Oliver + S

in a clutch cosmetic case sewing pattern

in a clutch cosmetic case sewing pattern
Price: $8.95
Brand: Straight Stitch Society
Item: OLV-SS009IC1
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Have you ever reached into your handbag and found that you didn’t have one of your essentials? It’s no fun to have to make do in a clutch. Load up this pretty little cosmetic case, keep it in your handbag, and you’ll never have to again. This cosmetic case can be made in three different, fun styles. Your finished case will look so lovely you may want to carry it as a clutch instead of tucking it away. A great gift, this pretty carry-all can also function as an evening bag.

 

  • What You'll Need

    Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics, such as quilting cotton, broadcloth, poplin, chambray, and linen:

    • 1 fat quarter fabric A (outside)
    • 1 fat quarter fabric B (lining)
    • Scraps fabric C (embellishments)

    Coordinating thread

    8" (or longer) zipper

    Lightweight fusible interfacing

    Finished Measurements

    approx. 8" wide x 5" high x 1 1/2" deep

    in a clutch cosmetic case sewing pattern
  • Average rating: (5 of 5) based on 2 reviews

    Cases of joy!
    Reviewed by on 01/03/2015
    I am having so much fun making little zippered cases for friends and family. I have a large stash of fat quarters and coming up with the complimentary fabric combinations is a blast. I have brought smiles to so many faces with this quick and easy pattern!
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    Love it!
    Reviewed by on 12/31/2014
    I once made a bag. It was a lot of work and I wasn't satisfied with it. I didn't feel that it was usable or practical. This little clutch is the perfect antedote to that experience. I can successfully make a small useful bag and be satisfied with the results and feel like I can use it. This small clutch is the perfect size for many things. I use one in my brief case to hold my phone/tablet charger and cords. I use another too hold the stuff I want to transfer between purse and brief case, so I don't have to take my purse into court. I made several for Christmas gifts. From start to finish it takes between 2-2.5 hours. If you want to make several, my suggestion that you purchase one fat quarter for your big fabric and two coordinating fat quarters for the lining and trim. With 3 fat quarters, you can get two bags if you cut your main fabric thoughtfully.
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