DIY No-Sew Clutch Tutorial – They’re So Cute!

How adorable is this clutch?? You can create your own chic, compact minaudière clutchcreate your own chic, compact minaudière clutch – no sewing required! Not only is it fun to make, but once you have your clutch complete, it is super duper useful! Use it to carry your phone, credit card and a few essentials for a night out or a casual day about town.

You can use any fabric pattern you like to make your clutch so you have one to compliment any outfit. They also make excellent gifts for birthdays, Mother’s Day, or just to say “thanks” to a friend.

Learn how to make your no-sew clutch in an specially introductory class from Craftsy that is only $9.99. You will learn essential techniques for making these small, decorative purses called minaudières with concise, specific instruction from designer Lisa Lam. You have 24/7 anytime, anywhere access to your tutorial — it’s yours to keep forever! Plus you’ll receive downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and step-by-step instructions to make any size clutch you desire. You can even use the platform to directly interact with Lisa and post your questions.

Get the No-Sew Clutch class HEREHERE.

DIY no-sew clutch tutorial. Learn how to make your own minaudière, perfect for gift-giving or for your own night out on the town. Mom would love it for Mother's Day!' About Chrysa

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  1. I wonder if this would be easy enough for my teen daughters to do on their own. They hate anything with the sewing machine!

  2. My wife loves making things like this! She’s made her own purse and every blanket in the house, so this would be right up her alley!

  3. Wow, that’s really pretty! I want to make a few! You have me at no-sew. lol

  4. These are soo cute! I love this idea so you can have a matching purse to match your dress, shoes or who knows what – and so easy!

  5.' shelly peterson says:

    Neat idea. This would be fin to do.

  6.' Julie Wood says:

    These clutches that I can make at home are so adorable! I love clutches because they are the perfect purse to take when going on a date. Not to big and bulky. I would love to make one.

  7. This looks like a fun mother daughter project for the summer time. Thank you for the details!

  8.' vickie couturier says:

    that looks like that would be a fun summer project for my grandaughters

  9. These would make a perfect mother’s day gift or something for your favorite graduate! I love Craftsy tutorials and love that they work with Joann Fabrics and Crafts!

  10. Too cute! My daughter will love making these for others as gifts ~ thanks!

  11.' Britney says:

    These are really cute! It would be fun to make over the summer.

  12.' Cynthia C says:

    So cute and practical. I think it would be fun to make.

  13.' Mary Beth Elderton says:

    Love this! I can imagine bags for every outfit and every occasion.

  14. This is very adorable! I love it!

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