Amy Butler Sewing Pattern, Madison Bags
DOWNTOWN PURSE AND CLUTCH, UPTOWN HANDBAG, AND FABRIC FLOWERS FOR ACCESSORIZING, Elegant and fashionable purse and handbag designs at home in the penthouse or on the pavement! An updated take on 40's style.
For the Uptown Handbag
Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on your fabric.
1/2 yard of 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric for the Exterior
3/8 yard of 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric for the Lining
1/4 yard of 22” wide single-sided fusible Peltex® by Pellon® or a similar extra heavy stabilizer 1 yard of 20” wide heavyweight sew-in interfacing (we use Pellon® 50)
3” of 3/4” sew-on VELCRO® brand fasteners
1 sheet of 12” wide x 18” long extra thick Template Plastic from Prim-Dritz™ found with the quilting supplies OR 1 piece of 1/8” thick heavy pressed cardboard (you can use the back of a writing pad or purchase “chipboard” from an arts supply store.)
1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual Duty XP®)
Finished Size: 17 1/2” wide x 7” tall plus the Handles x 3” deep