12" internal purse frame. In upper right of picture it shows this frame hinged and open. This frame comes to you hinged. To insert into purse, tote or bag: unhinge both ends, slide each piece through its prospective internal opening or casing that you have made and rehinge. To unhinge, use pliers to pinch the end of the frame to release pressure. Work the pin out of end. To rehinge, do the opposite. Frames can be removed for bag to be laundered.
Handbag with flex frame photo only
This is just a photo for you to see the La Roche Bag open using the 12" flex frame. It is not an ordable photo. The cover of the pattern shows a similar photo when you order and receive it.
1" Split Rings
8 each (enough for 2 La Roche Bags)- 1" Split Rings. Great fashion feature to this bag and functional as well. The use of the split ring is to be able to change your handles. Changing your handles allows you to replace or change the length.