Mabel Vintage Handbag

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Mabel is an adorable little handbag inspired by vintage box purses of the 40’s. This bag is roomy enough to carry your everyday essentials while still looking sleek and retro-stylish. It’s also the perfect size for a lunch bag with Pellon® Insul-fleece™ basted or quilted to the lining pieces, or as a cosmetics bag by using laminated or nylon fabric as the lining. 

Featured bag sewn by Laurette Chandler

Materials Needed

  • 1/2 yd 44″ wide quilting weight fabric for exterior
  • 1/2 yd 44″ wide quilting weight fabric for lining
  • 2 yds Pellon® SF101 Shape-Flex®
  • 1 yard Pellon® 70 Peltex® Ultra-Firm Sew-In Stabilizer
  • 1 Magnetic snap or turn lock
  • Coordinating thread
  • Erasable marking pen
  • Fabric glue

Tools Needed

  • Sewing machine & related supplies
  • Rotary cutter & related supplies

Pellon® Products Used

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