PPC24: Let’s Hear it for Our Testers


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 Gemini FlightBag! 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 create, especially since each one of our testers has their own individual style and several have a real flair for the dramatic!

Four of our six testers participated in this round, so let me show you what they created while testing this new pattern for us!

So that’s how the testing rounds played out for this, the Gemini FlightBag cycle of Purse Pattern Chronicles and didn’t our testers do an exceptional job?

And here’s the deal… our testers perform a great service for us (and in turn for YOU) in the process of making their test bags. I can’t imagine publishing a new pattern without their input, and if you’d like to leave them some love in the “Comments” section” below I’m sure they’d appreciate it. And if you have any questions about the testing process in general, or any of these bag samples in particular, you can leave those there as well and I’ll do my best to answer them!

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  1. Carolina on March 29, 2021 at 10:41 am

    Shannon’s embroidery reminds me of the Spirograph I played with as a youngster!

    • Kat on March 29, 2021 at 5:52 pm

      Me too! 🙂 I loved a Spirograph!

  2. Cheryl C Gottlieb on December 8, 2021 at 3:10 pm

    I bought this pattern back in the summer and am just getting to it now. I am so confused on steps 14-19. There are no maps for the insides and I’m not sure what I am doing because I need picture of the insidez.

    • Kat on December 8, 2021 at 5:59 pm

      Step 19 is a complete map of the interior wall, the other side of that compartment is just a flat piece of lining. 🙂