Newsletter for

March, 2011

Welcome to Newsletter for March, 2011!

Did you know that we carry bag patterns for children so you can make your child a backpack, diaper bag, or even a little girl's purse!

Beach Babe pattern - Beach baby bag
The Field Bag pattern - across the body messenger style bag for boys and girls
Patchwork Purse pattern - Little girl's purse pattern
The Mason Backpack - Child's backpack pattern
Grandma's Emergency Kit Pattern - Diaper bag, crib-size quilt, and changing pad pattern
Are We There Yet? - Travel diaper bag and matching car seat quilt
Bellanca - Diaper bag pattern
Bye Bye Baby - Diaper bag pattern with matching quilt
Diamonds in the Ruffle - Mini diaper bag and matching quilt
Diaper Bag with Rotary Cut Border - Diaper bag made of quilted fabric and changing pad
Double Duty Diaper Bag - Reversible diaper bag pattern
Grab 'N Go Diaper Clutch - Clutch to carry diapers, wipes, and changing pad
Haute Mama Diaper Bag - Diaper bag with lots of pockets and a changing pad
Hot Mama Diaper Bag - Messenger style diaper bag with padded shoulder strap
Kaylee Diaper Bag - Diaper bag pattern with matching quilt
Mama Mia Diaper Bag - Diaper bag pattern with a changing pad
The Change Purse Pattern - On the go diaper changing station!
The Diaper Bag Pattern - Diaper bag with a side sippy cup holder
The Lucky Baby Diaper Bag - Diaper bag with strap that can be worn across the body
The Nappy Diaper Bag - Diaper bag pattern with a changing pad
Urban Diaper Bag Pattern - Diaper bag pattern with a pacifier pouch and room for your laptop
Bag of Tricks - Child's marble bag and toy bag for a little boy
Butterflies and Blooms - Little girl's drawstring tote bag and toy bag
Totpacks Backpack - Backpack for children age 1-4 that is easy to make


New designer added - Atkinson Designs (4 patterns)

Cash and Carry Pattern
Cash and Carry Zippered Pouch Patterns


March: New Australian designer just added:
May Blossom Patterns

Precious Pennies Bag Pattern
Precious Pennies Bag Pattern by May Blossom

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We are happy to welcome Leesa Chandler of Chandler's Cottage in Australia. Leesa's designs have a Far Eastern influence and include bags with Sashiko stitching, an evening bag, and even a Japanese Lunch Bag pattern that can also be used as a shoe, makeup, or sewing supply bag! On some patterns, instructions are given for beautiful 3D flowers to decorate your purses!

The Studio Bag Pattern by Chandler's Cottage
The Studio Bag Pattern

The Studio Bag pattern by Leesa Chandler Designs has a decorative front with Sashiko stitching, ties on the side, and a single handle.  Finished size is 12" x 12".  Pattern pieces are included for the top and bottom sections of the main bag, the stitching details, and the inside pocket.

Materials Needed:

  • Front and back panels, handles, and bag ties - 50cm/20"
  • Side gusset panels, lining, pocket and handles - 70cm/28"
  • 4 charms or buttons for pocket and handle embellishment
  • 50cm/20" of Iron-on Pellon or Batting
  • 50cm/20" of Iron-on light weight stiffener
  • Sashiko thread for stitching detail (optional)


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Asian Fan Purse Pattern by La Todera
Beach Babe Bag Pattern
Butterflies and Blooms Bag Pattern
Selvedge Scrap Tote Bag Pattern
Bag of Tricks Pattern
A Load To Tote Pattern
Toffee Apple & Marmalade Bag Pattern
Blossom Tote Pattern
Spoil Me Purses Pattern
Carry A Friend Tote Pattern

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