**How to make a zippered Change Purse
What you will need to construct a change purse/ make up bag
First thing to do is decide how big you would like your bag.
It could be you want a make up bag or a change purse.
For this tutorial we will be using. 7" x 7" fabric for the outer part and
7" x 7" fabric for the lining and a 9" zipper.
If you would like a stiffer purse, use a 7" x 7' piece of fusible interfacing and
iron this onto the back side of the outer fabric.
Open the zipper a bit and pin the outer fabric (top edge folded in) to the top side of zipper,
one side at a time.
Then turn the whole thing over and do the same to the lining fabric.
Try to get the top fabric to line up with the lining fabric.
Pinning through alll fabrics
The purse will now look like this when you are looking at the top side of purse
Step 3) Sew the zipper
You can now sew the zipper in.
Remember to go slowly and check to make sure that you are sewing through all fabrics.
Don't forget to leave the zipper unzipped a bit so the next part of construction.
Step 4) Sewing the purse together
Now to sew the purse. Place the right sides of the outer purse together and pin in place. Then pin the lining fabric together right sides touching.
Now at the bottom edge of lining, begin sewing... sewing all around the entire purse until you get to the bottom edge at the oposite side.
**note: sew continuously but carefully over the zipper.
Step 5) Finishing the purse
After sewing the entire purse together leaving open the bottom end of lining for turning,
you will pull the outer purse through the lining Fold in the opening and sew up the opening.
You now have a cute little change purse or make up bag