PPC26: Alexandria Revisited


you might remember from a previous post that I’ve had SUCH a difficult time procuring the types of fabric that I really like working with during this pandemic. I got a little desperate on this round and actually had to resort to re-using a fabric from a previous round of Purse Pattern Chronicles. I tried very hard to fussy-cut it in such a way that the re-use would not be immediately obvious, but it still violates a cardinal rule of mine.

Nevertheless, here we GO!

Since I’ve used this fabric before, I tried to highlight a different area of this beautiful print than I did when I first used this fabric for the ErgoMatic design and for that reason you may not actually recognize it…but enough about this fabric. Let’s continue the tour!
The two pouches you see here for this bag or completely separate and they each have their own zippered entry. The back pouch is slightly taller (and deeper) than the front pouch. And by now you know that there’s a very important area hidden between these two pouches!
The back of this bag features a HUGE zippered pocket which is great for convenient storage with quick accessto your items.!

And now, it’s YOUR turn!

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  1. Beth on February 22, 2022 at 3:24 pm

    I love the name Bella Bifold, and your use of this fabric is amazing! Gorgeous! I’m liking that the back pouch is a bit taller than the front one. It’s a nice design.

    • Kat on February 22, 2022 at 6:15 pm

      Thanks so much Beth! I cant wait to show you the last sample! πŸ™‚

  2. Maree on February 28, 2022 at 1:13 am

    OMG!! I love everything abt this bag. It has all the features I look for in a bag. i can’t wait for it to be released. Hats off to you Kat.
    The invisible magnetic snap is fairly new to me. I love learning new techniques and notions. Thank you for this wonderful design πŸ™‚

    • Kat on February 28, 2022 at 6:07 am

      Thanks for commenting Maree! I’m glad you like the new bag and I think you’ll love the invisible magnetic snaps as well! πŸ™‚

  3. Lori on February 28, 2022 at 7:42 am

    Kat – love the fabric and really like this design! I am wondering though, about the magnets being close to the credit cards. Do you think there might be a chance of harming the CC’s or are they far enough away? Thank you!

    • Kat on March 1, 2022 at 7:12 am

      Good question but they are definitely far enough away! The magnets would have to positioned alongside of the cards for this to be a problem. πŸ™‚

  4. Nancy Danby on February 28, 2022 at 9:54 am

    Beautiful bag!! Can’t wait to buy it! Love the fabric you used! Wouldn’t mind some of that myself!

    • Kat on March 1, 2022 at 7:14 am

      Thanks Nancy! It sure would be nice if fabric houses would do 2nd and 3rd runs of their popular fabrics wouldn’t it? πŸ™‚