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Introducing Rebecca’s Bag Pattern

Rebecca’s Bag Pattern

I love large oversized bags for the function and the drama! Rebecca’s Bag has a simple yet elegant shape. It is a bag that can you can grab to go shopping, to the beach or for memosa with the girls.

You will definitely want to make several versions so you can play with the colors and textures of the vinyls. There are a lot of fun ones out there.

Version 1 is made with 8 to 12 gauge clear vinyl. Version 2 can be just as fun but is the lined version best made with solid vinyl. You can also make the middle panel pop with a different color vinyl for either version. Let your imagination run wild. I also want to put some vinyl names or saying on a clear version with my Cricut machine.

This bag has plenty of room for everything you need to carry. Sorry I am not responsible if your spouse and kids put too many items in here. A quick trip to the store you can put all your goodies in it. It folds down nicely so you could fold it up and put it in your checked bag and use it to carry all those souvenirs back from your trip. Of course that is when we can travel again. The measurements are approximately 25 inches wide x 11 inches tall

To Celebrate Rebecca’s Launch she is on sale for $6 USD for the first week! Use coupon code REBECCA. Pick up your pattern here Rebecca’s Bag Pattern

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Introducing Posh Bracelet Bag

Who does not love a new handbag!! A good handbag tops off an outfit beautifully. I own a lot of handbags from mid range to designer, I have made so many handbags over the last few years many of which were helping pattern designers test their bags.

I love a lot of different types of bags from the practical to the just for fun to those for special occasions. I think you need some of everything. One thing I found I wanted was more bags that push the envelop on style. Something more cutting edge of fashion and even items you may see carried down the runway. That’s why I really wanted to start designing my own bags. 


Last week I lived that dream by launching my first bag pattern. Posh Bracelet Bag. She is a small wonder. She was designed to give you that “posh” look, something a bit special that you want to wear when you don’t want the usual oversized, overwork tote but also with a crossbody so she can still be practical for running errands.

Posh is approximately 8 inches wide and 7.5 inches tall but don’t worry she can carry everything you need while on the run. I stuffed in there a small wallet, sunglasses, compact, ChapStick, sunglasses, and of course courtesy of Corona a mask. She can be made with cotton, vinyl, cork and soft leather. 


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Good Golly Miss Molly!!

Sallie Tomato is Relaunching Molly!

Molly is a great bag by Sallie Tomato that I recently tested for her relaunch and she is a beauty!! I never made the original bag under its original name Union St. Satchel so I can’t compare but I can say this bag is a pretty easy make with big style!!

Molly is a great tote bag that has a really cute feature that allows you to clip the sides in to make a fun new shape. Coupled with the snap closer I feel this also helps with the safety of this bag that does not have a zipper closer. I like the extra security. The bag is 19 inches wide, 12 inches high, and 7.5 inches deep.


My Make, I must admit I was a little worried this bag was not quite my normal style but I truly love it now that is made. I made it with Terrarium by Jason Yenter purchased at The Fabric Candy Shoppe.

I used a shiny black croc embossed vinyl for the handles. It took me forever to figure out my fabric choices  and was a bit nervous if this would work but now I love it!! Even my husband commented on much he likes the look!!  “It’s very Springy!” was his exact comment.


Now that I have carried the bag for couple weeks I can say it is such a fun bag to carry! It is  perfect for the summer and to wear with fun solid summer dresses. It also pairs well with jean shorts and a tank top I am living in to survive the Texas summer heat. Overall this pattern is a real winner in my book. A pretty quick make and I would say good for even a confident beginner. The only thing I would change for my next one would be to not put on the side strap D ring and clip and just attach it all the way up. Definitely not a flaw just a choice.


What do you think of this bag! It you would like to try it head over the Sallie Tomato and grab a copy!

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