Eye Candy for September ’22

One of things I love best about designing patterns is seeing the incredible bags our customers create using our patterns! As a matter of fact, there’s not much I like better than opening up an email that includes a picture or two of a customer-made bag! And here’s the deal, this month’s selection of bags are ESPECIALLY well made and I think you’re really going to enjoy them!

So…let me show you!

Charlene Samanich LOVED her Sling Along (with convertible backpack straps) so much and since she had some fabric leftover, she decided that she “needed” a wallet to match and our Walkabout Wallet filled the bill in a beautiful way for her! They’re adorable together, right?
And here’s the interior of Charlene‘s Walkabout Wallet (from above). Best I can tell, Charlene has impeccable sewing skilz. This wallet is AMAZING!
And Gail Peter‘s Elsie K Baglet has SUCH a clean professional finish! Who would ever guess that this is a homemade bag? Gail said she really likes this pattern and will most likely make another!
Helen Bartel says she LOVES irises! They’re among her favorite flowers and this fabric she used for her Sling Along is among the prettiest fabrics featuring irises that I’ve ever seen! A beautiful bag!
And Mary Dinkel says she created this Quattro with a 60’s vibe for a friend! The Quattro pattern has been a favorite of our customers for well over 10 years now and Mary’s version shows that this design still has relevance in the 2020’s!
And finally, here’s Mira Kuusikko unique take on our Cosmo Convertible design! This fabric is fun to look at and I LOVE how she fussy-cut the panda bears to fit them perfectly on the front flap! Well done Mira!

And now, it’s YOUR turn!

Which one of these beauties caught your eye initially? And which one made you want to know more? And remember, we love reading your comments and answering your questions too, so please feel free to leave either or both in the space provided below.

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  1. Nancy Rosa on August 29, 2022 at 7:17 am

    All are beautiful!

  2. Beth on August 29, 2022 at 12:34 pm

    Any one of these lovely bags would be a delight to carry!