Kiwi Bagineers Bag of the Week
April and May 2023
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So here's the short version round-up of the featured bags of the week for April and May 2023.
There were so many great bags to choose from...
The Clamshell Sling by Spencer Ogg Sewing Patterns
The first featured pattern in our “soft” trials was the Clamshell Sling. If you thought Bum Bags were a thing of the past you were wrong.
Can be worn around the waist or as a sling and who knew you could fit so many pockets into a little bag.
As always Diane's patterns are easy to follow and full of great tips.
- Get the pattern Hardware is optional for this kit. See pattern for details.
The Sophia Tote By Crafted By Leanne
What’s not to love?
It’s a beautiful tote style bag with a recessed zipper and gorgeous curves.
Bling it up with O rings like the picture above or use rectangular rings.
“She's fun and functional, how will you style yours?”
The Karvi Mini Backpack by Bagstock Designs
Are you a fan of portable bags? What about compact backpacks that allow you to carry all your necessary items for a day out?
The bag features lots of pockets and is a fun and slightly challenging make.
- Front zipper pocket on the exterior
- Front slip pocket on the exterior
- Two interior slip pockets
- Interior zipper pocket
The Double Trouble Collection By Bags By Bags Of Style
The Double Trouble Collection boasts a clutch and crossbody bag in a unique double compartment style that closes with a single zipper. It became an immediate best seller on Etsy.
The smaller clutch version, can also double as a cross body.
Check out the bonus skill instructions provided by Christine with this pattern
The Himalaya Cross-body Bag by Hemazing Patterns.
The Himalaya Crossbody Bag is the perfect accessory for busy people, the ideal size for daily errands or a night out.
Feeling creative? With four pieces on the front, this bag provides you an opportunity to showcase your creativity and personal style by using various fabric combinations. Keep it subtle and classy or fab and funky.
The Vega Backpack by Crafted By Leanne
A fun and functional backpack...with NO BINDING? Yep, due to its crafty construction there is not a stitch of binding in sight.
This nifty backpack has a handle as well as straps and features an interior zipper pocket and a slip pocket.
But the really cool thing is this: Lift the flap and uncover a vertical zipper which undoes all the way to the bottom of the bag, peeling back the sides for easy access to all your goodies.
The Corkordion Raw Edge Wallet By Spencer Ogg Sewing Patterns
Designed for non-fraying fabrics such as cork, vinyl, clear vinyl, jelly vinyl and leather.
The quickest, slimmest wallet you ever made, and it comes in two sizes.
It’s an excellent batch making pattern for sew-to-sell, as its quick, has very few components and uses just the smallest scrap of fabric.
Super-slim this accordion design comes in two sizes and features:
- 2 Credit card pockets which fit numerous cards
- A slip pocket for coupons or receipts
- Large compartment for notes.
- Accordion sides so coins remain secure inside even when open.
- Virtually no hardware - budget friendly
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