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BEAUTIFUL BELLE HANDBAG
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I love the sweet silhouette of this easy to make bag! The Beautiful Belle is the perfect size with comfy handles and large interior pockets to keep everything in order. Use your two favorite coordinating fabrics to create your own unique look. Beautiful, beautiful!

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click here for a list of fabrics as seen on the cover


Materials List

The yardage given is for a one-way design. Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on your fabric.

The bag can be made using 44” wide quilting fabric OR 54” wide mid-weight home dec fabric, please see the chart below.



INTERFACING / NOTIONS NEEDED

  • 20” wide fusible woven interfacing - I use Shape Flex® SF-101 from Pellon®
    Please check the chart above for the amount required. Make sure you pre-wash the interfacing following the manufacturer's instructions.
  • 1/8 yard of 20" wide Peltex® #70 by Pellon®
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread
    • I use my Premium Threads from Rowan


TOOLS NEEDED:
Scissors, Straight pins, Large safety pin, Transparent tape, Iron and Ironing board, 24" quilting ruler, Chalk pencil, Pressing cloth, Hand sewing needle, 1 sheet of wax-free tracing paper, Turning tool (such as a closed pair of scissors), Optional: Pressing ham or rolled up towel

Finished Size:

  • 20 1/4” wide across the widest point x 11 1/4" tall (20 3/4” tall with Handles)