Now let's sew the side seams of the lining. We won't sew all the way around the lining so there is an opening to turn the bag right side out at the end! Pin the lining, right sides together from the top edge to just past the darts. Make sure your zipper and zipper tail are not caught in this seam!
(if you are making a single strap bag, refer to the pattern to attach the strap now)
Line up your bag outside and lining once again and pin around the top edge. Make sure to keep your handles free of the seam and that the loop straps are laying flat. Pin around the top edge to hold it all in place! Stitch all the way around the top edge. I find it easiest to stitch from the inside.
Turn the purse right side out and check the top seam to see that nothing is caught in the seam and that the handles are straight. Make any corrections if needed.
I hope you will pop over to my Facebook page and share a photo of your finished Tina Purse with all of your sew-a-long friends. I'm sure everyone wants to see what we have created this week!
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