Newsletter for and

July, 2016 ,

Our latest purse pattern news is that we are getting ready to upgrade! This has been a long time coming and I am really excited because the new website will be mobile friendly, making it easier to browse our site on your mobile phone! I am hoping this will be finished by the beginning of Fall but, if it's finished earlier, I will be sure to notify everyone.

Other exciting news is that I just sold my first fabric design on Spoonflower! If you love fabric and would like to try your hand at designing, they make it easy AND fun so give it a try!


Fox and Owl Cell Phone & Eyeglass Cases by Cotton Ginnys
Fox and Owl Cell Phone & Eyeglass Cases pattern by Cotton Ginnys

The Fox and Owl Cell Phone and Eyeglass Cases are a fun way to carry your glasses and phone! The two sizes include a case for the iPhone 5 and 6 or reading glasses and the larger case works for the iPhone 6 or larger sunglasses. These cases will fit other cell phones also and there are clear instructions on how to customize your cases even more! There is a handy pocket on the back of this case that will fit your drivers license, cash, etc. Also included is instructions for a swivel hook to interchange this case between handbags or even a belt loop and you can also add a shoulder strap if you wish.

iPhone Catty's iPhone Holder by Cotton Ginnys
iPhone Catty Holder by Cotton Ginnys

The iPhone Catty's Case has two template sizes included so you can make this carrier for your iPhone 5 and 6 or carry your reading glasses! The larger case is perfect for the iPhone 6 Plus or sunglasses and the pattern will also fit other cellphones.
Instructions are included to customize your eyeglass/iPhone carrier even more! There is a handy back pocket for your driver's license, cash, etc.  Also included are instructions on swivel hooks to add that allows your carrier to be hung from a belt loop, bag, or even a shoulder strap!

Mad Money Mini Bag Pattern by Indygo Junction
Mad Money Mini Bag Pattern by Indygo Junction

The Mad Money Mini Bag Pattern is an easy to carry crossbody purse that is fully lined. There is a pocket inside and  instructions for flat piping. Instructions are also given for a grid quilting finish and the strap can be made from matching fabric or a pre-made cord. There are two options for finishing and this bag pattern can be made with or without a boxed bottom.
Finished size is 6"H x 9.5"W without a boxed bottom and 6"H x 8"W with a boxed bottom.


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Purse Patterns

Featured PDF Downloadable Pattern for July, 2016


July 2016 - 3 Additional Pretty Poppets Just Added!

Goin' Uptown Tote
Goin' Uptown Tote Bag Pattern in PDF by Two Pretty Poppets

The Goin' Uptown Tote pattern is a large tote that can carry you through the day! The outer panels are pieced so you can show your imagination with that special fabric you have been saving. Features include an outer zipper pocket on the front and the back, a recessed zipper to close the bag, and an inner zippered pocket for added secure storage. There is decorative piping around the sides and top of the bag for extra style and this tote makes a great diaper bag.

The finished size of the Goin' Uptown Tote is as follows:
- Width at base – 15” (38cm)
- Height – 11” (28cm)
- Depth at base – 4” (10cm)
- Strap drop – 10” (25cm)

Hang About Toiletry Bag
Hang About Toiletry Bag Pattern in PDF

The Hang About Toiletry Bag Pattern comes in two sizes which makes it great for both men and women! This is a pattern for a simple yet functional toilet bag has one main compartment and two smaller zipper pockets - one on the inside of the flap and the other on the outside of the front panel.
This toiletry bag pattern is designed to be hung up for ease of use, and can be placed on hooks, around towel rails and over door handles.With handles on either side, the Hang About Toiletry Bag is easy to grab and pack into your suitcase, overnight bag or wherever you need to hang about.

The finished sizes of the Hang About Toiletry Bag are as follows: SMALL:
Width - 8 1/2" (22cm)
Height - 5" (13cm)
Depth - 5" (13cm)
Flap length - 8 1/2" (22cm)
Width - 10 1/4" (26cm)
Height - 6" (15cm)
Depth - 5" (13cm)
Flap length - 9" (23cm)

Feature Me Everyday Tote Bag
Feature Me Everyday Tote Bag Pattern in PDF

The Feature Me Everyday Tote Bag Pattern is the perfect tote bag to show off that special feature fabric! This tote bag pattern has both a pieced and non-pieced option for the outer panels, giving you lots of flexibility in how you design YOUR Feature Me tote. This tote pattern comes in two sizes - Coffee Date (small tote bag) and Shopaholic (large tote bag). Despite the piecing, it's a relatively quick sew; you'll be out featuring your favourite feature fabric in no time! This tote bag also includes a simple magnetic snap to keep the tote bag closed, a single shoulder strap, and a large inner zippered pocket. This pattern is suitable for the advanced beginner sewer.

The finished sizes of the Feature Me Everyday Tote are as follows:
Width - 11” (28cm)
Depth - 3” (7.6cm)
Height - 12” (31cm)
Width - 13” (33cm)
Depth - 3” (7.6cm)
Height - 14”(36cm)


Free Pattern from Gaila Designs - iPad or Tablet Stand!

Gaila Designs Free iPad or Tablet Stand in PDF


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