottie Vintage Bag is a retro-inspired handbag that is great the way it is, or easily modifiable for the advanced sewer. This pattern is a great way to practice making your own piping. The lining includes a small zippered pocket, and a large main compartment. There are tips included to make this into an insulated lunch bag or vanity bag for your cosmetics.

Finished Measurements

  • 12” wide
  • 7.5” tall
  • 4” deep

    Materials Needed

    • 1/2 yard 44” wide quilting weight exterior fabric
    • 1/2 yard 44” wide quilting weight contrasting fabric
    • 1/2 yard 44” wide quilting weight lining fabric
    • 2 1/2 yards 4/32” cotton cording (or premade piping)
    • 1/2 yard foam interfacing (Soft & Stable, headliner)
    • 1 yard woven fusible interfacing (Pellon Shapeflex SF101)
    • 14” all-purpose zipper
    • 6” all-purpose zipper
    • Coordinating thread
    • Fabric glue

        Product Details

        Alicia Wietholter
        Swoon Sewing Patterns
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