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JULY 2010 Free Purse Patterns Contact Us

Welcome to Newsletter for July, 2010!

We are constantly searching for new purse patterns and also new purse pattern designers so if you have a suggestion or know of a pattern designer that we don't carry, please send us an e-mail.

We have added a Purse Gallery and are having a blast looking at all the purses being made by our talented customers! So far Janine and Judy have sent in the most photos and I look forward to receiving many more to add to our site!

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Purse Pattern Designer of the Month - Anna Maria Horner

Anna Maria was raised in a very artistic household with a father who painted and a mother who was skilled in handi-work. She made her own Barbie clothes at a young age and graduated with a fine arts degree in drawing.

Anna Maria opened a clothing and housewares boutique and she and her mother eventually started a clothing line.

Her love of fabrics and functional design shows in her purse patterns, which include the Multi-Tasker Tote, the Sidewalk Satchel, and the Ruthie Clutch.

The Sidewalk Satchel Purse Pattern

The Sidewalk Satchel Purse Pattern

Free wild flower pincushion pattern from Anna Maria!



Jen Gidden's has 2 new patterns just out! The Pocket Tote Pattern is a great everyday bag that is big enough to carry whatever you need during the day without looking too bulky and is easy to make!

The Pocket Tote Pattern by Jen Giddens

The Pocket Tote Pattern by Jen Giddens

The Pocket Tote pattern by Jen Giddens is an easy to carry tote bag with a single shoulder strap, 2 outer front pockets, and a front flap.  This pattern is for the adventurous beginner and there are detailed instructions and pattern pieces.  Finished size is 15" W x 12" H x 5" D with a 10" drop of the shoulder strap.

Materials Needed:

  • Exterior fabric: 1 1/4 yd medium weight fabric
  • Lining fabric:  1 1/4 yd light or medium weight fabric
  • Interfacing: 1 yd cotton duck cloth, 1/8 yd fusible interfacing
  • Magnetic snap

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Here are a few of the new Purse Patterns Added This Month:

Ashley's Around Town Tote Bag Pattern
Posie Tote Pattern
Pony Pouch Pattern
Bubblicious Bag Pattern
Button Flap Purse Pattern
My Favorite Bag Pattern
City Market Tote Pattern

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