Ultimate Mom Bag

  • Difficulty Rating: Beginner
Ultimate Mom Bag

With its internal pockets, numerous dividers and roomy size, the Beautiful Belle Handbag by Amy Butler is the ultimate mom bag.

1. Cut out paper pattern and follow pattern placement directions in the pattern booklet. Cut out all pattern pieces from your fabric, including lining pieces and internal pocket pieces. Transfer all pattern marking to the fabric with tailor’s chalk or air erasable marker.                   

Use the Amplify RazorEdge Fabric Shears to cut your fabric

2. Following pattern directions, construct the outside of the bag. Gather the top edges with a loose basting stitch.

Gather the top edges with a loose basting stitch.

3. Sew and attach handles to the outside of the bag.

Sew and attach handles to the outside of the bag.

4. Construct the lining, including the pocket pieces and internal dividers.

Construct the lining, including the pocket pieces and internal dividers.

5. Clip the corners of the cell phone pocket before turning the fabric to the right side.

Clip the corners of the cell phone pocket before turning the fabric to the right side

6. Pin the cell phone pocket to the bag lining and sew.

Pin the cell phone pocket to the bag lining and sew.

7. Sew the layers of lining fabrics together and clip the seam allowance to remove bulk at the seams.

Sew the layers of lining fabrics together and clip the seam allowance to remove bulk at the seams
Clip-the-seam-allowance

8. With right sides together, place the bag outer inside the bag lining. Ensure the handles are out of the way, and pin along the top raw edge. Sew the lining and outer fabrics together. Turn the bag right sides out through the hole in the lining fabric and sew the hole closed, to finish.

Sewing lining and outer shell together

Supply List

Beautiful Belle Handbag pattern by Amy Butler
Fabric according to requirements
Pins
Thread
Sewing Machine