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Happy New Year everyone! SO much went on in my life in 2022. It was very long and a whirlwind and with so much personal stuff, that CWD took a back burner for most of it. However, I have lots of new plans for CWD for the New Year. The first is releasing my first pattern for 2023! I hope you like it as much as I do! Introducing The Morphing Convertible. PDF Info: The PDF pattern for The Morphing... Read more →


So here I am again so soon! LOL Amazed? Me too! Anyway I am super excited to show you my next new pattern for 2023! The Ruffled Runaway! PDF Info: The PDF pattern for The Ruffled Runaway has 39 pages of instructions which include 96 step by step colour photos. The pattern comes with written printing instructions as well as video instructions on downloading, saving, and printing for both a PC and Mac. Pattern pieces are included for both shaped... Read more →


So a LOT has been happening lately BUT I am happy to say that I finally have a new bag pattern to share with you. The Phoenix! DESCRIPTION: The Phoenix is a stylish handbag featuring exterior side gusset zipper pockets and a quick access phone pocket at the back. The roomy main compartment closes with a recessed zipper pocket. Inside you will find another zipper pocket. I like to add Pocket Supplement A for some additional slip pockets. There is... Read more →


YAY! At long last I am excited to share my newest pattern with you! The Bangle Dangle! PDF INFO: The PDF pattern for The Bangle Dangle has 52 pages of instructions which include 128 step by step colour photos. The pattern comes with written printing instructions as well as video instructions on downloading, saving, and printing for both a PC and Mac. Pattern pieces are included for both shaped and rectangular pieces, as well as cutting measurements for rectangular pieces,... Read more →


So I really was overwhelmed with a LOT of requests to have a full comprehensive PDF only for the Footloose Tote. Seems that there are still a LOT of you that simply prefer PDF's! LOL My bad for underestimating that! LOL So WOOP I can now let it be known that you CAN get a comprehensive PDF only in my usual detailed style! OH and the good news is, if you already purchased the video course, you get the comprehensive... Read more →


Oh hooray! At last it is time for me to share my latest Minimise to Maximise pattern, The Sneaky Satchel! The Sneaky Satchel is a part of my Minimise to Maximise Video course collection. Designed to be super quick and easy, the Collection is not like an ordinary PDF pattern. Video Course INFO: The Sneaky Satchel from the Minimise to Maximise Collection, is presented as a Video Course, for those of you enjoy more visual help. I show you how... Read more →


WOOP! I am so excited to introduce you to the Footloose Tote from the ChrisW Design Minimise to Maximise Collection. The Footloose Tote is a part of my Minimise to Maximise Video course collection. Designed to be super quick and easy, the Minimise Collection is not like an ordinary PDF pattern. Video Course INFO: The Footloose Tote from the Minimise to Maximise Collection, is presented as a Video Course, for those of you enjoy more visual help. I show you... Read more →


So testing The Strapfield Convertible was a little bit of a muddle fuddle and not all testers were able to finish by the tight schedule which I set myself and them! So today I would like to share the remaining tester photos with you! First up we have Sue of Dreamscape Studio with her fabulous Small Strapfield Convertible: Pamela of Bag a Vaughan also made a Small Strapfield Convertible: Tiina made a Large Strapfield Convertible: Last up but definitely not... Read more →


Well....its been a hard slog BUT finally I am ready to release my latest pattern and video course, The Strapfield Convertible! FEATURES: The Strapfield Convertible is a super versatile design which converts from over the shoulder to backpack in one easy swoop. It’s also super easy to convert from backpack or shoulder bag to a cross body bag too! Sporting loads of pocket options, you can choose from one main Front Slip Pocket or divide it into two, and even... Read more →


WOOHOO! I've been working hard and am SO happy to finally introduce you to The Upgrader PDF Pattern and Video Course. FEATURES: The Upgrader comes with two sizes to choose from. The small is the perfect sized handbag for a day out shopping where you don’t need to carry a ton of paraphernalia. The larger size is perfect if you like to carry a lot of extra things in your handbag. The Upgrader features a front slip pocket (perfect for... Read more →


I am EXCITED! Today I have a NEW Pattern and Video Course to share with you! Can you believe more than a year has passed since I released my last pattern? Meet The Allure; FEATURES: The Allure is a medium sized, roomy bag with an adjustable strap. Wear it on your shoulder or across your body. Featuring a super cool flap with trimmed zipper pocket, perfect for your keys. There is an exterior quick access phone pocket at the back... Read more →


WOOP! Today I have a FREE video pattern tutorial to share with you! The I’d Rather Be Sewing Grocery Tote is super fast and easy to make. It can be whipped up in an evening. With a simple technique to add some piping for definition and style, the tote is unlined to make it light and able to fold nice and flat for easy storage. Made from Home Decorator Fabrics, your tote will be durable and neatly finished with French... Read more →


YES! It's that time again! What 'time' you may ask? NEW pattern release time! YAY! My latest Easy Street Pattern, Gabbie's Grove: Gabbie’s Grove is a super quick and fun sew creating a unique, versatile foldover bag which you can use as a tote: Or fold it over and use as a shoulder or crossbody bag: Or put your arm through the Top Body Strap and use as a large clutch: You can even wear it as a foldover backpack... Read more →