Thursday, July 21, 2011

How to Make a Quick Simple Hand Bag

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 Christmas in July with
The Quilt Ladies

A Hand Bag

Quick Simple Hand Bag

Cut a piece of fabric 26" x 8"
Fold in half the long way and press a sharp edge on the fold.
Cut batting 13" x 8" and insert into the folded fabric, up to the fold.
Press.
How to Make a Quick Simple Hand Bag

Top stitch the folded edge to hold batting in place.

Fold the top stitched edge up 4 1/2" and top stitch the outside edge to make a pocket


Quick Simple Hand Bag


Top stitch around the top flap also.



Quick Simple Hand Bag

How to Make a Quick Simple Hand Bag

Trim any batting from edges.



How to Make a Quick Simple Hand Bag

Fold top down, you can add a button or Velcro, if you like.
How to Make a Quick Simple Hand Bag
The paisley one I used thin batting, the burgundy is very thick batting as I carry my camera in this one !
Happy Christmas in July


I am the Author of The Quilt Ladies Book Collection
and Little Quilt Ladies Quilt Patterns

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