Super easy linen clutch DIY

Materials Needed:

  • (2) 13″ x 17″ cuts of fabric
  • heavy interfacing
  • scrap/craft leather
  • utility knife, needle, thread

You can find these little cuts of leather at most craft stores for just a couple of bucks.

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Tutorials:

1. With right sides facing, sew the two cuts of fabric together all the way around the perimeter leaving a few inches unsewn.

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2.Snip the corners off. This will help make the corners nice and crisp.

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3.Turn right-side-out, and press.

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4.Fold the bottom 5″ up. Pin in place, and stitch all the way around the perimeter.

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5.Use a utility knife to cut out two strips of leather — one 1/2″ x 3″ and one 1″ x 4″.

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6.Hand stitch the leather strips into place — using the larger of the two on the flap and the smaller on the bottom.

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7. Finish

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Tip: If you make guide holes in the leather with a straight pin first, it makes the hand-stitching worlds easier.\

 

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