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Indian Clutch Purse

Liven up your wardrobe with this new clutch purse

By: Cindi McGee from
Indian Clutch Purse
Indian Clutch Purse

In the Designers Words: "This Parade Elephant block printing stamp immediately bought to mind the rich, vibrant jewel tones of the textiles of India. Combined with metallic fabrics from Fairfield™, and the richly toned Deco Foil™, it was easy to create this unique clutch purse to add a “Touch of India” to my summer wardrobe."
This Indian inspired clutch purse will have you dreaming of travel. The red fabric and elephant stamp will make your outfit pop; it won’t just be a purse but a statement piece. You will want to show it off where ever you go, take it out for a fun evening or day trip this purse is practical and beautiful. Try this easy project to liven up your wardrobe!

Estimated Cost$21-$30

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueFabric Crafts



Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Fairfield™ Cushioned Aluminor™- Gold
  • Fairfield™ Metallic Oly•Fun™ - Red, Gold
  • Fairfield™ Oly•Fun™ - Sea Green
  • iCraft® Deco Foil™ - Aqua
  • iCraft® SuperTape™ - 1/4”
  • Fabric Fuse™ Adhesive
  • Plaid® Fabric Creations™ Block Printing Stamps - Medium - Parade Elephant (
  • Plaid® FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Paints - Metallic Gold


  1. Cut gold Aluminor™ to 9 x 12”.

  2. Cut Sea Green Oly•Fun to 9 x 12”. Apply Fabric Fuse™ around edges and mount to back of gold.

  3. Fold bottom edge up 4”. Use Fabric Fuse™ to glue sides together.

  4. Cut strips of red metallic Oly•Fun™ 9” x 1” Fold in half. Mount to top edge to cover raw edge. Mount strips to sides.

  5. Apply gold FolkArt® paint to Parade Elephant block printing stamp. Stamp onto red metallic Oly•Fun™. Let dry. Fold top and bottom edges down and mount centered over top flap.

  6. Add piece of double sided SuperTape™ along bottom of front flap, over the red Oly•Fun™ strip. Apply Deco Foil™ over tape.

  7. Cut two triangles from Gold Metallic Oly•Fun™ and mount on either side of the elephant. Apply double sided tape, then add foil.

  8. Add rhinestone accents around tips of triangles and on foiled tape at bottom of flap.

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