the Everyday Attache pattern

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(For information about the fabrics we’ve used in these samples, click HERE)

The Everyday Attache features are as follows:

  • A fleece-lined exterior slip pocket: the perfect place to store your smart phone! Fits phones & small tablets up to 6.9″ (175mm) tall X 5.32″ (135mm) wide.
  • Lots of secure storage: slot storage for 5+ credit/debit/loyalty cards, ID cards, currency, tickets, receipts, pen & much MUCH MORE!
  • Zippered interior pocket: perfect for coins.
  • a Secure zip-around closure
  • TWO exterior pouch pockets: ideal for quick access to keys, sunglasses and MORE!
  • Full-sized zippered interior mesh pocket: small loose items are secure & easy to locate!

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And Color Pictorial Helps… are just a click away!

Click on the links below to access a few color pdf’s
that might help during the following construction steps!

Purse Dimensions: 9" X 7" X 3.5"

Fabric Needs

  • Exterior - 1/2 yard (additional yardage may be required for directional prints)
  • Lining - 5/8 yard
  • Contrast - 3/8 yard (get and additional 1/4 yard if making your own bias tape)
  • Fusible Fleece - 1/4 yard X 22' wide (we recommend Thermolan by Pellon
  • Fusible Interfacing - 1 yard X 23" wide (we recommend CraftFuse by Pellon
  • Foam Stabilizer - one 9.5" X 17" piece (we recommend Soft & Stable ByAnnie
  • Mesh Fabric - one 9" X 13.5" piece (recommend Lightweight Mesh Fabric ByAnnie

Other Supplies Needed

  • 1 - 3/4" invisible sew-in magnetic snap
  • 9 inches - 3/4" wide flat elastic
  • 88 inches - extra-wide bias tape (1.5" wide unfolded) or make you OWN
  • 2 - 10" (or longer) closed bottom zippers
  • 1 - 22" purse zipper (closed on BOTH ends w/2 zipper heads)
  • 2 - 1/2" wide D-rings
  • 1 - *5/8" wide slide buckle (to make strap adjustable)
  • 2 - *5/8" wide swivel snap hooks
  • 53 inches - *5/8" lightweight nylon webbing
  • * If you choose to use a wide webbing for your strap, please note that your webbing, slide buckle, AND snap hooks must ALL be of the same width