Old Gloria Handbag
By Quilter by Night Designs. Wonky stripes and jumbled buttons make this a very lovable patriotic accessory. Size: 7" Tall (w/o handle), 13" Wide, 4" Deep. This listing is for the hard-copy PATTERN that will be mailed to you via USPS. Easy strip cutting and foundation piecing directly onto fusible interfacing create the funky stripes. Ample outer end and interior pockets go together quickly with the help of a little elastic. Use pre-made purse handles or make your own from faabrics included in the materials list below. You can substitute blue star fabric for the buttons. You'll get rave reviews and lots of compliments on this fabulous handbag - guaranteed! Materials You'll Need to Make Your own: (100% cotton, non-directional, fabrics recommended) - 1 fat quarter white for flag stripes - 2/3 yd red for flag stripes, inner pockts, lining, handles - 1/3 yd 42" wide Pellon fusible Thermaloam Plus - 1-3/4 yd 20" wide medium weight fusible interfacing - 1-1/4 yd 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 - Matching thread Optional Materials: - Two - 3/4" magnetic snaps - 10" x 10" remnant of star fabric (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 size) or equivalent permanent marking pen - Chalk pencil Pattern is in a convenient booklet format and contains complete, accurate, and easy to follow instructions with lots of diagrams and pull out pattern sheets. Great intermediate-level project for advanced beginners or experienced quilters. Basic foundation piecing, quilting, rotary cutting, and sewing skills required. Shipping for pattern: USPS First Class mail Visit my website for more patterns and ideas, http://www.quilterbynight.com. Pattern and design copyright 2009 Carol Dockery. All rights reserved. Purchase of this pattern grants you the right to make multiple "Old Gloria Handbags" for personal use or to give as gifts but not for re-sale. This pattern is copyright protected. Copying or any other reproduction of any part of this pattern or instructions is strictly prohibited.