So… In our last post, which was the first in this, the newest edition of Purse Pattern Chronicles, I showed you the original sketches of what will eventually become our next pattern and told you about my vision for it, which means that now its time for the rubber to hit the road… in other…

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So… it might seem like it’s WAY too early to be starting a new cycle of “Purse Pattern Chronicles” because it was just a few weeks ago that we released our newest pattern, the Side Slinger, but here’s the deal… we actually could’ve released the Side Slinger much earlier than we did… in early April…

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So… it’s hard to believe but we’ve actually been business as an independent pattern designer for almost 16 years now and here’s the deal….  during that time we’ve seen what amounts to a HUGE turnover in pattern designers! With only a few notable exceptions, the folks who were designing patterns when we were newbies have…

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So… After making all those pre-release Side Slinger samples, I decided to do something I rarely ever do! I decided that I really “needed” to make a Side Slinger for myself and since I still had one unused piece of faux leather left I knew the time to do this was now… before I packed…

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So… I decided right at the outset of the design process for the Side Slinger that this was the perfect time for me to try my hand (for the very 1st time) at faux leathers mainly because I feel so strongly that this particular design lends itself to men as equally as it does to…

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So… It’s that time again! It’s time to show you what our testers created in the process of testing our pattern instructions for the Side Slinger! Many of you know that one of my favorite parts of the pattern development process is the testing round. I just LOVE seeing what our testers are inspired to…

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So… ALL of the bags pictured below were created using our patterns & either shared on our FaceBook Group page, or mailed to us directly!But here’s the deal… I really love the collection of bags we’re showing you this month especially because so many of our designs are represented! seriously AMAZING! So let’s get started!…

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