Fabric Clutch Purse Pattern

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Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Crochet Along. I’m sharing an easy to make clutch purse pattern.  Not only is this project easy to make but it can be completed in about a half hour. That’s right, super fast. You can even personalized for an extra special touch.

In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas……..AND I get to be part of an amazing sewing giveaway too. Keep reading…

sewing giveaway

This is one sew AMAZING! She is a beauty and her name is Rachel.


Plus, as an extra special bonus, there is a pretty fantastic giveaway that could land a new machine tucked under your tree!

One lucky winner will receive…
this amazing Baby Lock Sewing Machine ($799 Value)
Ready to take your sewing to the next level? The Baby Lock Rachel is the star of any sewing class, and she’s here to help you. This computerized sewing machine is equipped with 50 stitches and push-button features to make every project easier. The value is $799. Click here for more details.
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Be sure to head on over and check out my fabric clutch purse pattern.


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  1. Heather Williams says

    Super cute clutch! I needed an idea for the gals in my community group at church. How perfect!

  2. My favorite handmade gifts are always food. Yum. Thanks for the giveaway

  3. Best hand made gift is my baby quilt that my great grandmother made for me almost 50 years ago. I still have it. Mrscummings2u at Gmail dot com

  4. kim-the-girl says

    Best handmade gift I’ve received? Just last year my mom gave my hubs and ua gorgeous quilt for our bed.

  5. Love the wonderful clutch!

  6. My best handmade gift received was a Book of Days with a handmade cover from my sister. I still cherish it.

  7. Loretta Moffit says

    The best homemade present I got was a set of placemats that my daughter I still have them.

  8. Love my Baby Lock! Would love this sister!!!!

  9. Karen Jerread says

    My mother made me a handmade quilt the year before she passes. It was her last one and it is beautiful and so very special to me.

  10. Karen Jerread says

    Your links for both you and Funky Polkadot Giraffe to instagram are not working.

  11. My favorite handmade gift was a Raggedy Ann doll that my mother made for me when I was 8. 40 + years later and I still have her.

  12. the best handmade gift I ever received was a wooden snowman made by my daughter – priceless – he comes out every Christmas

  13. cherise tower says

    I don’t know if I’ve ever received a hamade gift- maybe from my three year old! That’s the best! Thanks for such an awesome giveaway!

  14. My best and favorite handmade gift was a blanket made by my grandmother. I have it on a quilt rack in my livingroom. What a wonderful legacy my grandmother gave me!

  15. valerie kubbe says

    baby quilts for all my grandchildren several over the years

  16. Great giveaway!!!

  17. Hi Heather! I am brand new to your blog and I am really enjoying it. I like making handmade gifts to give and my very best handmade gift that I received was a wedding ring quilt completely hand sewn and given to me by my son’s grandmother about 30 years ago. It is frayed and tattered from much use, so I have put it away, but sometimes I take it out and display it for a while. That Baby Lock is a beauty. Boy, would I love to own it!

  18. Looks great – thank you for the give-away!

  19. girlsandplants says

    Thanks for the opportunity to enter!

  20. My favorite handmade gift is a quilt my grandmother made for my doll. I still have it – a few tatters here and there but still my favorite quilt!

  21. such a cut easy clutch, just right for people who want to carry the minimum…and I would love to have the Rachel come live in my sewing room.

  22. Cute little clutch, can have many uses for a gift…..Thank you for the pattern and tutorial….

  23. My children are 31 and 27 now, but anything handmade from them is my favorite!!

  24. Pam from CA says

    Very cute clutch! I would love to win this for my daughter! Thank you for the chance to win!

  25. The link to Funky PolkaDot Giraffe doesn’t work and I search Instagram and could not find their page.

  26. My favorite handmade gift is a crocheted afghan my grandmother made me. It is 40 years old. I still have and use it.

  27. Best handmade gifts are sticks and fabric glued together randomly from my 5 year old twins!

  28. The Best handmade gift I received was a handmade afghan, and meals from friends after surgeries! Thanks for this giveaway!

  29. I got a quilt that my mom made for me using fabric scraps from clothing she also made for me. I loved it!

  30. My friend made me a cute cactus pincushion in a tiny clay pot!

  31. Chrysanthemum says

    The year my mom made nightgowns for the 4 girls/women and 5 complete PJs for the boys/ men…and we have photo to prove it!!!! So much fun to reminisce.

  32. My Mom used to make flannel pajamas each winter for me & my siblings! Helped to keep us warm in the cold Minnesota winters!

  33. embroiderymad says

    Great little clutch

  34. The best handmade gift I’ve ever received is a throw my daughter in law made for me. I’ll always cherish it.

  35. Laura in NH says

    My daughters all make some very neat home -made gifts. A stained glass sun catcher is pretty.

  36. What an awesome idea! I’m raiding my fabric stash and whipping these up!

  37. Susan Davis (@JoSeBe_onEtsy) says

    Every little gift my children made, growing up; I cherish them all. Mini Christmas trees one year!

  38. Best handmade gift was a set of bells from my daughter.

  39. Marcia Herath says

    My best handmade item is a quilt that my mother-in-law did some work on when she was 7 y/o.

  40. My son painted a pillowcase for me for Mother’s Day when he was at preschool….

  41. Tammy Hempel says

    My grandmother crocheted me a red cape. I loved that thing and wore it out from use taking it everywhere I went.

  42. The best hand made gift I received was a set of painted Toy Soilders from my mother. I have them displayed all year and I just love them.

  43. As a child, my aunt always made us handmade gifts: pillowcases, personalized pails, barrettes and more barrettes! I loved everything she made.

  44. The best handmade gift I ever received are the quilts my grandma gave me.

  45. The flannel pj’s my mom use to make me for christmas… Now that I sew, I have to make my own. 🙂

  46. The best handmade gifts I have received are from my children and my grandchildren. The most favorite is a heart pillow my daughter made me while she was in college. 🙂

  47. I received a cute needle book in a swap… I am allergic to wool, so I was made a “wooly lamb” needle book, with material that I was not allergic to….I was so excited to receive this and it had the cutest little lamb appliqued on it for use as a pincushion too

  48. Judith Martinez says

    The best handmade gift I ever got was an afghan that my great grammy made.

  49. The best handmade gift I received was a quillow (quilted blanket that folds into a pillow) from my grandmother. As a little girl, it was so much fun to take my convertable pillow/blanket with me on road trips and shorter trips to the couch!

  50. My 10 year old daughter made for me a little pillow about 2″x2″ when she was around 8 years old. I love it!

  51. My favorite handmade gift was a decopaged box my sweet mom made for me with beautiful magazine clippings, photos and other assorted images that reminded her of me and fun things we had done together. 30+ years later I still have that box and as my Mom’s health fails following cancer and chemotherapy, I am so happy to know that the precious gift she made for me will always remind me of her and how much she loves me!

  52. Hi Heather. I stumbled across your blog in the Bella Crafts Quarterly magazine. Love your blog and became a follower. Hope you’ll take a look at mine and become a follower too.

  53. A few years ago friends made handmade purses for friends and family – they were wonderful!

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