This simple reversible purse is a wonderful project for beginning and advanced sewers alike.

Read step by step instructions after the video.
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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Download, enlarge, and print template on heavy paper or card stock. Trace template twice on each fabric and cut out.

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Step 2

Align and pin the two solid pieces together, right sides facing. Do the same with the two patterned pieces.

Step 3

Using 1/4-inch seam allowance, sew along the top of each handle and along the bottom curve of each pinned piece, leaving both sides of both handles open.

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Step 4

Turn the solid piece right side out, and insert the solid piece into the inside-out patterned piece. Line up seams, raw edges, and handles.

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Step 5

Pin the edges of the "neckline" of the bag and sew with a 1/4-inch seam.

Step 6

Going through the longer handle, turn the entire bag right side out (patterned fabric on the outside). Press all seams.

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Step 7

Fold raw edges of "armholes" in 1/4 inch and press. Baste together. Topstitch 1/8 inch around bag handles to finish.

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