Favorite Bag Pattern Designers

During our 25 Days of Christmas of 2021, we asked who your favorite bag pattern designers were.  Love the responses and also learned about new to me designers. Based on your responses, Noodlehead, Bagstock Designs, Linds Handmade, Sew Sweetness, and Swoon … Read More

Favorite Bag Patterns

During our 25 Days of Christmas of 2021, we asked what your favorite patterns were, and we received a great variety of responses.  In total you mentioned 85 patterns from various designers.  The Zippy Clutch by Amy Lynne, Koda by Huff and Cuffs, Sunshine Crossbody and Everyday Tote were some … Read More

2022 Week 6 – Classic Zip Around Wallet

For this week’s #bagaweekchallenge I made a Classic Zip Around Wallet – The pattern is from Maggy55 and it looks elegant and professional. For the lining I used quilting cotton fabric in solid red , the zipper is a No. … Read More

2022 Week 5 – Retro-Style Sling Bag

My #bagaweekchallenge project for this week is this cute Retro-style Sling Bag from Kandou Patterns. This one is for mu husband, Jorge, he is being complianing that I never make anything for him 😉. The pattern is unisex and I … Read More

2022 Week 4 – Camille Bag

For this week’s #bagaweekchallenge I made a Camille Bag. This pattern is for Georgia Girl Stitches. I used waxed canvas in navy and real buffalo leather for the exterior. I had these materials in my stash. The leather worked very … Read More

2022 Week 3 – Jasmine Sling Bag

My bag for this week’s #bagaweekchallenge is the Jasmine Sling Bag from Bagstock Designs. This Pattern has 2 variations and it is very easy to make. I chose the veritical zipper option and matched the zipper with the cork accents. … Read More

2022 Week 2 – Sweet Juliet Handbag

This week’s project for the #bagaweekchallenge is the Sweet Juliet Handbag. Pattern by Maggy55. This is my new favorite pattern, It has so many details and I love the finished bag. I can imagine it in so many other combinations … Read More

2022 Week 1 – Shoreline Shoulder Bag

My first project for the #bagaweekchallenge is the Shoreline Shoulder Bag from Dog Under my Desk – It was Oct 2019 bag of the Bag of the Month Club. It was fun to make. The pleats, base and straps were … Read More

Tiny Beasts Projects Inspiration

Guardian Backpack I’ve been in aww of the bags that Kimberly C make, check her Instagram feed (@mydanibags).  For one for her Guardian Backpack versions she used Deer John – Glimmer fabric from the Tiny Beasts collection and it’s gorgeous. … Read More

New Ruby Dress Free Pattern – Extended Sizes

  The Ruby Dress Free Pattern has a fitted, lined bodice and a circle skirt. Check both the “Body Measurements” and “Finished Garment Measurements” tables to find your best fit. This pattern includes ladies’ sizes from 0 to 20, and … Read More

Monstera Zipper Pouch Tutorial

. This tutorial is for an easy zippered pouch with a cute tassel – it has an interior zippered pocket that is constructed with hidden seams, it is sturdy and stand on its own.  The exterior zipper is finished professionally … Read More

Free Sewing Patterns for Knit Fabrics

These past few months I’ve been sewing non-stop.  I had a phase of lingerie projects, and now I’ve been sewing a lot of garments, many of them in knit fabrics.  Since I was sewing bags most of the time, I’m … Read More

10 Free Woven Top Patterns

Trying free patterns it’s a great way to try new pattern companies and if you like their style, you can support independent pattern designers by purchasing their patterns.  Most of them have better patterns and instructions that the popular big … Read More

21 FREE T-Shirt Patterns

In this round-up I’m sharing 21 free t-shirt sewing patterns.  There are so many great options to sew any style of shirt that you want and the best part is that they are FREE.   I added a couple of these … Read More

Free Sewing Patterns – Lots of them!

Below I listed some patterns that are available for free.  Many of these patterns are also available for purchase, but you can get them for free via Creativebug or My Blueprint.  I also included how you can download 40 free … Read More

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