This simple pouch style purse is large enough for a small wallet and cell phone.. the necessities of any date or formal occasion. If you need a larger purse use a larger circle of fabric or try this free clutch purse pattern
. Use the fabric scraps from the gown or dress to sew this pocketbook and have a totally matching outfit.
- Two 15" circles of fabric -- You can use lining for one layer but remeber that it will show at the top of the purse.
- 1 to 1 1/4 yards of ribbon, chain, cord, braid or similar item to use as a drawstring and handles.
- 15" or larger circle template
- Sewing machine with buttonhole capabilities