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N5 Fashion and Textiles Technology - practical skills videos

Please note: the patterns shown in the Video and PDF files are not identical, but both can be used to make a pleated bag.

Making a handbag (All links open as mp4 files)

Part 1 – Pleat, piping and yoke

Part 2 – Joining the front and back

Part 3 – Making the straps

Part 4 – Making the welted zip pocket

Part 5 – Fitting the magnetic clasp and lining

Part 6 – D ring, slide and completion


Making a handbag (All links open as PDF files)

Pattern (A4)

Pattern (A3)

Instructions for National 3, National 4, National 5 and Higher