Chemisette Handbag Pattern
chemisette shĕ-mi-źĕt: little chemise.
Inspired by a chemise that was worn under a corset in the middle ages, this bag reflects the past with a fresh look through the use of bright, modern fabrics
In 2 styles: the gathered chemisette and
the florentine (flat) chemisette
The interior has 2 pockets and a magnetic clasp closure.
PATTERN PIECES INCLUDED. Dimensions of rectangular pieces also included for easy cutting of pieces using a rotary cutter and mat.
Fabric and Material Requirements
⅝ yard 44" wide fabric 1 (for chemise, straps and pockets)
⅝ yard 44" wide fabric 2 (for corset and interior)
½ yard medium-weight fusible interfacing
½ yard fusible fleece
Stabilizer - a small piece 2" x 10"
¾ inch magnetic snap
Approximate dimensions of finished bag:
10" wide x 15" tall (including straps) x 2" deep
Top of bag is curved. Height at shortest point ~ 7"
To the home sewer who has purchased this pattern at retail: you are welcome make items from this pattern for sale! Mass manufacturing of items made from this pattern is strictly prohibited.
More information here.