Newsletter for

October, 2014

Welcome to Newsletter for October, 2014!

I don't know about you but when the weather turns cooler, I'm all about digging into my stash of heavier home decor fabrics! Does Fall inspire your choice of sewing projects?


We have added some new Sewphisti-Cat Designs for our printed purse pattern store AND ePurse Pattern shop this month!

New Printed Purse Patterns Added:

Renee's Bag by Sewphisti-Cat Designs
(I really like the matching front contrasting fabric with the same fabric for the top band!) This bag is also available as a downloadable pattern from ePursePatterns!
Renee's Bag Pattern by Sewphisti-Cat Designs

The Hands-Free Hipster Bag Pattern (Love the side pockets!)
Hands Free Hipster Bag by Sewphisti-Cat Designs
The "Hands-Free Hipster Bag" is easy to make and features roomy side and front pockets and additional pockets inside. This is a cross body handbag and the large front pocket is perfect for those items you want to find fast! There is additionally an easy to install zipper closure on the back pocket. Finished size is 10"W x 9 1/2"H x 2 1/2"D.

New Heart To Hand Purse Pattern:

Split-Purse-onality Purse Pattern (Great bag to make for Fall!)
Split Purse-onality Purse Pattern by Heart To Hand
The Split Purse-onality Purse Pattern by Heart To Hand uses wool and cotton fabric and appliques to make a truly unique bag! Instructions are included for a comfortable shoulder handle (or wear it cross body!) and the finished size is 15" x 15" (excluding handle).

On Sale

Purse patterns on sale from 20% to 50% off!

Purse Organizers and More - On Sale!
Purse Organizers & More on Sale

Handy little purse organizers to help get you through the day.  Patterns include a mini-electronics case, calendar cover, tissue cover, and moveable purse pockets in 3 sizes.  This is a great way to use up those fabric scraps and to make quick gifts.

Our e-Book, available from Amazon!

How To Start Your Own Purse Pattern Business eBook

Amazon Review:

"I have read many instructional books, and this has been the most informative ever. Although I do not make purse patterns, I do want to open an online business - This book is packed with helpful information. Now, I'm interested in trying to create a batch of patterns :) "

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Downloadable PursePatterns Now Available at!


Sewphisti-Cat Designs Patterns:

LeeAnn's Bag Pattern
LeeAnn's Bag Pattern by Sewphisti-Cat Designs

LeeAnn's Bag Pattern by Sewphisti-Cat Designs can be used as a clutch, a wristlet, or a cross body bag! This pattern has clear instructions for an easy zipper application for both the top closure and a back pocket. Finished size is 9"W x 6 1/2"H x 2 1/2"D.

Sew Easy Hipster Bag PatternSew Easy Hipster Bag Pattern in PDF
The Sew Easy Hipster Bag Pattern by Sewphisti-Cat Designs is a practical but very stylish everyday bag that can be worn either cross body or over the shoulder. This bag is easy to make with detailed photos and instructions and the strap is adjustable. There is also a convenient from pocket that is perfect for your smartphone. Finished size is 9"W x 9"H x 2"D.

Nancy's Bag
Nancy's Bag Pattern in PDF

Nancy's Bag Pattern is in a downloadable format and has clear instructions for a secure top zippered closure as well as 2 decorative zippered pockets on the front. Finished size is 10"W x 10 1/2"H x 2"D.

Jody's Bag
Jody's Bag Pattern in PDF

Jody’s Bag Pattern by Sewphisti-Cat Designs is an easy to make bag with convenient features such as a large front pocket under the closure flap, lots of pockets inside, a secure back zippered pocket, and an adjustable shoulder or cross body strap. Finished size is 8”H x 10”W x 2 1/2”D.


5 New Sewphisti-Cat Designs Downloadable Bag Patterns Coming Soon!

Sew Easy Accessories
Chloe's Bag Pattern
Christine's Bag Pattern
Gisela's Bag Pattern
Colleen's Bag Pattern


The Gizmo Garage by ChrisW Designs
Gizmo Garage Bag Pattern by ChrisW Designs in PDF

The Gizmo Garage has instructions for 3 laptop bag sizes - pick one that suits your requirements and start sewing it today! Each bag size has lots of organizational pockets and can be used as a spacious laptop bag for three different laptop sizes. There is a front flap that closes with a decorative hook and "D" ring that covers a large slip pocket on the front and there is a smaller slip pocket and pen holder inside. In addition, there are 2 big pleated pockets that are perfect for your charger and cords. Inside is room for a laptop up to 17" (large version of bag), 15" laptop (medium bag), and up to 13" (smaller bag). Instructions are also included for an adjustable shoulder strap as well as a grab strap.

Don't forget our listings of free bag patterns!


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