Newsletter for

September, 2015 and

Welcome to Purse Patterns and ePurse Patterns Newsletter for September, 2015!


There is a morning coolness in the air in North Carolina which always makes me think of luscious new Fall fabrics and colors! Charlie's Aunt uses these beautiful wool and wool blends in making her vintage inspired designs and we have 2 new Purse Patterns in a printed format from Charlie's Aunt: The Blakeney Clutch Bag Pattern and The Morston Quay Messenger.

Blakeney Clutch Bag Pattern by Charlie's Aunt
Blakeney Clutch Bag Pattern

The Blakeney Clutch Bag by Charlies Aunt is a retro inspired bag with a distinct 1920's flare, made in 3 contrasting fabrics with a classical feel. There are instructions for this bag to be either a clutch with a wrist strap or a shoulder purse. Pattern pieces are included and the bag’s finished dimensions are: Height 9” (23cm) and width 12” (31cm). Long strap length is 38” (96cm) and wrist strap extends approx. 6” (15cm) above bag.

Morston Quay Messenger Bag Pattern by Charlie's Aunt
Morston Quay Messenger Bag Pattern

The Morston Quay Messenger Bag Pattern by Charlie’s Aunt is a vintage inspired 1940’s style messenger bag with a decorative angular shaped flap and pocket with an optional decorative trimmed tab.This bag can be made with either a purchased strap or a self fabric strap. Finished size is 14”H (35cm) by 12”W (31cm) by 2”D (5cm) and pattern pieces are included.

The Triple Play Pattern by StudioKat Designs
The Triple Play Pattern by StudioKat Designs

The Triple Play by Studio Kat Designs is a practical bag with lots of organizational features! There are 3 large storage areas available, including 2 pouch sections and 1 zippered section. This bag can be emblished at the top with either ruched cording or with pleated ruffles - your choice! There are 2 bag front options - pieced or one solid fabric. Finished size is 13"W x 12"H x 6"D.

Sonja Backpack-to-Bag Pattern by Hemma Design

The Sonja Backpack-to-Bag Pattern by Hemma Design is a lined backpack that converts to a cross-body bag easily by re-tying the shoulder straps!  Us your imagination and choose from a foundation pieced or color-blocked option to make your own unique bag. Finished size about 10 1/4 x 11 x 4 1/2 without gussets. Includes instructions, diagrams, and tissue paper patterns.

Troll Handlebar Bag Pattern by Hemma Design

The Troll Handlebar Bag Pattern from Hemma Design is a fun carry bag for the handle bar of your child's bike! This cute but practical bag holds your children's things in their oversized mouths and can be made of oilcloth or laminated fabrics to stand up to inclement weather. Finished size is about 8 x 6 x 2 inch. This pattern includes instructions, diagrams, and tissue paper patterns.

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Take 'N Sew by Easy Peazy - Easy to make sewing caddy that is perfect for pins, needles, scissors, and your favorite pattern!
Scallop Tote by Nancy Rink Designs -Complete instructions for a decorative tote bag with embroidery designs, appliques, and a magnetic snap closure.
Sophia Grace & Rosie Purse and Wallet Pattern by Cool Cat Creations - Bag and wallet pattern made with Bali Pops or Jelly Rolls - enough to make 3 sets!
The Aimee Bag by Janae King - This purse pattern is easy to make with a trimmed front pocket, inside pockets on both sides of the lining, and double handles.
Supersized Satchel by Janae King - This is a pattern for a large tote that can be used as a sewing machine tote, large diaper bag, overnight bag, etc.!
The Mod Girl Purse by Pom Poms and Polka Dots - This cute purse pattern lots of storage inside and out with 2 pockets on the front and 2 smaller pockets on the side.
The In-Town Bag by Pom Poms and Polka Dots - Carry everything you need in a day with divided pockets for smaller items!
Beautiful & Bold Placemat Tote by The Quilted Button - This tote pattern uses 4 fabrics to make a tote bag that is perfect for everyday use made using a Bosal's Craft Tex Placemat.
Keep Your Cool Smartphone Case Pattern by Straight Stitch Society - This pattern is a phone case that looks like a popsicle or an ice cream sandwich! These cases also has room for credit cards and your car keys - keep everything organized!


Three Additional Downloadable Patterns for September, 2015 by Sew Sweetness!

Sloan Travel Bag Pattern in PDF
Sloan Travel Bag in PDF by Sew Sweetness

The Sloan Travel Bag Pattern by Sew Sweetness is large – use it as a travel bag, school bag, laptop bag, or just if you have a lot of stuff! It features a 3-dimensional front pocket, zippered pockets, and padded straps. Instructions are also included for a top recessed zipper, an elastic key strap in the lining allowing you to unlock a door without unhooking your keys from the bag! This pattern is geared toward the intermediate-level sewist and the finished size is 18" Long x 14" Tall x 6" Deep.

Paper Pieced Sunrise Clutch
Paper Pieced Sunrise Clutch Pattern by Sew Sweetness

The Paper Pieced Sunrise Clutch by Sew Sweetness features a great foundation paper-pieced exterior. A template is included with clear directions to make the outside of your colorful new clutch! Included are instructions for a recessed top zipper and an optional wrist strap. This clutch bag pattern is an excellent way to use up those favorite fabric scraps! Finished size is 12" Long x 6.5" Tall.


Tudor Bag Pattern
Tudor Bag Pattern in PDF by Sew Sweetness

The Tudor Bag Pattern is a large tote bag with lots of options - pick the details you want to customize! This tote patterns is for the confident-beginner sewist and has double short handles, a detachable shoulder strap, and a top recessed zipper. Finished size is 13.5" Long x 12.5" Tall x 5" Deep.

Free bag pattern from Sew Sweetness!

The Kennedy Messenger Bag Pattern
The Kennedy Bag Pattern in PDF - FREE

This messenger style bag pattern by Sew Sweetness has many detailed features, such as a detachable shoulder strap, matching trim around the outside of the front flap, and side hardware. This free bag pattern has 20 pages of instructions and 36 color photos. The Kennedy Bag pattern is recommended for intermediate sewist because of the detailing and the finished size is 14" Long x 11" Tall x 5" Deep.

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