Create a clutch with clean lines and a contrast zipper like a racing stripe across the body. Available options include detachable wrist or shoulder straps, and an interior divider. You can take this streamlined concept and make it travel with interesting zippers, hardware, and eye-catching textured fabrics or faux leathers. It's a great stash-buster project, because you can use fusible interfacing to change fabric hand and weight and make a wide variety of textiles work for this accessory. In this article from Threads #169, Don Morin's tutorial explains how to make this fast and easy handbag.
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Posted on Aug 27th, 2013 in sewing, design, online extras, downloads, threads magazine, article, Threads #169