Featured: Red Poppy Bag

If you like handbags, you’re going to love the Red Poppy Bag (and free tutorial!) from Sew Sweetness. It is such a beautiful pop of color! Make one for yourself or as a thoughtful and undoubtedly loved holiday gift.

red poppy


  • 1 yard fabric for the flower
  • 3/4 yard exterior fabric
  • 1-1/2 yard interior fabric
  • 1-1/8 yard Pellon 520F Deco Shape (you may substitute Pellon Peltex #70 Sew-in, and baste)
  • 1-1/2 yard Pellon SF-101 fusible woven interfacing
  •  3/4 yard Pellon Thermolam Plus fusible
  • metal slider and rectangle ring (1-1/2″)
  • 18″ zipper
  • 1 button, approximately 1″ – 2″ in size (she made a fabric-covered button with a kit by Dritz)
  • turning tool
  • fabric marker or chalk
  •  hand sewing needle (to attach the button)
  • (optional) ruffler foot

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See the Red Poppy Bag here.

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