Parcel #7 includes:
Barcelona Bag and Wallet by Pat Bravo
Butterfly Sling Purse by Emmaline Patterns
Evelyn Hangbag by ChrisW Designs
Midtown Messenger Bag by Betz White
Betty Bowler by Swoon Sewing Patterns
BONUS PATTERN: Daphne Bag by Clover & Violet
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Now you have an idea of what's going on here's the bag I chose to make. The Butterfly Sling Purse by Janelle at Emmaline Bags. I had been wanting to make this bag for ages and never seemed to find the time so this was the perfect opportunity.
I love this bag with all it's pockets for keeping everything organized and although it's not a big bag it's surprisingly roomy.
I made a few changes like the twist lock which I didn't have so I added a snap button instead.
Under the inside zipper was a clear vinyl pocket for an ID card but I wouldn't use it so I added a pocket to match the one on the opposite side. I decided to add a flap, which isn't in the pattern, because I knew I would put something in it and would probably loose the contents when I opened up the bag. Nothing will fall out now.
Both main zipper pockets have 6 card slots each.
And the two halves are held securely by the magnetic buttons on each side. Mine are pretty strong but just to make sure there is a strap feature which keeps everything safe and secure.
Another change was I didn't use D rings on the side bag tabs. I used detachable hooks so I could put the whole thing into a larger bag when I don't want to use the strap. It works great as a clutch also.
I have this teapot with flowers in my sewing room and thought to put it next to the purse to give you a better idea of the size.
I would have loved to have made the other bags also but as always time is an issue.
Over the next two weeks you'll get to see what each blogger made from the parcel so make sure you check out the ones before and after mine.
Friday, November 7 Stitched || Sew Exhausted
Saturday, November 8 Made by Sara ||Oliver's Fancy || Strawberry Patch Ramblings
Sunday, November 9 from a box || Mia's Creations || MOMENTS
Monday, November 10 owen's olivia || While she was sleeping
Tuesday, November 11 Nutta || Radiant Home Studio || La Pantigana
Wednesday, November 12 Sew Fishsticks || Stacy Sews || Stitching Insane || GnomeAngel
Thursday, November 13 Needle and Ted || Patchouli Moon Studio || Sprouting JubeJube || The Crazy Tailor
Friday, November 14 Casa Crafty || A Jennuine Life || 'So, Zo... What do you know?'
Saturday, November 15 Stitches by Laura || Rebekah Sews || Serger Pepper
Sunday, November 16 Blogs Like A Mother || Vicky Myers creations || Blossom Heart Quilts
Monday, November 17 Shanni Loves || So Sew Easy || GYCT Designs || Tiger In A Tornado
Tuesday, November 18 The Nosy Pepper || Keep Calm and Carrion || There & Back || Sewing Sober
Wednesday, November 19 Sew Like My Mom || Knot Sew Normal || Stacy Sews || sewVery
Thursday, November 20 Mimi's Mom || Our Family Four || shades of BOLD || Modern Handcraft
Friday, November 21 Shawnta Sews || Lulu & Celeste || Amanda Rose || Robin's Fabric Nest || House of Pinheiro