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Charlies Aunt. The new Breckland Bag PDF sewing pattern from Charlie's Aunt.

Charlies Aunt

Photo by Phil Morley. Charlie’s Aunt offers a range of vintage “make-do-and-mend” inspired sewing patterns in both PDF and printed formats. Following the success of Emma Brennan’s books, the first two Charlie’s Aunt paper patterns for Indygo Junction launched at the international quilt market in the US in May 2010. We now also offer our own range of PDF patterns via our online shop and our Etsy shop at under the Charlie’s Aunt label. This will give us a great chance to take the patterns to a wider audience and capitalise on the current resurgence of interest in sewing crafts worldwide. The Charlie’s Aunt collection comprises 40s and 50s inspired sewing patterns for bags and other stitched accessories. Each downloadable pattern contains: Some of the styles offered as PDFs are also available in printed versions. Sew Zipper Card Pouch - Free Pattern. Difficulty: Intermediate / Avid Beginner Finished size: approximately 4 1/2″ (W) x 3 1/4″ (H) Download: zipper-card-pouch-patternMaterials: 1.

Sew Zipper Card Pouch - Free Pattern

Fabric – Printed, approximately: 12″ x 10″ 2. Fabric – Red, approximately: 12″ x 4″ 3. Interfacing, fusible, medium thickness, approximately: 12″ x 6″ 4. Grosgrain ribbon – 2″ 5. Zipper – 6 1/2″ (click here to watch how to shorten metal zipper)Tools: 1. Gather all the materials as listed above. Trace the sewing lines to the wrong side of the fabric pieces. Align the interfacing pieces to the wrong side of the fabrics. Press with warm iron to fuse the interfacing to the fabrics. If you are using metal zipper, shorten it with this tutorial. Baste the zipper to the main printed fabric, with zipper open, from marking to marking and right side facing each other. Guide the zipper tape towards the seam allowance at the end markings. Cover the pouch with the red lining fabric, right side facing down. Turn right side out from the opening. A Free Video Tutorial from Sewspire Sue's Picks: Cross-body Dog Walking Bag – Sew and Sell Pockets-A-Plenty ToteThe Quilters Ultimate Carry-All BagSponsored Links: Seat Belt Project Kit of the Month – MarchDoes Your Iron Levitate?

Purse Hardware and Zippers for Bags Andrea Chapman from Sewspire shows us how to sew a lovely custom binder cover with an exterior zippered compartment. This free sewing tutorial includes the instructions and measurements for a 1″ three ring binder; however, Andrea has included the measurements for the larger covers for a 1.5″, 2″ or 3″ binder simply adjust the two rectangular cuts and fusible fleece accordingly.

Watch Andrea as she sews this fresh, beautiful cover with gorgeous fabric that makes you want to go sew! We hope these projects inspire you to sew, knit, or crochet, something fabulous today! Sponsored Links: This page contains affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you make a purchase using any of these links. Sew-A-Long! Sew-A-Long!


It was almost Christmas time, and I wanted to make my employees something special. I stumbled upon the Sew Together Bag by Sew Demented and can I just say... It is brilliant! There is something addictive about this pouch and its multiple zippers and it’s the perfect gift for the person who has everything! Zippers used to scare the crap out of me. As I continued to make bags for gifts and swaps, my customers started asking me to teach classes. 1. 2. See you on March 14th! Heather & The Quilt Barn Chics. Tutorials - Sew Sweetness. Outstanding sewing, quilting, and needlework tutorials since 2005. 45 (plus some) awesome bag tutorials revisited. Freebie U-Handbag Purse & Bag Tutorials. Made by Me Monday – Sew Much Ado Diaper Bag à la Thread Riding Hood {tutorial} I made an amazing diaper bag when I had my youngest.

Made by Me Monday – Sew Much Ado Diaper Bag à la Thread Riding Hood {tutorial}

I used Abby’s tutorial, from Sew Much Ado to make it. As usual (since I can’t seem to follow someone else’s directions without making changes!) , I did a few things of my own. Little did I know when I posted it here, that so many people would like it and it began to get some interest on Pinterest (hee, hee!). Lots of people liked the fabrics – so I posted this to help them out.

The nice thing about Abby’s bag is that it can double as an amazing tote bag, which is great for me since I don’t need a diaper bag anymore (Hurray!). You will need: * Yardage is for pre-washed fabric. Before you begin: Cut out all pieces from their corresponding fabrics following the cutting diagrams below.

As an aside – Something fun I ran into (hang on, the tutorial is coming!) Expressing yourself has never been so much fun! They are great, eh?! Madeleine tutorial - imagine gnats. Yay!

madeleine tutorial - imagine gnats

I’m so excited to finally be able to share the free pattern and tutorial for the madeleine bag :) you will need: printable pattern pdf (click here to download: imagine gnats madeleine pattern)fabrics (yardage depends on whether or not you choose contrasting exterior and strap fabrics)interfacing (i like to use fusible for this)7″ zippermagnetic closurethread, needle, scissors, sewing machine, etc. note: the finished size of the bag is approximately 11″ wide and 9″ tall. Purse Tutorial ~ 15 Fabulous Free Bag Patterns. Looking for a fabulous purse tutorial?

Purse Tutorial ~ 15 Fabulous Free Bag Patterns

Then you've hit the jackpot with these 15 free bag patterns! There's a purse pattern here for just about everyone and they would make amazing home made gifts as well! As the seasons begin to change, shouldn't your handbag change with them? Hey, any excuse is a good excuse! Here are 15 Free purse tutorials and patterns to help get into the spirit of things. 14 Purse Tutorial and Handbag Patterns to Make. You'll love these beautiful purse tutorials, free handbag patterns, clutch purse patterns, how to sew a purse tutorials, and even tutorials on how to make a tote.

14 Purse Tutorial and Handbag Patterns to Make

Perfect for homemade gifts for yourself, friends, Christmas, and teacher appreciation week. The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 89 free handbag, purse, and clutch patterns templates and pictured tutorials to make! So be sure to search there if you’re looking for a specific style. {wink} Purse Tutorial 1. 2.