Category Archives: Sewing patterns

New clutch bag pattern on the horizon

WITH the Rural Correspondent Bag safely launched,  I have turned my attentions to the second spring/summer release, the Boxford Clutch Bags. This pattern is called a clutch bag, but can be made with or without a purchased or simple handle. There are two versions, both very different to each other. One has pleats at the base and a simple rounded flap, while the other has a shaped flap and front pocket. Both have a very utilitarian and distinctly 1940s boxy … Continue reading

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New policy for Charlies Aunt patterns

IT’S cold and snowy here and I still can’t get over the excitement of looking at the garden covered in a thick white blanket of snow. I have always loved the winter months and snow in particular, so I have really missed wintery scenes while living in sunny Perth. I took a picture (right) of the new Country Courier Bag, the pattern for which will be out later this month via Indygo Junction, hanging on a tree in my snowy … Continue reading

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New pattern projects for Charlies Aunt

IT has been some time since my last blog (sounds a bit like going to confession when you put it like that) but that hasn’t stopped me thinking about sewing, fabric and pattern design. I guess they are not bad vices to have if you consider the options, but I think my ex-husband would disagree. He despaired of me buying reems of cloth, buttons and beads and then trying to squirrel them away surreptitiously. Anyway, now I only have myself and … Continue reading

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