August 2014
Welcome to Purse Patterns and ePurse Patterns Newsletter! 

See our online Newsletter for August, 2014 for more details and additional patterns!
New patterns in from Among Brenda's Quilts (Sewing Machine & Extension Table Tote) and 3 downloadable patterns from Lazy Girl Designs! Be sure to check out our purse patterns on sale!

 The "Dina" Bag Pattern by Abbey Lane Quilts is a smart looking bag pattern with double handles and unique outside angled pockets with matching accent  trim. This bag pattern fastens with a magnetic closure and the finished size is 17" x 13".
The "Dina" Bag Pattern....
Fun new medium weight mesh fabric in 5 different colors, including Bright Pink (shown), Royal Blue, Lime Green, Red, and Orange and patterns by Sister's Common Thread that use the mesh!
Just added! 3 Lazy Girl Designs bag patterns - The Claire, The Whimsy, and The Gracie!
The Whimsy Bag is a convenient tote that helps you stay organized six large exterior pockets and comfortable padded handles. The Whimsey is easy to make because construction is similar to making a placemat - simply follow the directions, fold in half, and stitch the side seams.
Fabric recommendations: The entire bag is made from just three fabrics. Choose coordinating prints with large, medium, and small size designs. Combine stripes and florals for great impact.

The Whimsy Bag Pattern...

The Claire Bag Pattern by Lazy Girl Designs is made by stacking two fabrics, cutting them, and then putting the pieces where you want on your bag!They will be mirror images of each other because of the fabric swap, with a fun angled center pocket. This is a great tote, purse, or even a project bag! Instructions are given for either short or medium handles and there are 2 outside and 6 inside pockets. The finished size is approximately 10 1/4" x 9 1/4" x 4".
The Gracie Bag Pattern from Joan Hawley of Lazy Girl Designs is the perfect size to carry everyday! This purse can be dressed up with embellishments for a more glamorous look or even go vintage with antique trim. Directions are included for six interior pockets and a flap closure that is secured with Velcro. The Bag-E-Bottom Size A (LGD500) is recommended for a more structured bag bottom. Finished size is approximately 12" x 10" x 4 1/2" and this is a rotary cut project and not suitable for directional prints.
The Gracie Bag Pattern...
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