This sewing pattern for the Red Poppy Bag previously posted as part of Ruffles 2012, a guest series on See Kate Sew.
1l. Cut all the same as per the previous step, omitting the Strap/Strap Extender.
3g. Press your fabric strip so that the seam is in the center of one side.
3h. Press both short ends in approximately 1/2″, then topstitch 1/4″ from the edge.
4e. Hand sew the button in place at the center of your ruffled flower.4f. Remove the basting stitches on your ruffles.
7a. Take the Exterior Zipper Panel and the Exterior Bottom Panel and place them, right sides together, along one short edge. Sew. Press seam open.
7d. Repeat the previous step to attach the remaining Exterior Main Panel to the Exterior Zipper Panel. Make sure the strap is safely tucked inside.
7e. Notch small v’s into the seam allowance of both Exterior Main Panels, being careful not to cut into the seam allowance.
Please give your bag a careful pressing for a nice, professional look.
If you have any questions about this pattern, feel free to e-mail me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out my Flickr Group! I would love to see your completed project posted there!