Versatile Wave Interchangeable Purse Pattern

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The Versatile Wave Tote bag pattern by Ruthann Stilwell is a pattern  to make an interchangeable purse!  The cover of this bag can be removed and interchanged for another cover that you make and it fastens on neatly with buttons.  A unique feature of this bag pattern is that the straps are also interchangeable and the reversible cover can be made with only 2 fat quarters.  Instructions are also included for a check book clutch and the finished size of the purse is 12"x 8 1/2".  Pattern Piece is included for the wave cover template.

Materials Needed:

  • Basic purse, lining, pockets & straps: (All the same fabric)
  • Fabric A - 1 yard for basic purse and lining (If you want a different lining, use 2/3 yard for this)
  • Batting for basic purse and straps - 3/4 yard of Warm & Natural or Thermolam
  • Fabric for each reversible purse cover:
  • Fabric B - 1/3 yard or fat quarter
  • Fabric C - 1/3 yard or fat quarter
  • Fusible interfacing - 3/4 yard at least 40" wide of Decor Bond
  • 14" regular or separating sport zipper or 12" purse zipper
  • 4 swivel clasps (for 1" straps)
  • 2 large buttons
  • Single fold bias tape (for loops if you are not making them)
  • 4 purse feet (optional)
  • Checkbook Clutch:
  • Fabric - 8" x 16" or fat quarter
  • Batting - 8" x 16"
  • Lining - 7 1/2" x 14 1/4" or fat quarter
  • 5/8" ribbon - 3/4 yard of grosgrain
  • 1 1/2" ribbon - 1/4 yard for pen pocket
  • Button - optional

  • Model: SRRAVW
  • Manufactured by: Susan Rooney Patterns

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