Violet Clutch PDF Sewing Pattern | Sew a clutch purse with a concealed zipper and fabric zip pull using this handbag pattern PDF.

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Sew a medium size clutch with a pleated front, concealed zipper, and fabric zip pull using this SEWING PATTERN.

This pattern is great for highlighting a favorite print or using one of your coveted fabric scraps. The center front requires only a 6" x 6" piece of fabric. The center piece has two shallow pleats at the outer edges to give it visual depth.

This bag makes a nice clutch, make up bag, or a pouch for carrying some of your tools to sewing classes and retreats. It's long enough for many scissors and other smaller tools.

Inside there is one divided patch pocket.

The pattern document is a paper and ink friendly 12-pages total: 8-pages of color photos & text instructions + 4-pages of full size pattern pieces.

Intermediate Sewing Pattern: You are comfortable with sewing in general and have experience with zippers. This pattern is not for beginners. Please get in touch if you need help selecting a pattern for your skill level.

Approximate Finished Dimensions: 12.75" at widest point x 5.75" high x 3" deep (32cm x 15cm x 8cm)

Supplies (Materials You Provide)
• 1/4 yard 42"w fabric for exterior front sides, back, and top (standard cut)
• 1/4 yard 42"w fabric for center front, pocket, zip pull (FQ ok)
• 1/4 yard 42"w lining fabric (FQ ok)
• 1/4 yard 42"w muslin or scrap fabric
• 1/2 yard 20"w fusible interfacing (Pellon SF 101)
• 1/4 yard 45"w fusible fleece (Pellon 987F)
• 12" polyester all-purpose zipper (no metal teeth zippers)
• 3/4" (2cm) split keyring + claw staple remover to open split ring
• 1/4" foot with guide - optional, but helpful for 1/4" seams and can be used to install the zipper
• zipper foot - not necessary if you have the 1/4" foot
• fabric marker or chalk
• ruler

Sew It & Sell It: Items made using this pattern can be sold in your own online store, local boutiques, craft fairs, etc. Start your own sewing business today! Please offer Michelle Patterns design credit in written descriptions.

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I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
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Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
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The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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Additional return information
Digital documents can't be returned, so there are refunds or exchanges for patterns.

Please download, save, and store your pattern file(s) somewhere safe (i.e. not on your computer).

Lost files can be replaced for 30-days with proof of purchase (link to your receipt, or a copy of your email receipt). I don't sell, maintain, or store these documents indefinitely so if you lose your pattern in many cases it is irreplaceable.

If you want to keep these files indefinitely--or at least longer than your next computer crash or upgrade--the best option is to have a data backup system running, or store the files online. Storing them online can be as simple as emailing them to yourself at a gmail type account, or using a service like Drop Box or

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• Shipping fees are not refundable. This includes the costs to ship it back and the original shipping cost you paid when submitting your order.
• Make sure to mail it back with "Delivery Confirmation" or some kind of tracking. This is to protect you should the package go missing in the mail. A refund isn't submitted for processing until the return package is received.
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Shipments within the US are sent with "Delivery Confirmation". Please let me know if you have not received your package after 2 weeks. USPS online tracking information must show the package has not been delivered in order to qualify as a lost package.

Additional policies

Please credit Michelle Patterns in all written item descriptions. For example when selling online please include the following sentence, or other similar wording in your item description: "This item was made using a sewing pattern." A link to my etsy shop would also be greatly appreciated.

All items for sale must be handmade by you. Contracting with others to mass produce the designs is expressly prohibited.

Distribution of the pattern pieces and corresponding instructions is expressly prohibited.