Newsletter for and

March, 2016 and

New printed patterns and PDF purse patterns have been added for March, 2016! New printed bag patterns are the Bar Harbor Tote by Aunties Two and the Strawberry Swing by Melly & Me.
We have also restocked some fast sellers such as the Open Wide! Pattern by Annie. I am also excited about new fabric designs from my Henny Penny Fabric line available on Spoonflower!


Two New Printed Patterns are available for March!

Bar Harbor Tote Bag Pattern by Aunties Two
Bar Harbor Tote Bag Pattern by Aunties Two

The Bar Harbor Tote bag pattern by Aunties Two is a stylish purse that comes in two sizes! This tote pattern has instructions for a unique woven effect and can also be made from a single fabric or even two fabrics. Finished size is Medium: 16"W x 13"H x 6"D and LARGE: 18"W x 13"H x 6"D.

Strawberry Swing Bag Pattern by Melly & Me
Strawberry Swing Bag Pattern by Melly & Me

The Strawberry Swing Bag Pattern is a fun to make (and carry!) bag pattern that can be made in your favorite contrasting fabric prints! This bag pattern has instructions for double handles and a decorative front pocket. The Strawberry Swing is suited for intermediate sewers but can be used for beginners by not adding the optional piping contrast. Finished size is approximately 46cm (18" high) and includes the handles. Pattern templates are included.


The Open Wide! Bag Pattern By Annie has been restocked!!
Open Wide! Pattern By Annie

Appaloosa Bag Pattern by Sew Sweetness - restocked!
Appaloosa Bag Pattern in printed format by Sew Sweetness - restocked

Also restocked for March is
Soft & Stable by Annie. If you are unfamiliar with this product it's worth your while to give it a try! This interfacing gives a professional look to your DIY bags and is lightweight and maintains it's shape.  Soft and Stable consists of polyester foam with fabric on both sides and is washer/dryer safe.  The size is 18" x 58" and the color is white.

Fabrics from Henny Penny Available on Spoonflower!

Crazy Quilt fabric from Spoonflower by Henny Penny
Crazy Quilt Fabric

Flowers In A Row Fabric by Henny Penny on Spoonflower
Flowers In a Row Fabric (made specifically to blend with the Crazy Quilt fabric!)

Handbag Color Swirls fabric on Spoonflower
Handbag Color Swirls

Handbags In a Row fabric  from Henny Penny
Handbags In A Row Fabric (This matches the Handbag Color Swirls!)

Vintage Rooster Fabric on Spoonflower by Henny Penny
Vintage Rooster Fabric

See my Spoonflower store for more information!


Purse Patterns

New Downloadable PDF Patterns for March, 2016

4 of your favorite Lazy Girl Patterns now in PDF!

Mini Miranda Bag Pattern by Lazy Girl Designs
Mini Miranda Bag Pattern in PDF by Lazy Girl Designs

The Mini Miranda Bag pattern is a smaller version of Lazy Girl's popular Miranda Bag pattern with instructions for 6 pockets inside and measuring 10 1/2" x 9 1/2" x 4" when completed.
The Bag-E-Bottom F is now available to insert in the bottom of your finished handbag for a more professional look!

Perfect Pouches by Lazy Girl Designs
Perfect Pouches Pattern by Lazy Girl Designs

The pattern for Perfect Pouches is great for sewing supplies, travel, a makeup case for your purse, etc. There are instructions for 3 sizes included and there is a "sew easy" zipper technique. Finished size is
SMALL 5" x 7" MEDIUM 7" x 10" and LARGE 9" x 13".

The Margo Handbag Pattern
Margo Bag Pattern

The Margo Handbag pattern has a secure top zipper, front pockets, and additional organizational pockets inside. The double handles are shoulder length and there are instructions included if you do not want a top zipper.
Finished size is 10 1/4" x 9 1/4" x 4".

Miranda Day Bag
Miranda Handbag Pattern in PDF

The Miranda Day Bag pattern is perfect to carry during the day with 10 handy inside pockets. Instructions are included for both long and short handles - your choice. Finished size is 12" x 10" x 6". The Bag-E-Bottom D is
now available to insert into your finished purse for a more professional look!

2 So Sew Easy Patterns in PDF for March!

Carry All Bag Pattern
Carry All Bag Pattern by So Sew Easy in PDF

The Carry All Bag Pattern by So Sew Easy is just the right size to use for all those extras you need and can be used as a gym bag or as a carry-on for that trip! Lots of pockets both inside and out help keep you organized
and a wide zipper top makes for easy loading and unloading. There are lots of optional instructions included with this pattern like faux piping for the pocket edges, an optional firm base, and rectangle rings for the
handles. Finished size is 17" wide x 12" high x 6" deep.

Cross Body Bag Pattern
Cross Body Bag Pattern by So Sew Easy in PDF

The Cross Body Bag Pattern by So Sew Easy is a versatile and fun to carry bag with both open and zipper pockets on the front and back! There are also both zippered and open pockets inside to help you stay organized
and this bag pattern is roomy enough to carry a tablet. Finished size is approximately 11.5" H x 10" W x 2" D (not counting the strap).


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.


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