Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Chloe's Court by ChrisW Designs


Front of Chloe's Court clutch by ChrisW Designs
The last few months have been super busy and my blog has been left in the dust. Well, time to dust everything off and show you the first of several wonderful bags I have made. This is a new clutch design that is part of  ChrisW Designs Easy Street Bags that I got to test. What a fun project!

Chloe's Court is quick to make and can be done in a day (unless you audition your whole stash, as I have a tendency to do, thus taking days to choose fabric). I chose to use a charcoal linen and a silver cotton for my test version. It finishes to about 11" wide  x 6 3/4" high in a sleek flat style. It offers two flap options and has 4 card slots and slip pocket in the main zippered compartment, another exterior slip pocket that secures with a magnetic snap that can hold an iPhone 6 Plus or other larger phone. There are also directions for adding an optional chain strap. I set mine up so that the strap can be added but have not gotten a chain yet. You can get your own pattern by clicking here.

Chloe's Court by ChrisW Designs with flap up showing zipper pocket and exterior slip pocket
You can see the tiny d-rings set up for an optional strap in the photo above. This clutch can easily be dressed up of down depending on your choice of fabrics. You can see other versions done by myself and other testers by clicking here and scrolling down.

 Holding zipper pocket open so you can see the card pockets with a slip pocket behind them
I love the handy and secure zipper pocket under the flap that can hold credit and i.d. cards and still room for the basic necessities for an evening on the town. You can also see the top of the exterior slip pocket that closes with a magnetic snap. The photo below shows this slip pocket open.


Exterior slip pocket for large phone and a few extra items
The directions for this lovely clutch are super clear and easy to follow.There are lots of photos to guide your every step. Get your own downloadable PDF pattern today here.

Until next time, may you sew with joy, stay healthy and be filled with God's awesome blessings!
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7 comments:

  1. Your fabric selection makes it very elegant. Your work looks very neatly done. I still have to make some of these.

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  2. Love this Judith! I have the pattern, but still need the handle. Was that easy to install?

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    1. Thanks. It really is very easy, I sent you a more detailed email, so check your spam if it doesn't show up.

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    2. Thanks. It really is very easy, I sent you a more detailed email, so check your spam if it doesn't show up.

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