Felt Hipster Clutch

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This felt clutch from The New Image Group is the perfect companion for a casual night out with friends. It’s an easy felt craft that looks
great and matches everything.

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

 

Materials:

 Scissors
 Fabric Glue
 Fusible Webbing (3/8″)
 Iron
 Strip of Hook and Loop Fastener with Adhesive Back
 20″ of 1 1/2″ Ribbon
 19” X 12” Quick Stick Felt Sheet
 19” X 12” Printed Soft Felt Sheet

Instructions:
1. Peel off the top 1/3rd of your Quick Stick Felt Sheet backing. Place the wrong sides together of your Quick Stick and Printed Felt. Continue peeling and adhering the two pieces together by peeling the next 1/3rd down and so on until completely together.

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

2. There may be some overlap between the two sheets. Trim off excess to create a rectangle.

 

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

 
3. To create bottom portion of your clutch, fold up bottom of purse 4″. Press with an iron to achieve crease.

 

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

4. Place ribbon about 1″ from the top of the newly formed clutch bottom. You will want to tuck about 1/2″ of ribbon on the inside of the right side to avoid having noticeable seams. Glue the 1/2″ piece. Let dry.

 

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

 

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

5. Using your fusible webbing, cut an 8 3/4″ strip and place in the middle of your ribbon and front of your clutch. Fuse together according to instructions.

 

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

6. With your ribbon affixed to the front, you will now want to glue the left side seam together before carrying the rest of the ribbon to the back. Let dry.
7. Repeat step 5 for the back portion of your clutch.

8. Trim off any excess ribbon, but still leave yourself about 1/2″, and tuck into  seam (similar to Step 4). Glue seam in place. Let dry.

 

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch

 

9. Fold top portion down 3″ to create clutch top. Use your iron to press fold.

10. Affix hook and loop fastener in middle of clutch where you would like it to clasp.

 

Felt Hipster Clutch
Felt Hipster Clutch