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Nude leather clutch and matching purse

Added Apr 4, 2010

by Emma (Cotter...

Ireland, Ireland






I needed a new leather bag to go with nude shoes I bought recently. I decided to make a matching purse too because my everyday purse is too bulky for a clutch. The matching purse is big enough to hold credit cards etc. The applique on the front of the clutch and purse are all individual pieces stitched on. I cut templates on paper first to check the size then cut the leather and sewed them on to the front of the bag before I sewed the leather to the lining. The bag and purse took about 5 hours to complete. This bag and purse are my own design.

Material Notes

Beautiful soft nude genuine leather skin. White satin lining, gold magnetic clasps bought from a supplier in the UK and sew in heavy-weight interfacing to stiffen the bag.




Garment Type
Evening Wear, Romantic

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    Jul 4, 2010, 05.55 PMby fabricaddict


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    Apr 17, 2010, 02.43 AMby camilainarq

    great job!!! congratulations!

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    Apr 7, 2010, 09.44 AMby anaalves

    Can I just say that I would pay a lot of money for that purse. It’s AWESOME! LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT.

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    Apr 5, 2010, 02.30 AMby crstylestudio

    one word.. FIRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Apr 4, 2010, 09.07 PMby calicokate

    I really love this clutch! And the tone-on-tone color is so classy.

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    Apr 4, 2010, 08.52 PMby knt831


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    Apr 4, 2010, 08.40 PMby runningwithscissors1

    Beautiful! I couldn’t imagine just making a leather purse to match a pair of shoes. How daring!

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    Apr 4, 2010, 06.53 PMby marloncosta

    Very elegant! Very sofiticated! Very marketable! You did a amazing job!

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    Apr 4, 2010, 06.49 PMby harmony758

    Beautiful! The detail is exquisite!

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    Apr 4, 2010, 06.12 PMby mayadaughterofsun

    Very nice. I love the color as well.

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