DIY: LEATHER FOLD OVER CLUTCH

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Materials:

– Hot pink faux leather (half a yard is more than enough)

– Stiff iron on interfacing

– Coordinating zipper, 16 inches long

– Sewing machine

– Cutting board

– Matching needle and thread

– Pins

 

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1. Cut two pieces of leather, and two pieces of interfacing each 12 x 13 inches.

 

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2. Iron the interfacing to the wrong side of each piece of leather. Iron with interfacing side up. The interfacing should adhere to the back of the leather.

 

 

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3. Lay the zipper right side up and line up one piece of your leather + interfacing to meet at the bottom edge together. Pin along the bottom edge.

 

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4. Using your zipper foot, sew along that edge where you pinned.

 

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5. Now take the second leather + interfacing piece and do the same, matching up the right side of the leather to the right side of the zipper and sewing with your zipper foot along that edge.

 

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6. With the zipper at the top, pin along those three sides. Open the zipper up half way and sew along those three sides.

 

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7. Now just trim along the edges, and turn it inside out. Poke in each edge to make it sharper.

 

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You’re done!

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