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Hi Everyone, I have a new free pattern which is available in files section of our ChrisW Designs Patterns Group. If you haven't joined us in the group yet, please do!.....Aside from the free Gemini pouch pattern, we have sew along's and competitions where you can win patterns. There are loads of inspirational photos being posted all the time PLUS there is loads of help when you need it! It's just plain FUN to be a part of the group!... Read more →


Hello 2015 Bag of the Month Club members. The prizes have all been organized for this years contest and we are proud to announce that our amazing sponsors have been very generous and we are lucky to be able to provide 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prizes for each of the 6 bag designs, as well as 6 randomly drawn prizes. To Enter: If you are a club member, please link up your completed bag photos to the FLICKR GROUP... Read more →


Have you joined the ChrisW Designs Patterns Group yet? If so, you will be aware of the hive of activity due to the upcomin Sugar & Spice Sew Along! Sugar & Spice! Have you heard about the Sew Along yet? NO? Ok, so here's the low down: Rachel Of Tiger in a Tornado (don't you just love that name? LOL) is ever so kindly organising the Sew Along within our new Facebook Group and is doing a FAB job too,... Read more →


WOOHOO...I'm excited to be a designer and part of the 2015 Bag of The Month Club and even moreso when I was delivered with this months pattern, The Companion Carpet Bag by January's AWESOME designer, Samantha of Sewing Patterns by Mrs. H. As I've never used an internal bag frame before, I was especially excited to make up Samantha's pattern! I decided to make the smaller one to carry NOW, since I am designing wallets at the moment I do... Read more →


WOOHOO! I am very excited that today, pre-orders are going on sale for the Bag of the Month Club for 2015! If you are not familiar with the club, please click here to view the club offerings for 2014 so you can get a taste of the quality of bag patterns that are in store for you in 2015! The Details: 6 of the best bag sewing pattern designers in the business are teaming together to bring you a 6-month... Read more →


Without a doubt, this pattern was one of the most fun I have ever designed.....maybe because it really is nice and quick to make (Ok so it still took WEEKS to get this pattern together BUT that is beside the point!).... It's not very complicated at all! Trust me! Norma, one of my testers, made 5..... yes FIVE of them in the short time she had the pattern for testing! I have rated this pattern "Intermediate" only due to the... Read more →