Bags and Purses Alterations

Sale price$199.99 USD



Smart Pattern Making, based in Los Angeles, CA, offers expert pattern alterations with over 30 years of experience. Their same-day alteration service ensures quick and efficient solutions. You have access to an extensive bag and purse pattern alteration service that encompasses various styles such as Tote bags, Backpacks, Messenger bags, and more. Their proficient team meticulously customizes designs to ensure your bags reflect your unique preferences and proportions, enhancing comfort, functionality, and aesthetic appeal for every occasion.

By utilizing Smart Pattern Making's services, you benefit from having your favorite bags and purses expertly tailored to your specific measurements, ensuring a perfect fit that enhances both comfort and style. Whether it's adjusting the strap length of a crossbody bag or refining the dimensions of a clutch bag, the precision of these alterations ensures the final product aligns with your vision. Smart Pattern Making can cater to Hobo bags, Wallets, Coin purses, Wristlets, and more, providing endless possibilities to customize your accessories.


  1. Perfect Fit: Enjoy the advantage of having your favorite bags and purses expertly tailored to your specific measurements, resulting in a perfect fit that enhances both comfort and style.
  2. Personalization: Our alterations ensure that the final product aligns with your vision, allowing you to personalize your bags and purses to suit your unique preferences and requirements.
  3. Professional Touch: Entrust pattern alterations to our skilled professionals to revitalize your existing bags and purses, giving them a renewed and customized appeal without compromising on quality or design.
  4. Enhanced Functionality: Our precise alterations not only enhance the aesthetic appeal but also improve the functionality of the bags and purses, ensuring they are well-suited for various occasions and activities.

Benefits :

  1. Versatility: Our services cater to a wide range of bag styles, including tote bags, backpacks, messenger bags, and clutch bags, ensuring comprehensive pattern alterations for various designs.
  2. Customization: We specialize in meticulously altering patterns to achieve custom-fit designs, ensuring that each bag or purse reflects your unique preferences and proportions.
  3. Expertise: Our team comprises skilled professionals with extensive experience in bag and purse pattern alterations, guaranteeing precise and high-quality modifications to enhance the functionality and aesthetics of the products.
  4. Comprehensive Solutions: From adjusting strap lengths to refining dimensions, our services cover a spectrum of alterations, providing tailored solutions to meet your specific needs.

How to get started:

To get started with bag pattern alterations, you will need:

  • Bag patterns and templates, including digital versions
  • Measuring tape and rulers
  • A clear understanding of the desired alterations
  • Excel or Word document to document the alterations needed
  • Points of measurement to be modified, such as strap length, width, and placement, bag depth, and pocket size

How to Place Order:

To place an order follow these 3 simple steps:

  1. Select all pattern pieces contained in your design above
  2. Type in the QTY. Box total patterns you are submitting
  3. Next, Click -Add To Cart- and get your pattern modified!

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      Examples of measurements given for handbag alterations:

      1. increase the strap length of the handbag pattern from 40 inches to 45 inches
      2. adjust the bucket bag pattern to increase the diameter by 2 inches
      3. Lower the exterior pocket on the handbag pattern Drop 2"
      4. Increase the width of the handbag's bottom panel= 2"
      5. Adjust the position of the magnetic snap closure higher= 2" UP
      6. Customize the width of the shoulder straps from 1" to 1.5"
      7. Modify the length of the zipper closure on the handbag pattern Add 2"
      8. Increase the depth of the exterior side pockets= Add 1"
      9. Adjust the width of the handbag's base from 6 inches to 8 inches
      10. Customize the length of the detachable key fob from 5 inches to 7 inches
      11. Modify the width of the handbag's top opening from 14 inches to 16 inches

      Bag and Purse Measuring Points

      Measurement Description
      Width Measure the widest part of the purse from side to side.
      Height Measure from the base of the purse to the highest point, excluding handles or straps.
      Depth Measure the front to back distance of the purse at its widest point.
      Handle Drop For purses with handles, measure the distance from the top of the handle to the top of the purse.
      Strap Length For purses with a shoulder strap, measure the length from end to end.
      Closure Type Note the type of closure, such as zipper, snap, or magnetic closure, and measure its dimensions if applicable.
      Pocket Dimensions If the purse has pockets, measure their width, height, and depth.
      Weight Consider the weight of the purse, especially for heavier or structured designs.
      Material Thickness Note the thickness of the material used in the construction of the purse.
      Strap Drop Length For purses with a shoulder strap, measure the distance from the top of the strap to the top of the purse.
      Handle Width Measure the width of the handles, especially if they are wide or padded.
      Handle Length For purses with short handles, measure the length of the handles from end to end.
      Strap Drop Length Range If the purse has an adjustable strap, measure the range of lengths it can be adjusted to.
      Compartment Dimensions If the purse has multiple compartments, measure the dimensions of each compartment, including width, height, and depth.
      Exterior Pocket Dimensions Measure the dimensions of any external pockets, including width, height, and depth.
      Interior Lining Dimensions If the purse has a lining, measure the dimensions of the interior space, including width, height, and depth.

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