The finished purse measures approximately 12" x 8 1/2" (31cm x 22cm) and the finished clutch is 9 3/4" x 7" (25cm x 18cm).
The Stella has a distinctive pleated front, a slip pocket, and an optional zipped interior pocket along with an adjustable strap. It can be used as a clutch or a purse with strap, and it is perfect for small items such as a wallet, keys and sunglasses.
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This PDF pattern for the Stella Pleated Bag has 14 pages of comprehensive instructions and diagrams. It is written in UK English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of pattern testers of all levels, despite some tricky parts. The pattern is classified as intermediate difficulty.