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Shell Stitch Frame Handbag Pattern, Vintage 1930s

Frame Shell Bag: This pattern contains directions to crochet the bag shown. This is an attractive handbag made up of rows of shell motifs. Shell stitch is used throughtout and single crochet is used for the top of the bag. The inside is lined and it is closed with a 7 inch hing frame clasp. The bag is crocheted with gimp cord, making it quite a sturdy handbag. This is an alluring piece, vintage 1930s in design.


  • 5 tubes Raphael Brand Gimp ( Research indicates DMC Cabelia No 10 as a substitute )
  • Lining
  • One 7" Hinge Frame

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