Just finished this Slipcover Purse today. It was made using the Straight Stitch Society pattern called "Change-Your-Mind Slipcover Bag. Our instructor, Cheryl Walker, made some changes in the pattern, adding a zippered top closure and we used "Soft and Stable" as the stabilizer which gave the purse part more body.The slip cover is secured with buttons. You can see the reverse fabric side here
This was a fun class at the Bernina Sewing Centre. We will be having more classes including some embroidered slip covers. I think I'll suggest outside pockets on the next one.