Pleated Shoulder Bag V3

This bag was made for C, whom I've never met before. C saw the bag that I made for E and liked it so much that she wanted me to make her a bag too so she asked my mum (C, E and mum all work together) and of course my mum said "sure, she would love to make you a bag!!"

I sent C some emails with fabric combo's and she chose this Amy Butler Lacework in Brown and Full Moon Dots in Lime combo, mmmmmm yum!

I used the same pattern as the Dick and Jane bag I made for the bag swap. This time the handles are a little floppier due to the lighter-weight interfacing but I think I prefer them to be that little bit stiffer. I used pellon for this bag where as I didn't in the Dick and Jane bag. I love the quilted feel and thickness of the pellon.

I did a huge zippered pocket so C will be able to store lots in there and I also made sure I got a longer zipper for this bag, no worrying about fitting your hand into this pocket.

I am really happy with the end result and once again, will be sorry to see it go.




I ended up making a matching pocket tissue holder as a little extra surprise - too cute!


  1. Great bag! Well done and it seems you have gotten over your fear of expensive fabric.

  2. It looks great! Don't you just love all the improvements you can make when you make the same thing more than once.

  3. The AB fabric really makes the bag, fantastic, you must be a zipper pro now :) Love it!!

  4. Great bag vik!!!! Love the tissue holder too LOL!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. ooooh, I love this bag and I love the fabric. It's fabulous!!!