PPC27: The Testing Results

So that’s how the testing rounds played out for this, the 27th cycle of Purse Pattern Chronicles and didn’t our FIVE testers do an exceptional job? 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 seems to have their own individual style and several have a real flair for the dramatic!

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 for them 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!

And now, it’s YOUR turn!

Might you have questions about any of these test bags or about the testing process? Several of our testers stay up-to-date on our Blog posts, so you never know, maybe one of them will answer your question directly! 🙂 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. Evelyn on August 26, 2022 at 8:24 am

    I loved seeing these samples. So nice to see this pattern when viewed from another angle. I had wondered if that top zipper had to look so pronounced. Several of the samples show a more relaxed looking zipper, which I was so glad to see. Such lovely work from these talented ladies. Thank you for posting these lovely photos.

    • Kat on August 26, 2022 at 5:44 pm

      You are most welcomed. I agree, all of our testers are very talented! 🙂

  2. Corinne Haehl on August 26, 2022 at 9:03 am

    I like seeing how the different fabrics make every one unique. I always choose my favorite fabric. In this case it was the black and white. I’m looking forward to the day we can order.

    • Kat on August 26, 2022 at 5:45 pm

      and I am looking very much forward to the day when I can release this pattern! 🙂

  3. Nina Palmer on August 27, 2022 at 5:13 pm

    Shannon’s gray with polka dots and lilac trim was my favorite. My colors.
    Like Nancy’s multi colored zigzag and stripes but would have kept the black & white inside bag.