Simone Bag Pattern *

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The Simone Bag Pattern by Jess Goldman of Bananafana is a classic but practical handbag with a small and decorative flap and instructions for a flower embellishment.  There are also instructions for a unique handle and the finished size is 18"W x 25"H (with handle) x 4 1/2"D.

Materials Needed:

  • Fabric #1 - 1 1/8 yards for the gathered middle, lining, flap and strap
  • Fabric #2 - 1 1/8 yard for the outside front and back, lining and pockets
  • Flower Embellishment - 1/4 yard of 2 different light weight fabrics (chiffon, silk, tulle, etc.)
  • Interfacing - 1 yard of stiff iron on interfacing
  • 1 yard of  fleece iron on interfacing
  • Other Materials -
  • One package of 1/2" wide maxi piping in a coordinating color OR "Wrap and Fuse" piping and the fabric to cover the piping
  • 1 large broach at least 2" wide for the flower center
  • 1 large button for the flap at least 1 1/2" wide
  • 14 large wood beads about 1" in diameter for the strap
  • 15 beading loops/rings with a 1/2" opening (used for jewelry making)
  • 2 swivel clips and 2 decorative rings for the strap
  • 1 sew on magnetic about 1" square (Dritz invisible magnet)
  • 4 squares of felt for the flower backing

  • Model: BF112
  • Brand: Bananafana

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