50% Off All PDF Patterns – Black Friday Sale!

black friday sale 2015

I hope all of my American readers and friends had a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoyed quality time with your family and friends! To celebrate Black Friday, our PDF patterns are on sale for 50% off with code SMATHANKS, this weekend only! Now is the perfect time to grab any patterns that have been on your wishlist!

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Sale starts at 12:00am PST Fri Nov 27th and ends Mon Nov 30th at 11:59 PST, cannot be combined with other coupon codes, and is not valid on previous purchases.

Triangle Insert Top Tutorial and $50 Giveaway!

Triangle Insert Top Tutorial

Today I have a couple of fun things for you! First, a tutorial to add a fun triangle insert into any top pattern, and be sure to read through to the end and enter to win a $50 gift card for fabric and patterns from Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop! [Read more…]

Win a Babylock Sewing Machine ($799 value) and $100 Worth of Fabric!


Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Decorate series. I am sharing Bias Tape Magnetic Photo Frames, these are quick to whip up for holiday gift giving. In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas……..Plus I get to be part of an amazing sewing giveaway too. See Below… [Read more…]

Airdrie Bag Pattern Testers

Airdrie Bag Pattern

First, thank you for the amazing response to our release of the Airdrie Bag Pattern! I couldn’t be more grateful for the wonderful support, and am excited to see your finished bags start to pop up! [Read more…]

The Airdrie Bag Pattern is Here!

Airdrie Bag Pattern

I am so so excited to announce that the Airdrie Bag PDF Pattern is now available!

Airdrie Bag Patternbuynowbutton-1The Airdrie Bag Pattern has been a long time in the making, and I hope that you enjoy it just as much as I have. I posted about my leopard version here, and then after a break from it over the summer, here we are!

Airdrie Bag Pattern

I wanted to create a bag that had every feature that is important to me personally, including lots of pockets, zippers, and a comfortable and convenient adjustable strap. After using my Lola Bea Bag for three and a half years, it was just time for a change.

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Let’s talk a bit about the details!

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Bag Features:

  • adjustable messenger strap
  • recessed zipper
  • plenty of pockets, including a front magnetic snap pocket, back zippered pocket, 2 side gusset pockets, interior zippered divider pocket, and interior elastic pockets
  • fully lined and interfaced with sturdy construction techniques

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Experience Level: Intermediate

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Finished dimensions:
Bottom width: 16”(41cm)
Center height: 11”(28cm)
Center height (to closed recessed zipper): 9.75″(25cm)
Depth: 5”(13cm)

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Pattern Details:

  • clear, detailed color photographs and instructions to guide you through each step
  • professional, digitally produced pattern pieces
  • options given to cut pieces using pattern pieces only or combination of pattern pieces and rotary cutter
  • both imperial and metric amounts given for all requirements/measurements

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I had an absolutely fantastic group of testers that I am so grateful for, and I can’t wait to share their bags with you soon! The pattern really wouldn’t be what it is without their help, and I cannot thank them enough (although I’ll certainly try ;)). In the meantime, you can find the Airdrie Bag Pattern listing here.

Airdrie Bag Pattern

buynowbutton-1Happy sewing!