The Gossip Clutch



Be the talk of the town with The Gossip Clutch. This clutch is designed for those who like to carry a clutch with a handle while making heads turn with the ‘WOW’ factors that this design offers. Designed as a ‘grab and go’ clutch, it is roomy enough to fit your purse, glasses, phone and keys. This classy clutch has a stable reinforced handle and snaps closed with a magnetic snap. The lining has options for adding a zipper pocket with a leather/cork overlay and a handy slip pocket.

Designed to be made using fabric and leather (genuine or faux) or cork fabric, this bag is the perfect scrap busting project. Learn how to add a feature leather overlay with rivets as a feature, zipper and a slip pocket and finish with a beautiful tassel.

Finished Bag Size: 9” High x 11.5” Wide x 2.5” Deep (23 cms H x 30 cms W x 6.5 cms D)

Pattern Level: Intermediate. Experience sewing with zippers and layers is highly recommended.

You are purchasing a PDF Sewing Pattern which includes detailed instructions, colour photographs and digitised pattern pieces as well as a colour in sheet to help you design your Gossip Clutch!

The pattern includes both imperial and metric measurements.

Due to the digital nature of this pattern, please read the T&C’s carefully, as there is no refund for change of mind. If you have any questions prior to purchase, please contact me via the contact tab.

Requirements List:


(WOF= Width of fabric)

     ½ yard (45 cms) x WOF exterior fabric

½ yard (45 cms) x WOF lining fabric

½ yard (45 cms)x WOF pocket fabric

¼ yard (45 cms) x WOF handle

Leather/Cork (Optional) You may choose leather or cork fabric as a contrast for the gusset and the feature strip

Overlay: 1.5” W x 17” L (3.8 cms W x 44 cms L)

Handle: 2.5” W x 27” L (6.4 cm W x 69 cm L)

Interfacing      1 yard (90 cms) x light – mid weight iron on woven interfacing

1/2 yard (45cms) fusible fleece

Plastic for handle.

Template Plastic or Plastic Chopping Board

     ¾” W x 26” L (1.9 cms W x 66 cmsL)

You can join pieces together if you don’t have this length.

Zippers      1 x 6” (15 cms) zipper for zipper pocket
Hardware      D Ring (to attach tassel optional): 1 x ½” (1.3cms)

Rivets Rapid Set, Double Cap: 3 x 8mm

Magnetic Snap: 1 x ½” (1.3 cms)

Tassel Cap and Split Ring (Optional for tassel)