Newsletter for

March, 2014 /

Welcome to and Newsletter for March, 2014!

We have new and exciting patterns AND supplies to help give your bags a professional touch!

Two New Patterns by Annie are just in!
Travel Essentials Pattern

Travel Essentials Pattern By Annie

The Travel Essentials Pattern by Annie is a convenient carry all for all your cosmetic needs, including a flat iron carrier! Instructions are given for an organizer with see through pockets, a deep zippered pocket, and a comfortable padded handle. Finished size is 12" x 27" when open and 12" x 9" x 3" when folded. The flat iron sleeve measures 6" x 12 1/2" and has an outer pocket for the cord.

Netbook Computer Carriers
Netbook Computer Carrier By Annie

The Netbook Computer Carriers Pattern by Annie makes a convenient but stylish carry case for your iPAD, mini computer, or DVD player! There are instructions for a super comfortable shoulder strap in addition to lots of pockets for cords, etc. There is also a special back strap, which allows you to hook your carrier  to a rolling suitcase!  Finished size is 8 1/2"H x 11"W x 2"D and a larger case measuring 9 1/2"H x 11 1/2"W x 2 1/2"D.

The Voyager Bag Pattern by Among Brenda's Quilts and Bags
The Voyager Bag Pattern by Among Brenda's Quilts

The Voyager Bag Pattern by Among Brenda's Quilts and Bags is by Brenda Miller and is the perfect carry-on duffle bag for that overnight trip or as an extra travel bag! There are instructions for an adjustable strap that can be used as a cross body or shoulder strap. Two outer pockets and two inner slip pockets help keep you organized and there are comfortable padded handles. Instructions are included for 2 1/2" strips of fabric or yardage for the outer bag. This bag pattern is recommended for intermediate sewers.

SUPPLIES: - To find out which pattern we carry that specifically calls for this product, click on the links!

Mesh Fabric comes in a 1/2 yard (18" X 50") package. It has a slight stretch which makes it perfect for bag pockets where you want to hold an item and be able to see it. Finish off with fold-over elastic to provide extra stretch to your pocket!

Mesh Fabric in Black by Nifty Notions
Mesh Fabric in White by Nifty Notions


Vinyl Craftpack - This Vinyl Craft Pack comes in a handy 16" x 1.5" sheet and is perfect for Applique Overlays. This vinyl is transparent, supple and flexible (.2mm) and can be sewn. It is easy to cut or mark and can be used for general crafts, including home decor projects.

Bosal In-R-Form Sew In Foam Stabilizer
Bosal In-R-Form Plus Fusible Foam Stabilizer



On Sale
The Go Bag Pattern by Silk Road Creations on sale
The Go Bag Pattern - 30% off!

Additional Purse patterns on sale from 30% to 50% off!

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DOWNLOADABLE e-PURSE PATTERNS - NEW THIS MONTH: Just order, download to your computer, and start sewing!


NEW THIS MONTH: 5 PDF patterns by Indygo Junction including Fold & Go Wristlet Pattern, the Laptop Tote Pattern,One Pocket Yo-Yo Bag Pattern, the Two Pocket Tote (shown below) and the Casserole Carry-All (also shown below).

Two Pocket Tote
Two Pocket Tote Pattern in PDF format

This Two Pocket Tote Pattern is a sturdy and fashionable bag made from repurposed men's jeans! This tote is perfect for everyday use and gives instructions for using the back pockets of the jeans as outside pockets for your tote bag. Finished size is approximately 10"H x 13"W, excluding the handle.

Casserole Carry-All Pattern
Casserole Carry-All Pattern by Indygo Junction

The Casserole Carry-All was designed by Amy Barickman for Indygo Junction is now available in a downloadable format - start sewing your casserole carrier today! This epattern is a great way to carry your casserole or dessert to potlucks, dinners, and other get togethers! This unique casserole carry pattern has a wooden spoon as a handle and can hold a 9" x 13" dish or an 8" or 9" square dish by using different hook and loop tape configurations. There are bonus instructions for a matching potholder and a pattern piece is included for the pocket on this holder. Finished size when folded is 12"W x 12"L x 3"H OR 12"W x 15 1/2"L x 3"H (depending on size of dish). Finished potholder size is 8" x 8 1/2".

LAZY GIRL DESIGNS Just in including the Maggie Bag, the Runaround Bag, the Slicker Tote, the Suzi Purse Insert Pattern, and the Wonder Wallet!

The Wonder Wallet
Wonder Wallet pattern by Lazy Girl Designs in PDF

The Wonder Wallet pattern is easy (and quick!) to make with lots of pockets for cards and cash, including a coin pocket. This pattern is made with a fat quarters and the finished size is 4 1/4" x 3"(closed).


Suzi Purse Insert Pattern
Suzi Purse Insert Pattern in PDF

The Suzi Purse Insert is a great way to organize your handbag (or your desk!) with lots of pockets and 2 convenient sizes to fit most of your bags. Finished size is 6 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3" for the medium and 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3" for the large and this pattern can be made with Fat Quarters.


The Runaround Bag Pattern
The Runaround Bag Pattern by Lazy Girl Designs

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