Introducing the Rose Gathered Handbag:
This bag is entirely made from woven fabrics with a focus center panel and coordinating side panels. Both sides of the bag look the same. There is a flap to which you can add either a magnetic snap or twist lock closure depending on your preference.
To give the bag some depth, I decided on a pleated bottom style with a total of 8 pleats.
On the sides of the bag, I created some channels and added some fabric ties which can be tied into bows or just knots - again, your personal preference!
On the inside, I included instructions for my favourite pocket configuration: 3 slip pockets and 1 zippered pocket.
There is no limit to what you can do in terms of fabric combinations, types of fabric. One of my testers, Rock Baby Scissors, decided to do a lovely rainbow patchwork for the center panel!
You can see more details about this new pattern in my Etsy pattern shop.