Whether you’re going out for a social gathering or an official meeting, a fold-over clutch is every woman’s perfect accomplice. Small enough to complement your look without stealing the attention from you and spacious enough to stuff everything you will need to keep looking glamorous throughout the event.
Time To Complete: 1 Hour
If you’ve been trying to find a great fold over clutch pattern that won’t cost you a cent, you’ve just stumbled on a great option that you can try out.
What You Will Need to DIY Your Own Fold-over Clutch Pattern
- Exterior fabric
- Fusible fleece or medium weight interface
- Magnetic snap closure
- Zips for zippered pockets
- Interior lining
- Sewing machine
- Iron box
- Basic sewing tools
Making a Japanese knot bag on your own is not difficult and this handy guide makes it even easier providing you with everything you need to make your Japanese knot bag. The guide includes thorough and simple to follow instructions complete with visual aids like photos.
This fold-over clutch bag has 3 zippered pockets, one inner pocket 6 card slots, an outer pocket and a magnetic security tab. For portability, you can also add an optional wrist strap and to secure your contents, you can also have optional snap closures.
Once complete, your new fold-over clutch bag measures 8inches, by 4.5 inches by 1 inch. It will easily fit an iPhone 6 plus or a similar-sized phone, cards, keys, notes and a few other items. It’s the perfect trade-in for a handbag.
Previous sewers who have tried out this pattern also attest to how sellable it is making it a great ‘sew to sell’ project. It’s a great cash making hobby and doubles up as a great gift item for friends and family.
Depending on the fabric you have, you can modify the fold-over clutch bag to suit your style and preference or better complement your look. You can also adjust the number of card slots depending on what you prefer.