With no prior knowledge of how to make a clutch purse, I decided to try to make my very first diy clutch purse. It really isn't to fancy and it didn't take much time at all (about 20-25 mins). That's pretty fast for lil ol' slow me, lol.
Glue gun + glue sticks
Felts ( 4 felts ...they sell for 39cents at joann fabrics)
sewing machine (or need and thread, if machine unavailable)
First, fold the material in two
Join 2 felt pieces together and place it on top of the maeterial to get a general idea of the desired shape
Join the remaining 2 felts together and place it on top of the material, just above the first felt.
Next trace out a line, for cutting
Trace out an extra line just above the felts.
Now cut the material, using the traced line as an outline
Remove the felt and place it inside the material
Fold the Material, using the felt as a guideline
Iron each folded part and pin sides.
Sew sides together, then turn it inside out and iron to flatten it out
|It should look exactly like this.|
Now, use a glue gun to glue the Velcro to the bag (serves as a lock for the bag)
Glue any other opening or raw edges.
And Voila, my very own diy African Print Clutch Bag