Tutorial: Jewelry Clutch December 13, 2010 DIY, Sewing 7 Comments 3454 If you read my post about tackling my fear of the sewing machine, you may have an idea of where this post is heading. Yes, I sewed. Aren’t you proud? I present to you the first ever Lovely Crafty Home sewing tutorial (but hopefully not the last!) This project is a piece of cake. If you can sew a straight line, you can make endless variations of this simple clutch. Here’s what you’ll need: Fun fabric (scraps are great for this project!) Lining fabric Matching thread Snap or your closure method of choice First cut out two rectangles of the same size in your fun fabric and your lining fabric (they can both be fun or even the same if you want). The size isn’t that important, just think about the finished product and how large you want it to be. With right sides together, pin and sew around 3 edges (as you would a pillow). For the fourth edge, leave about a 1-2″ hole in the center so you will be able to turn the clutch right side out. It should look like a tiny pillow case now! To make it easier to work with, iron it flat. Next you’ll want to fold the bottom half up to make the pocket (with right side up). I just made mine as deep as I could with the top half still folding down about 3/4 of the way. Just eyeball it 🙂 For this seam, we’re not turning it inside out. Pin the pocket in place and sew close to the edge. I love how the stitch is exposed, it gives it a sort of quilt-y feel actually. For the flower detail, I traced a glass onto 4 layers of my liner fabric (drop cloth, shocker!). I put fray-edge around the circles, then bunched them up together until I liked how it looked. I used fabric glue to hold them together and then I sewed them together before sewing them onto the clutch. It was not the easiest way of making a fabric flower, I’m sure. It turned out ok, but I think I’ll try to find a better method next time. Sew the snap on (or whatever closure method you chose), and you’re all finished! *********Linked Up*********** 7 Responses Jan December 14, 2010 WOW — What a great project. Not only does it keep your jewelry safe and in one spot — it’s also darling! You could also use it as a small clutch or catch-all for your purse. Thank you for sharing on the Boardwalk Bragfest! Reply Lovely Crafty Home December 15, 2010 Thank you so much for stopping by Jan!! I love the Boardwalk! Reply Jennifer December 17, 2010 I love it! That fabric is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing. I featured you today on my favorite things 🙂 Reply Lovely Crafty Home December 17, 2010 Wow thanks Jennifer!! Reply Teri December 27, 2010 This is adorable! 🙂 The little flower is a great touch! Reply Megan January 4, 2011 What a great easy idea! I do not sew, but want to learn and I think this is a perfect project to learn! Thanks! Reply glitteringshards.com August 30, 2013 You need to make sure that you adhere to all of the restrictions that should be followed after you get your post lip piercing such as avoiding any facial exercises and drinking. With so many different jewelry options you can choose the fashion statement that really fits who you are and the way that you want to look. The major reason apart form the cost factor is that it’s non allergic and easy to replace. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website CAPTCHA Code * Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.