View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternKissable Clutch Accessories Bags Gifts Mothers Day Pencil cases Purses Quick makes Valentine's It’s a little known fact that there’s a legal requirement to have at least one kooky purse in your life, and these bold lips by Ruth Oliver will make you happy to oblige. It has a useful hand strap on the reverse and is the perfect size for your everyday essentials, plus you can zip it to keep them all secure. It’s time to let your accessories do the talking! Login to downloadEssentialsQuilt weight fabricQuilted fusible interfacing28cm zipCutting guidePink fabric: cut one back, top lip, bottom lip and two zip tabsPatterned fabric: cut one back and a 6cm x 30cm stripContrast fabric: cut one top lip and bottom lipFusible interfacing: cut one back, top lip and bottom lipDimensions List20cm x 30cmStitch a clutch purse1 Download and print the templates. Cut out the pieces as indicated by the cutting guide, then adhere fusible interfacing to the pink back, top lip and bottom lip. Fold one zip tab piece 1cm from he short edge, press, then topstitch the folded edge to the zip, butting the unfolded edge with the end of the metal zip pull. Repeat with the second tab for the other end.2 Lay the contrast bottom lip lining side up and place the zip on top, aligning the left edge of the zip with the long edge of the lip. Lay the outer pink piece on top, right side down, and pin in place. Stitch along the edge by hand or using a zip foot on your sewing machine. Open out so the zip is showing, then repeat for the other side of the zip with the top lip pieces. When sewn, open out and press carefully.3 Fold the strap piece of fabric in half lengthwise and press, then open out and fold the outer edges to the centre and press again. Topstitch along both edges with a contrasting thread. Pin the sewn strip to the right side of the pink back piece, and topstitch over the existing stitching, 10cm in on each side to secure to the bag.4 Pin the two outer lip panels right sides together. Sew all around the edges with a 1cm seam, then clip the curved pieces. Take the top and bottom lip lining pieces, fold and press 5mm in along the straight edges, then pin to the back lining piece right sides together and sew all around the edges with a 1cm seam, clipping the curves.5 With the lip pieces wrong side out, place inside the lining piece and line up the seams and zip opening. Hand stitch the folded edges of the top and bottom lips to the wrong side of the zip. Turn the finished purse right side out and press thoroughly. Other Popular Makes... Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket BagAccessories BagsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Carry your belongings in style with this easy patchwork scrap bag. You can also use these instructions to create matching Selena SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Wrap skirts are seriously underrated as a modest yet fun go-to that is easy to sew. This design by Amanda Debra SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Denim skirts are a wardrobe staple and this chic number by Julia Claridge puts a twist on the style classic Gabrielle SkirtSkirtsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)If you aren't confident at stitching darts, this pencil skirt designed by Amanda Walker is a good practise piece as Otis the OwlToysDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Whipped up in Riley Blake's Vienna range, this adorable owl toy is the perfect avian pal for little ones and Piped Home Letter CushionsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)3D letters are a popular home decor trend, so why not create your own stitchy version? These cushions will allow PopularRecent Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Retro Mixtape Cushion Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Tweed Chicken Doorstop Sewing Bee Shift Dress Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Roger reindeer Make a festive toy Easy Fabric Scrap Bucket Bag Selena Skirt Debra Skirt Gabrielle Skirt Otis the Owl Piped Home Letter Cushions Maddie Top Faith Dress Lizzie Tunic Pyjama bottoms Flora Pyjama Set Liberty Hedgehog Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.