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Vendor Amy Butler

Smart handbag finished size: 10-1/2" wide x 6" high plus the handles x 2-1/2" deep

Drawstring Purse finished size: 10" wide x 10" tall plus the handles

Design copyright Amy Butler Art of the Midwest.

Smart Handbag Fabric Needed:

  • 1/2 yard of 44" wide quilting weight print or solid for the Exterior
  • 1/2 yard of 44" wide quilting weight print or solid for the Exterior

Additional Materials:

  • 1/4 yard of 22" single-sided fusible Peltex by Pellon
  • 1 yard of 20" wide heavy-weight sew-in interfacing
  • 1 spool of coordinating thread

Drawstring Purse Fabric Needed:

From 44" wide quilting weight cotton:

  • 1/8 yard of 1st coordinating print for Handles and Drawstring
  • 1/4 yard of 2nd coordinating print for the Top Section
  • 1/8 yard of 3rd coordinating print for the Middle Section
  • 1/4 yard of 4th coordinating print for the Bottom Section
  • 1/3 yard of 5th coordinating print for the Lining

Additional Materials:

  • 22" each of 2 different ribbons for outside of bag
  • Scrap of fusible interfacing to back the buttonholes
  • 1 spool of coordinating thread