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Handbags from the 1940's -
Three Different Styles

Crocheted handbags were BIG in the 1940's and, guess what, accessories from that era are coming back in style. Now, with these free patterns, you can make some bags yourself in some of those wonderful 1940's styles. Shown below are close-up looks at the pattern stitches of each style. Click on the link for each to see the bag shape and pattern directions.

Go to pattern for Style 1

Go to pattern for Style 2

Go to pattern for Style 3

The handbag and stitch photos are from Jack Frost Handbags printed by Gottlieb Bros. in 1945. (now copyright-expired)

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