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Old Gloria Handbag - Item #: QBN020 -  - For materials listing see below.

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Foundation piecing creates wonky stripes. Button give the illusion of fifty stars!

 

 
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Two convenient side pockets.

 
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Six interior pockets. Optional snap closure.

 
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Old Gloria Handbag by Kate Jones. She used the fabric handle option.

 

 
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Old Gloria Handbag by Kate Jones. Instructions for kitty NOT included!

 
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Old Gloria Handbag by Nicole Gustafson. She used the fabric handles option.

 

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Old Gloria Handbag by Janice Hedberg. She used red, white and blue friut fabrics and a flexible 12" rope handle.

 

 
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Old Gloria Handbag by Janice Hedberg. She used star fabric instead of buttons and created a beaded handle.

 
 

Old Gloria Handbag - Item #: QBN020
Materials (100% cotton, Non-directional fabrics recommended):
   - Fabrics:
          - 1 fat quarter white for flag stripes
          - 2/3 yd red for flag stripes, interior pockets, and lining
          - 2/3 yd blue for flag field, sides, side pockets, lining, and optiona handles
          - 1/3 yd 42" wide single-sided fusible fleece (e.g. Pellon Fusible Thermaloam® Plus)
          - 1-3/4 yd 20" wide, medium weight fusible interfacing (e.g. Pellon 931TD)
   - 1-1/4 yd of 1/2" wide elastic
   - One pair 13" flexible purse handles or rigid purse handles with a 6-1/2" span
   - 75 - 100  1/4" to 1/2" white/off-white buttons (or use blue star fabric)
   - Matching thread
Optional Materials:
   - Two - 3/4" magnetic snaps
   - 10" x 10" remnant of star fabric for flag field (if not using buttons)
   - 3-1/2" x 13" piece of heavy, heat-resistant template plastic for bottom insert
   - 8" x 16" fabric scrap for bottom insert
Recommended Equipment:
   - Size 14 or 90/14 sewing machine needle
   - Micron Fabric Marking Pen (0.005) or equivalent permanent marking pen
   - Chalk Pencil