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KIMBERLY BAG

A classic, graceful shape sized to make this bag suitable for every event. A girls night out or an evening social! Simple lines and pleats allow for a long zipper, making this bag easy access!

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Materials List

Allow extra yardage for matching or centering a design on your fabric.

For 44” wide light to mid-weight fabric

  • 3/4 yard for the Exterior and Handles
  • 5/8 yard of a coordinating fabric for the Lining
  • 2 yards of 20” wide fusible woven interfacing (we use Shape Flex® SF-101 by Pellon®)


For 54” wide mid-weight fabric

  •  1/2 yard for the Exterior and Handles
  •  3/8 yard of a coordinating fabric for the Lining
  •  1 1/4 yards of 20” wide fusible woven interfacing (we use Shape Flex® SF-101 by Pellon®)


PLUS

  • 1/4 yard of 44” wide fusible fleece (we use fusible Thermolam Plus® by Pellon®)
  • 1/4 yard of 22” wise single-sided fusible Peltex® by Pellon® or a similar extra-heavy stabilizer
  • 18” coordinating purse zipper OR similar coil zipper (we use Coats brand zippers)
  • 1 spool of coordinating all-purpose thread (we use Coats Dual Duty XP®)


Finished Size: 6 1/2” tall plus handles x 17” long x 2 1/4” deep


TOOLS NEEDED: Scissors, Iron/Ironing board, Ruler and yardstick, Fabric marker,
Straight pins, Turning tool (such as a closed pair of scissors), Seam ripper , Zipper foot for your sewing machine, Hand sewing needle, Pressing cloth