Newsletter for and

February, 2016 and

Welcome to Purse Patterns and ePurse Patterns Newsletter for February, 2016! New printed purse patterns are available by your favorite designers such as Patterns By Annie, Sew Sweetness, and Eazy Peazy!

Open Wide! Pattern by Annie
Open Wide! Pattern by Annie

The Open Wide! Bag Pattern By Annie have clear instructions to make three differently sized bags that open wide at the top for complete access! These bags have a zippered top closure and there are directions included for optional inner mesh pockets that helps you stay organized.

Stitchin' Scraps Tote Bag Pattern by Eazy Peazy
Stitchin' Scraps Tote Bag Pattern by Eazy Peazy

The Stitchin' Scraps Tote Bag Pattern by Eazy Peazy makes a great tote and can also be used to finish up those smaller pieces of fabric that you have in your stash! Be creative with your color combinations and make a unique bag for yourself or for a gift!

NEW Printed Pattern by Sew Sweetness - Filigree Double-Zip Pouches!
Filigree Double-Zip Pouches by Sew Sweetness

The Filigree Double-Zip Pouches by Sew Sweetness is a uniquely designed 3-dimensional pouch that has 2 convenient zippers on top that open completely separate compartments! Instructions are also given for a side panel/bottom which allows the bag to stand up on its own. This is a great bag to carry in your purse and can store your makeup, sewing supplies, toiletries and just about anything else.

(The bag patterns below by Sew Sweetness are also available as downloadable PDFs at our sister site!)

Hyacinth Bag Pattern
Hyacinth Bag Pattern in a printed format by Sew Sweetness

Appaloosa Bag Pattern
Appoloosa Bag Pattern by Sew Sweetness


Purse Patterns

New Downloadable Patterns for February, 2016

We have a new PDF Pattern Designer - Creative-Cloth by Linda Matthews!

Phoebe Handbag Pattern in PDF
Phoebe Handbag Pattern in PDF

The Phoebe Handbag Pattern is an elegant bag that can be carried everyday that is designed to showcase your favorite coordinating fabrics! This bag has instructions for a decorative ruffled panel on the front that is embellished with self covered buttons. This ruffled panel can be used as a pocket and also conceals a zippered pocket that keeps smaller objects secure. There is lots of room inside the Phoebe Handbag so you can organize your items and there are instructions for a firm base and a magnetic snap closure. The skill level is intermediate and the finished size is 14"W x 10"H x 5".

Sally's Bag Pattern in PDF
Sally Bag Pattern by Creative-Cloth in PDF

Sally's Bag Pattern by Creative-Cloth is a fun to make bag that has decorative bias tape around the edge of the flap and piping detail around the edges of the triangles and front body sections for a unique style! Instructions are also give for button embellishments on the front of the bag and the straps can be adjusted for either shoulder wear or cross-body, hands free comfort. There is an inside pocket for organization and this bag is perfect for everyday or an evening out by omitting the strap and adding your own embellishments! The skill level is intermediate and the finished size is 14"W x 9"H.

Bella Clutch Pattern by Creative-Cloth
Bella Clutch Bag Pattern in PDF

The Bella Clutch Bag Pattern by Creative-Cloth (Linda Matthews) can be either dressed up or down for your own unique bag! There are custom flap options included (4), along with two body types (a flat envelope style or a simple gusset design). This bag can be made quickly. The skill level is imtermediate and the finished sizes are as follows: Envelope Style Bag: 10"W x 6"H and Gusset Style: 12"W x 6"H x 2"D. There are full size pattern pieces for flap styles C & D - all other pattern pieces are rotary cut.

NEW Pattern - Chloe's Court Clutch by ChrisW Designs in PDF
Chloe's Court Clutch Bag Pattern in PDF by ChrisW Designs

Chloe’s Court Clutch Bag pattern by ChrisW Designs is a stylish flat style clutch bag that is quick and easy to make up in a day. It has 4 card slots and a slip pocket in the main zippered compartment plus another exterior slip pocket which closes with a magnetic snap. This pocket is perfect to hold your smartphone or other items! Instructions are given for options including flap hardware (or not!) and an optional chain strap. Approximate size when closed: 28cm W X 17cm H (11” W X 6 ¾” H).

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