Sewing patterns

Guernsey Zipper Pouch sewing pattern in 3 sizes, easy cosmetics bag

Guernsey Zipper Pouch sewing pattern in 3 sizes, easy cosmetics bag

Sometimes there is just a classic bag pattern that everyone should have in their collection. For me, it’s this zipper bag with the wide flat base and triangular shape, narrowing towards the top. It’s like a coming of age for sewers, a bag that everyone should sew on their way to sewing greatness. Never sewn a zipper before? This bag is a good place to start and I’ve included a couple of tips for how…

Easy quilted brush roll or tool wrap to sew in any size, with video

Easy quilted brush roll or tool wrap to sew in any size, with video

Do you have sewing tools, pencils, pens, brushes, knitting needles, crochet hooks, craft knives or similar that you need to store and organise? You’ve probably seen these sewing patterns for brush rolls for your cosmetics brushes, or crayon rolls for the kids’ art supplies. But maybe none of them is exactly the right size or exactly what you are looking for. That can be frustrating, trying to track down exactly the right pattern in the…

Oxford Purse, an easy beginners purse sewing pattern with video

Oxford Purse, an easy beginners purse sewing pattern with video

Check out my new purse! The Oxford Purse is a great everyday shoulder bag that even a sewing beginner can easily sew. It’s lightweight, doesn’t need any difficult to find materials or hardware, and is just the right size. She’ll easily carry your wallet, phone, keys and more but her lightweight design means you won’t be weighed down. I love my new Oxford, well, my two Oxfords. This purse is light yet holds it’s shape…

Canterbury Zipper Pouch sewing pattern in 2 sizes with video

Canterbury Zipper Pouch sewing pattern in 2 sizes with video

I’ve been wanting to make this style of flat zipper pouch for such a long time, but it’s taken me a while to get this sewing pattern just right. The first time I tried to create what I had in my mind, it was so complicated to sew and so fiddly, that I almost gave up. But after several revisions and a different construction method, I eventually made it a lot easier to sew and…

Malvern Zipper Pouch sewing pattern, classic zipper bag to sew in 4 sizes + video

Malvern Zipper Pouch sewing pattern, classic zipper bag to sew in 4 sizes + video

Anyone need to learn how to sew a zipper bag? Then I have the perfect easy zipper pouch pattern and video class for you. Introducing the Malvern Zipper Pouch. Malvern is a set of 4 different sized zipper bags with an easy-sew construction method. The Malvern Zipper Pouch is a simple sew, doesn’t need many materials and will be your go-to zipper bag to sew. Use it as a phone pouch, a clutch bag, a…

FREE Bampton Drawstring Bag sewing pattern and video (3 sizes)

FREE Bampton Drawstring Bag sewing pattern and video (3 sizes)

At last I’m delighted to bring you the first new sewing pattern on my site. Introducing the Bampton Drawstring Bag pattern. This cute drawstring bag is perfect for beginners and those new to sewing, kids or returning to sewing after a long break. These bags are perfect for so many uses. Since I just finished mine, already they are in use and I could do with more! I think I’ll get to work on some…