Pretty Pinafore Purse Pattern

by U-Handbag

Finished size: 16in (W) x 12 1/2in” (H). (41cm x 32cm)

With its curved top edge, preppy-looking piping, big self cover buttons and natty box pleat, this roomy bag may look sweet, but this bag means business too.  Thanks to it's easy to insert zip closure and handy inner pocket this bag is as secure and practical as it is cute!   

Techniques you'll learn:

  • Making and inserting piping
  • Inserting a concealed zipper with tab ends
  • Inserting a box pleat
  • Making folded and doubled bag handles.

Materials (most can be purchased from

  • 3/4 yrd (70cm) Exterior fabric and matching thread 
  • 1/2 yrd (50cm) Lining fabric and matching thread
  • 1 yrd (1m) med weight fusible interfacing
  • 3/4yrd (70cm) fusible fleece 
  • 4 x 1 1/2in (38mm) self cover buttons
  • 2 yrds (2m) 1/4in (5mm) wide cotton piping
  • 1 x nylon all purpose zipper at least 16in (41cm) long
  • A piping machine foot (with a groove running underneath) is preferable, otherwise a zipper foot will also work.

Printing Ensure that your printer is set to "Actual Size" and NOT shrink to fit when you print the pattern.

VAT VAT applicable to your country will be added to the pattern price. 

Feel free to sew and sell!  Small-scale business are welcome to handmake and sell our designs in your online shop, craft market, Etsy etc.  Please credit U-Handbag as the designer in your descriptions.

You will get a PDF (661KB) file.

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