Sophisticated Satchel

 We are creating a Sophisticated Stachel. This gorgeous purse is the perfect Mother's Day gift, just add a lil gift inside and wow Mom on her special day. We are also doing a contest on the Facebook group. The contest rules and instruction are located in the pinned post on the So Did I Facebook group!

Supplies needed: 

Corner Chomper

Angle Chomper


Patterned Papers

Art Glitter Glue

Bone Folder

Stylus embossing tool

Pokey tool

** trimmer**


Baker's twine





2~Pieces of cardstock cut to 8 1/2 x 11

2~Pieces of cardstock cut to 8 1/2 x 4

Front and Back Mats: 2 ~ Pieces of patterned paper cut to 8 1/2 x 5 3/4

Matting on the front flap: Single mat 1 piece patterned paper cut to 7 x 1 3/4, 2nd mat if you choose is 1 piece patterned paper cut to 6 3/4 x 1 1/2

Handles: 2 pieces of cardstock cut to 12 x 1 1/4, score in the middle at 5/8 inch

Bow: 1 piece of cardstock or patterned paper cut to 12 x 1 1/4


Side pieces: place the long side 8 1/2 inch and score at  5 1 /2, then turn to the 4 inch side and pencil mark (do not score) at 1/2 , 1, 3, and 3 1/2 inches, see the video on how to trim.


Base: Place the 11 inch side in scoreboard and score at 2 and 8 inches. Turn to the 8 1/2 inch side and pencil mark at 3/4 and 7 3/4 inches. See the video on how to trim.

See the video assembly. 

You can purchase the trimmer at and use the discount code MAYMAYMADE for 15% off and free shipping

** This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Remember to head on over to our Facebook group Maymay Made It and So Did I to post your version of this project for the Sophisticated Satchel contest. See the pinned post on the group for all the rules. 



Angie Whalley

Angie Whalley

FANNNNNNNNNNTASTIC video…. I love it & I have created mine for a friend who needs something to gift to her daughter… I will post a link to mine ;) xXx
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Lenoria Kelly

Lenoria Kelly

I saw a bunch of the ladies on facebook making these and they are so cute I am going to check my paper stash later today and if I don’t have what I want I am going shopping and make this. Thank you for all the measurements and instructions.

Jo Ann

Jo Ann

I watched this today and love the bag. I am planning on making one tomorrow. Thank you for this idea.



I Love love love it! Can these cuts and scores be done with a cricut? Thank you?



I just love this purse. I found you while looking for a purse/bag to fill with card I have made to give to my sisters. This is perfect. I have already watched several of your videos on your channel and ordered from your store.

Angela Jones

Angela Jones

Absolutely luvvv the purse tutorial! You are a favorite of mine. I watch all the time.?

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