Thursday, April 18, 2013

Loft Creations Little Purse pattern and PDF pattern giveaway.

Hi everyone,

One of my favourite quilting blogs to visit is Loft Creations so
I was thrilled last year when Stephanie allowed me to join her happy band of pattern testers.
Stephanie calls her group of pattern testers her Supremes and I have to say I feel I'm in exalted company as they all do such beautiful work.
The pattern I had the pleasure of testing is this one



If you've never made a bag before I can't recommend Stephanie's patterns highly enough. The instructions are clearly explained and you just can't go wrong.

Here's the bag I made using some fun fabrics by Michael Miller.



I think this would be the perfect bag for spring and summer. Use linen and change the look or try piping instead of ric rak or lace. The possibilities are endless. I know my daughter will want the giraffes so I'm going to need to make another bag for myself.

Stephanie has kindly offered a PDF version of the pattern to one of my readers. If you would like to enter the giveaway please leave a comment on this post only.
Please be sure you are not a noreply blogger as then I will have no way to contact you should you be the lucky winner.
I'll draw the winner on April 25th. Good luck!

Margaret

56 comments:

Samplers, Silks and Linens said...

I would love the chance to win, the bags look adorable - Amanda

Vickie said...

ooOoo! I made a bag for myself two years ago. I have not made one since. If the instructions are easy, I would very much like a chance to win the pattern. Thank you! And yours is great by the way. ;)

Giovanna said...

A very pretty finish, and what a gorgeous fabric - well done.

Rita said...

Beautiful!

greenrabbitdesigns said...

It's gorgeous Margaret, I love your giraffes! :)
V xxx

Karen said...

Such a sweet bag, I know my youngest daughter would love it too!

Gill said...

What a fabulous bag!
I'd love to make one for myself!!

Margaret said...

How cool is that that you are a pattern tester! Nice bag! I have no idea if I could even make a bag. lol! I guess I could give it a try though. Thanks to Loft Creations and you for the giveaway.

stitchinpenny said...

I love her patterns and I love the fabric choices you made in making up the pattern. The two samples couldn't be more different or better representations.

Phyllis said...

Really cute bag!

Barbara said...

I absolutely love your fabric choices - awesome color contrast

Lee D said...

She's right it is a cute little purse and your fabric choices make even cuter!

Sandie @ crazy'boutquilts said...

Very sweet bag! Your giraffes are wonderful!

Sheila said...

Well, well, well, you sly old dog!
It´s lovely :)
Congratulations on being a pattern tester and cute fabric too.

Caz said...

Looks like the size of bag that I liketo use. Your one is beautifully made!

Candace said...

I love your bag, Margaret as I'm sure your daughter will! Your work is beautiful as well! As a fellow Supreme, you can leave my name out of the drawing! Good luck to everyone!
Cheers!

Joyce said...

I love bags of any size and shape..this is beautiful!

barbara woods said...

i would make that up , i love it! thanks for the chance

Judy Cooper Textile Images said...

Those bags look lovely! I'd love to make one (or two) of them :)

Judy Cooper Textile Images said...

Those bags look lovely! I'd love to make one (or two) of them :)

Diane H said...

I've been itching to make myself a lovely bag. Yours is beautiful. Thanks to both of you.

Bev C said...

Hello,

Thanks for the opportunity to win the bag pattern. Love the name that Stephanie gave you all.

Happy days.
Bev.

Maureeneh said...

A lovelt little bag- would love to win the pattern.

Kathy H said...

Cute bag pattern and you did a lovely job. I love the fabrics you chose too. Thanks for the chance.

Tatkis said...

What a lovely bag! So cute!

I'd love to win a pattern :)

Hugs,
Tatyana

This Dog's Mom said...

I love the giraffes! The bag would look great with elephants too! Or hearts or flowers or birds. The possibilities are endless! Thanks for the chance to win the pattern!

Barb said...

What an adorable bag!

Jan said...

Count me in please Margaret - that looks like a great pattern and so versatile with the different fabrics used. Yours is so cute and Stephanie's is so elegant. Thanks - and greetings from Down Under.

cucki said...

So pretty x

Patchwork and Play said...

I love your choice of fabrics- the green spot is perfect!

Liz - Moments said...

Hi Margaret,
You know i would like to win the pattern....i even have th perfect fabrc pucked out...LOL
Hugs,
Liz
P.s...I'll pist about your giveaway later when I get home...don' t knw hw t do it fromh iPad...LOL

Mii Stitch said...

Margaret, you've done a really lovely work with this bag. I love the choice of fabric, the giraffes are just fab! I have a sewing machine & can just about make easy things. If you believe I'll understand & be able to make this, then please feel free to add my name to your giveaway. Otherwise, I'd rather leave a chance to more advanced blogfriends to win this pattern. Have a lovely weekend x

annemarie said...

Love your purse and would love this pattern!

Margaret said...

Hi, I am glad to meet you. I came over from Loft Creations. Love this bag. I like to make easy useful bags and this is right up my alley.

KatheG said...

Love the bag - great work. Also love your needlework. Thanks.

Linda Mc said...

I love the Little Purse pattern. What a wonderful opportunity to showcase the Little Purse pattern as well as some beautiful fabrics, both whimsical and elite. Would love to win the pattern. Thank you for sharing.

Jusmom1 said...

I would love to win a copy! Thanks for the chance to win!

saras said...

I would love to win!

hazel said...

Hi, such a lovely bag Margaret and I am sure Dee will love one as well. Congratulations on being chosen as a pattern tester, nice to know your talent has been recognise.

Hugs
Hazel c(UK)

Patti-Rocky Mtn Stitcher said...

They are adorable!!! What wonderful gifts they will make. BTW your stitching is beautifu!

Tina Bunton said...

I would love to try my hand at a bag ;)

MakeItJoyful said...

What a cute bag from Loft Creations.

Sandy said...

This looks like such a simple, fun bag! I love the fabrics you used. Would love to win this pattern.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Adorable fabric choices for Stephanie's cute bag pattern!

Birgitt Dom said...

I would also love to win. The bags are very pretty.
Regards
Birgitt
Ritterin(at)web.de

Just Ramblin' said...

I love the bag and the colors your chose. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Nola

Marsha said...

I love making bags. The giraffe fabric is just too cute!

Kate/Massachusetts said...

What a lovely blog! You are going right into favorites! Thank you for the chance to enter your giveaway!

Michelle said...

Oh its lovely Margaret so pretty. Would love to be entered thank you x

Yvonne W said...

The bag is gorgeous! Would love to enter the draw.

Joy said...

I love Stephanie's little purse and your version would make a perfect spring/summer accessory. Congrats on joining her'supremes'
Joy UK xx

Anonymous said...

Your purse is adorable. Thank you for letting me enter the drawing.

Darlis
darlisj@kinex.net

Paula said...

That bag is lovely. I can imagine the endless possibilities. A bag for every season.

Susan said...

Great looking purse...
Hugs
Susan

Karoline said...

Gorgeous bag, congratulations

Brigitte said...

Thank you so much for the link. Althougfh I won 't use it right now, I'll do so from August on. There are some wonderful bags there and they seem to be not too difficult to make.