Bag of the Month Club Feed

OK I have to admit I am totally BLOWN away by the amazing work of the ladies in the Bag of the Month Club with their Podiums. Their work is absolutely GORGEOUS and so creative! So I just have to share a selection of them here! SO hard to choose.... They are ALL amazing! I wanted to share them all here BUT there are so many so I have chosen a random selection of some of them to share with... Read more →

Oh boy.... Today I am both super excited AND super nervous at being the first cab of the rank for the Bag of the Month Club for 2018. So I may as well just bite the bullet and DO THIS.... DRUMROLL.......Introducing The Podium, my contribution to the club for January. The pattern has now been added to all membership accounts! If you haven't joined yet, there is still time to join, click here to sign up! The Podium is a... Read more →

WOOP! Registration is now OPEN for the 2018 Bag of the Month Club! This is the club’s 5th year, and each year our members have grown in numbers and the fun has accelerated! If you are not familiar with the club, please visit the Bag of the Month Club website to see past offerings for 2014 though 2017. THE DETAILS Six of the best bag sewing pattern designers in the business are teaming together to bring you a 6-month membership... Read more →

YAY! Today I am happy to announce my latest design for the Bag of the Month Club for June 2017, the Factotum. The pattern has now been added to all membership accounts! If you haven't joined yet, there is still time to join and get all of this seasons patterns, click here to sign up! The Factotum is the perfect office tote bag! At the front of the bag, under the flap, are pen pockets, slip pockets, a divided middle... Read more →

I can't believe a whole season is nearly over again for the Bag of the Month club! And with it, a whole year! Time flies when you are having fun! July * Sadie by Swoon Patterns * Individual Release - January August * The Swim & Gym bag by Sewing Patterns by Mrs H * Individual Release - February September * The Highline Tote by Betz White * Individual Release - March October * The Coalition Bag by Sew Sweetness... Read more →

Today I have yet another beautiful tester version of the Carriers Conquest bag to share with you. This one is by Daryl of Patchouli Moon Studio. Daryl has been a long time tester and good friend of mine for a while now and sadly just recently lost her mom (I've been thinking of you the whole time Daryl) she ran a little late getting her tester bag done....Personally I find it amazing she was able to complete it at all,... Read more →

Finally it's time for me to introduce my November 2016 bag of the Month Club bag - The Carriers Conquest! The pattern has now been added to all membership accounts! UPDATE: 1st May 2017 - Pattern available to ALL in my website shop NOW! The Carriers Conquest will not only be a stylish addition to your handbag collection, but a practical one too with loads of pockets to keep you organised. Featuring two spacious top edge zipper pockets with quick... Read more →

I must admit we really had an AWESOME January to June 2016 Bag of the Month Club season. Now that the season has come to a close its time to announce the winners of the prizes so generously offered by our wonderful sponsors. Do you spot YOUR bag? If so, send us an email to (with name, email address and prize or prize # for the Random prizes) by Sunday, July 31st to claim your prize. Winners will be... Read more →

Now that the Jan-June bag of the Month Club is over, we are busy bringing the competition to a close! The Bag of the Month Club fairies have been hard at work again... Some of us had to consult friends, co-workers and other "industry professionals" to come up with our finalists for the Jan - June prizes. It was a tough job, but we've narrowed down the entries to 10 for each month. We have all been astounded by the... Read more →

YAY! Ellen is once again back with us for another Sew Along. This time she's sewing my June pattern for the Bag of the Month club, The Lunar Collection , currently only available to members of the Bag of the Month Club until July 1st when it will be released for everyone else. Ellen will step you through the sewing of the Lunar Collection bags (applies to all sizes) with loads of extra photos and awesome tips and tidbits to... Read more →

Well here we are again....My month for the Bag of the Month Club. I've really been itching to share my design with you! It's been a bit of an evolution actually! I started out with a Large (Full Moon) Traveler size....then I decided to add a Small (Half Moon) Weekender or Overnight size.....and then my daughter Amy planted the idea in my head that it would be great to have an even smaller in a last minute rush, along... Read more →

Who can believe we are already well into our third month of the Bag of the Month Club? WOW is this year buzzing! With 3 patterns already released, I thought it is a good time to give you a little look into how things are coming along! So let's take a look at the patterns already released! First up was January's Backgammon bag by Betz White: It's a really fun bag that is a great way to feature some of... Read more →