Holly : Assembly and the Final Results

We have all of our pieces, now it’s time to put them together! Start by pinning the lining to the inside of the inner top piece, with the lining and top right sides together.

Sew around the entire top with a 3/8” seam allowance. When you turn it right side out, it should look like this.

Next, we’re going to pin all of the ruffles on the bottom side of the top piece so they don’t get in the way.

Then pin the bottom of your bag to inside of the outer top piece with right sides together. Sew around the entire bag with a 3/8” seam allowance.

Turn your bag right side out through the opening in the lining.

Push the lining inside the bag. Remove the pins along the ruffles.

Now for the last step, topstich along the top ruffle seam to secure the lining to the inside of the bag.

And we’re done! Admire your new ruffled wasp bag.

It was so fun to be the guest blogger here on Presser Foot this month! Thank you Rian and Kelli for this opportunity. I enjoyed making this purse so much I made two of them. You can check out the results of my second ruffled wasp bag on my blog, bijou lovely.


  1. Awesome job! Your photos are so beautiful too. That last pic could be in a magazine. Thank you so much for all your work this month and sharing your talent with us all!

  2. It's beautiful! I really love the corduroy. I think it will work for all seasons, too.

  3. Where can I get the pattern?