Step four is to cut out the underpinnings.
This post is not showing you how I use the pattern pieces to plan where to cut, as I did in the previous step - here.
First, I cut two strips of woven interfacing for the straps:
Then I cut two pieces of woven interfacing for the lining:
After returning the interfacing fabrics to their rightful home, I cut two strips of batting for the handles:
I cut two pieces of Stiff Stuff (a Lazy Girl product - here), to strengthen the body of the purse:
Now the table has been cleared and I'm ready for the next step, which is to prepare and cut out the contrasting fabric.