Newsletter for

September, 2013 /

Welcome to and Newsletter for September, 2013!

We are always very happy to have a new purse pattern from StudioKat Designs and The Cosmo Covertible is one of the most functional bags I have ever seen!

This pattern is a very handy handbag that is really 3 bags in one!  This purse can be a shoulder bag, a cross body bag, and a backpack due to convertible straps.  There are also instructions for a snap-on strap extension and this bag can also hold your iPAD. A back outside zipper completes it's useful organizational features!

The Cosmo Convertible as a Backpack
The Cosmo Convertible as a Backpack


The Cosmo Convertible as a Shoulder Bag
The Cosmo Convertible as a Shoulder Bag

Additional New Bag Patterns:

Sisters' Common Thread

The Addison Bag Pattern - Front flap bag pattern with a zippered divider.
The 990 Purse Pattern - Drawstring bag pattern inspired by a designer bag.

Carlyle Tote Bag Pattern by Me and My Sister Designs - Practical tote bag with double handles and a swivel hook top closure.

Stitchin' Sisters New Patterns:

A Quilter's Pack N Play Pattern - a double handle tote to carry your quilting and sewing supplies.
You Name It Gadget Bag Pattern - a convenient carry-all for sewing, scrapbooking, and children's supplies.

Ada's Poppies II Diaper or Tote Bag Pattern by Seams & Dreams - This pattern comes with paper templates for the poppies.


Oh Sew Mod by Whistlepig Creek Productions - Popular chevron and houndstooth design for a tote bag AND a messenger bag pattern!

New Indygo Junction Patterns Just Added:

Sleek Stash Bag - Tote bag pattern that can be made from recycled denim.
Fold & Go Wristlet Pattern - unique clutch bag with a zipper (or not!) and a fold over top
Banded Baskets Pattern - 3 different sized nesting fabric baskets
Take-Two Tech Pouch Pattern - Patterns for your cellphone, tablet, eReader, or business cards!
The Brooklyn Bag Pattern - Convenient tote bag pattern with lots of room, outside pockets, and a gathered bottom!


On Sale

Just in time for making gifts for the Season - lots more purse patterns added on sale, including the Saddle Purse Tote Pattern!
Saddle Purse Tote Pattern by Laura Denison Design

Additional Purse patterns on sale!

DOWNLOADABLE e-PURSE PATTERNS - NEW FOR SEPTEMBER, 2013: Just order, download to your computer, and start sewing!

We just added a new designer - Marlous Designs!

Cabana Mess Tote Bag Pattern - Unique tote with fabric blocks and a mesh top
The Monster Tote Pattern (Cindy's Bag) - Large tote that can carry your sewing supplies and is also great for overnight trips
JD's Bag Pattern - Easy to make with only 3 fat quarters and some yardage with 2 outside welted pockets
Stripper's 40 Tote Bag Pattern - Tote made with 40 - 2 1/2" strips of fabric

Maggie's Bag Pattern in PDF by Marlous Designs
Maggie's Bag Pattern in PDF by Marlous Designs

The Maggie's Bag is a fun  pattern that uses several fabrics to create a unique look including a block motif or a scrappy look.  The handle is braided and there are inside pockets and a fun shape.

Materials Needed:

  • 3/8 yd each 3 or 4 fabrics (for Bag A)
  • 1/4 yd each of 5 fabrics - or scraps you have at home (for bags B & C)
  • 3/4 yd fabric for lining and inside pockets for all bags
  • Batting that measures 25" x 33"

iPad Gadget Case Pattern by Jenna Lou Designs
iPad Gadget Case in PDF by Jenna Lou Designs

The iPad Gadget Case can hold an iPad, tablet, or eReader! There are handy pockets, such as a large (11") inside pocket in addition to pockets for your phone, notepad, etc. This pattern is recommended for intermediate beginners and the finished size is 11 1/4" x 8 1/2".

Don't forget our e-book on Amazon - "How To Start Your Own Purse Pattern Business - Take Your Pattern Ideas From Concept To Market!" This e-book cover design ideas, how to market your bag pattern, and places you can sell your handbag pattern without spending a lot of money!

Kindle e-book on Amazon


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