Caitlyn Handbag PDF Sewing Pattern

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The Caitlyn Handbag is sized just right for everyday and uniquely styled with peek-a-boo pleats. Instructions included to "Make New" with a combination of organic cotton prints or "Make Do" with a stash of vintage neckties for a one-of-a-kind retro bag. Bag has a magnetic snap closure and interior pocket. This pattern is part of my Make New or Make Do™ sewing pattern collection. 

My 13-page printable PDF instructions include color photographs, detailed diagrams, glossary and all the assembly directions you'll need to make the Caitlyn Handbag (14" W x 10" H x 2" D).

This pattern is an instant download! After confirmed payment you will receive an email with a download link. If you have not received it or if you have any questions about the file, please contact me for assistance. PLEASE NOTE: No hard copy will be mailed to you. Purchase of this pattern does not constitute transfer of copyright or license for commercial usage. 

Skill Level: If you've completed a few sewing projects, sewn from a pattern before and are comfortable using your sewing machine, you should be able to handle this project!

Materials you'll need to make the Caitlyn Handbag:
  • 1/3 yd of 45” wide Main fabric (Light to mid-weight fabrics, such as quilting cottons, twill canvas, decorator fabrics, linens.) 
  • 1/4 yd of 45” wide Contrast - 1 fabric (for band)
  • 1/4 yd of 45” wide Contrast - 2 fabric (for pleats, flap and strap)
  • 1/3 yd of 45” wide Lining fabric (Light weight fabrics, such as quilting cottons, broadcloth and shirting)
  • 1 yd of 20” wide woven cotton fusible interfacing
  • 1 magnetic snap, 1/2” diameter
  • optional button
  • Thread

For the "Make Do" necktie version, you'll need 6-10 neckties, depending on their widths, plus lining, interfacing and notions listed above.
    SEWING PATTERN ONLY. Finished products and materials are not included. 
    This item is a downloadable PDF pattern for a bag you make yourself. 
    No hard copy will be mailed to you. Purchase of this pattern does not constitute transfer of copyright or license for commercial usage. 

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