How to make a purse lining?

Hi all!

I have just begun to make the lovely Isabeau Purse
( to thank a nice lady who has been helping me out with untangling my health insurance options (long story). The pattern looks really nice and not too too hard.

My question is about the lining. I have never made a lining for a purse and have no idea what to do or how to do it. I guess my main questions are:

  1. How big should the lining be? Just the size of the purse? Smaller? Bigger?

  2. How should it be put together. Just fold over a piece of cloth and sew the ends together? Or should I give it sides like the purse?

  3. How should the lining be attached to the purse?

  4. What should the lining be attached to the purse with? Thread? Yarn?

Thank you so much for reading this and I will appreciate any help you can give.

:slight_smile: Rebecca

Every purse is somewhat unique in what needs to be done but there are some aspects to doing the lining that are common. Searched KH for existing threads on this topic.

How to sew cloth lining to inside of bag?

do i really have to put a lining in the bag??

How to line a knit purse

There are more if you want to search but these might offer insights.