View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternLeather clutch Accessories Bags Be ready to dance the night away in style, with this disco clutch by Louise Nichols. Made from butter soft leather and lined with a popping print, follow our easy guide to fit your chosen purse clasp, and use to store all your essentials. If you want a deeper bag just increase the measurement from the top edge.EssentialsGlue-in purse claspLeatherLining fabricCoordinating threadFabric gluePaper or bulldog clipsFusible interfacingDimensions List12cm x 23cmUse a 5mm seam allowance unless otherwise stated.Make a party bag1 To make a pattern, sketch around the top of a clasp onto paper. Mark 4cm from each hinge section, draw a sloping line, then draw two parallel lines down. Measure 14cm from the top edge and pencil a line along the bottom to join up with the two parallel lines. You should have a rectangular shape with two sloping corners. Cut out and use this as your template.2 Cut out two main purses from leather and two from lining material. Iron fusible interfacing to the leather to make it firmer, if desired. With right sides together, sew the lining pieces around the bottom three straight edges. Change the needle to one suitable for leather, then repeat.3 At each corner of both the lining and the leather, press the bottom and side seams together to flatten the corner. Measure in 1.5cm then machine stitch across. Snip to reduce bulk.4 Place the lining inside the leather right sides facing, matching the side seams. Use paper or bulldog clips to hold together, then machine stitch around the open edges leaving a 10cm gap along the top. Snip the corners and seams, then turn out.5 Press and machine stitch the gap. Glue the top of the bag into the frame, one side at a time. When dry, open the clasp, the hinges should be low enough to hold the purse inside, if not, add a few over stitches on the seam. 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.