Miranda is the perfect girl to tag along for your day on the go.
This moderate sized, yet roomy tote doubles as your personal assistant, offering pockets to keep everything organized. File folders, magazines, even your favorite chocolate fit nicely.
Enjoy 'Summer' year-round with this fabulous and flirty 'go anywhere' tote. Summer has it all, inside and outside pockets, zip top and smart handles that never tire. Easy zipper installation. More details.
Chloe is the goddess of zip, zing and all things sassy. Chloe uses three fat quarters of fabric, can be made with fashion or fabric purse handles and includes several inside pockets. Chloe is the first in our line of 'Goddess' patterns and she dreams of being covered in wonderful embellishments.
You would be surprised at how much this fabric wallet can hold. It's loaded with pockets for all of your cards, coins and cash. Dollar bills folded in half fit comfortably. Use your Wonder Wallet when you don't want to carry everything with you. Finished size: 4 1/4" X 3" (closed)
This smart looking purse is easy to make and very functional. The inside is fully lined and the purse features a back pocket. Use any standard zipper and find out how easy it is to put a zipper in using Lazy Girl's trademark 'Sew Easy' zipper installation technique. Finished size: 7" x 9".
Veronica is just dreamy! She's sophisticated enough for a night on the town and still charming enough for a stroll in the park - she can't wait to go with you! Veronica is fully lined with two inside pockets and has a flap closure secured by Velcro. Special Note: The cover of the project is not appropriate for directional prints because the fabric wraps around the bag from the front, across the bottom, up the other side. 9" x 7".
NOTE: Typo in the first printing. Under the 'Veronica Viewfinder', it reads '...make a mark 1 1/2" from the side edges...' This measurement should be 1".
This elegant little Gracie Handbag is just the right size (15"w x 10"h) to hold all of your essentials. With vintage charm & the glamour of a silent film star, Gracie is fully-lined with six inside pockets & a flap closure secured by Velcro. Note that this project is not appropriate for directional prints because the of how the fabric wraps around the bag. Basic quilting & sewing skills required. For added stability, you may be interested in using the Acrylic Base (LGD500) in the bottom of your bag.
This stylish quilted fabric purse is easy to make and very functional. The inside is loaded with 9 pockets for everything from your cell phone and sunglasses to pens and a nail file. The zipper is lazy Girl's trademark 'No-Fear" zipper instructions. Finished size is Approx 14" x 8.5". There is also a bonus goodie included in this pattern.
This unassuming little cutie really packs a wallop - and a number of other things! This purse is ideal for vacations or traveling light. It's nicer than a fanny pack, less bulky than a traditional purse, and will lie securely next to your body. The 2 inside pockets are big enough for a cell phone, check book and glasses. there is also one pocket on the back. Consider making a Wonder Wallet to go with your new purse. Finished size approx: 8" x 9".
This unbelievable City Bag is perfect as a briefcase or a purse - you decide! Measuring 11" x 17", it features a ton of pockets, fully lined, handles & a shoulder strap. Use any standard zipper & find out how easy it is to put a zipper in using Lazy Girl's trademark 'No-Fear' zipper installation technique. Basic sewing & quilting skills required. For added stability, you may be interested in purchasing the Bag-E-Bottom (LGD502 - Size C) custom acrylic base to use in the bottom of your bag.
Chelsea is a wonderful combination of a tote bag & a backpack. She's a little of each with a whole lot of personality! Measuring 14" tall with an 8" square bottom, you can wear her over your shoulder with one strap or unzip the strap & she's a backpack. Cinch her closed by pulling the shoulder strap through the loop & you're ready to go! Easy zipper installation.
NOTE: Use a 1/4" seam allowance for this project.
The Newport Tote bag pattern is a fantastic bag that will quickly become your favorite. The unique handle & loop design allows you to carry the bag a number of different ways. This fully-lined bag is quilted and has inside & outside pockets. Bag size is 18" wide across the top of bag, 13.5" high from top to bottom edges & 6" x 12" rectangle.
Nickie, Nickita & Nickole (shown top to bottom) are three zippin' sisters. Nickities are wonderful & can be made from fat quarters, pre-quilted fabrics or a bunch of scraps. Nickie measures 6" x 12", Nickita is 3" x 4" x 9" and Nickole measures 7" x 12". These fun bags are all made from the same set of ingredients with an all-purpose zipper that is easy to install.
What is a WhatNot? It's a Basket, Purse, Doorstop & more. It's the perfect practice square too. All you need are two squares of fabric & a little batting if you like. This is a great way to use fat quarters & leftover quilt blocks as well as unusable leftovers, practice pieces & miscellaneous scraps. It doesn't matter what size your squares are. How easy can that be?
These handy little pouches are perfect for all kinds of great things. Whether you need a little bag for your sewing supplies, to use with your luggage or to throw in your purse or backpack, there is a perfect size for you. The inside is fully lined. Use any standard zipper and find out how easy it is to put a zipper in using Lazy Girl's trademark 'Sew Easy' zipper installation technique. This pieced pattern is also a 'Fat Quarter Cutie', which means these pouches can be made from fat quarter cuts of fabric. Finished sizes: small - 5" x 7"; medium - 7" x 10"; large - 9" x 13". Front of pouch can be decorated with buttons, ribbons, beads, embroidery or appliqué.
These fantastic baskets will find their way into every room in your house. Baskets are great for candy, mail, dinner rolls, cosmetics or sewing supplies. Made from fat quarter cuts of fabric. Finished size: 8" x 8" x 2"
Think of Katy as an extra pocket with a handle. And who couldn't use an extra pocket from time to time? Katy uses two fat quarters of fabric, is quick and easy to make and lives to be embellished.
The Katy Bags pattern was named by Diane Salera and Laurie Sengo, owners of Cloth Carousel in Winters, CA. Cloth Carousel won the grand prize in the Laziest Shop in America challenge in 2004 and were given the opportunity to name this pattern due to their big win. See Challenge Results.
8" x 8"
This fabric Fanny Pack or Purse is destined to become one of your favorites. It's big enough to carry all of your essentials and offers extra pockets for keeping track of smaller items. This pattern offers a variety of design options to suit your tastes. Features: Fully lined bag, interior and front pockets. Approximate size: 7" X 5"
The Whimsy Bag tote pattern is a great all-purpose tote. With six large exterior pockets, this bag is ideal for everything from a sewing tote to a diaper bag. Fill this easy to make bag with whatever meets your whimsy. Features: Six large exterior pockets, lined interior and padded handles. Finished size approx: 17" wide x 11" height.
This beautiful and easy to make fabric checkbook cover is a refreshing replacement to that old vinyl cover from the bank. Great for gifts! Fits standard top-bound checks and registers. Features inside pockets for checks and registry, elastic page holder for registry, pen holder, and padded cover. Finished size: 6 1/2" x 3 1/2" (closed)
Two sizes "Wide Bag" 17"WX12"HX4"D and "Deep Bag" 12"WX15"HX4"D. This unique look is achieved by sewing bands of fabric to a base fabric, creating a "shingled" or layered look. These easy to make tote bags are fully lined with interior pocket. These tote bags are not designed to carry heavy items, such as a sewing machine. They are spacious enough to carry your essentials and can be glamorous enough to replace your purse.
Two sizes 14"WX9HX9"D and 17"WX11"HX11"D. This cute, lined fabric duffel bag has triangular sides when zipped closed, Large opening for easy access. Choice of handle lengths with an optional shoulder strap. Inside and outside pocket. These duffle bags are not designed to carry heavy items. Constructed of 100% cotton fabric, matching thread, 22" zipper and polyester batting. All pieces are individually quilted with a design of your choice and lined prior to final assembly. All interior seams are finished.
Decorate a doorknob or drawer pull with this gorgeous hanging pocket. Fill it with anything that fits your fancy. Add your own finishing touches and dress it up to fit any mood or style. Keep your glasses or remote control handy or fill with dried flowers. The possibilities are endless.
These stylish little fabric bags are great for any kind of take alongs. The large zippered bag (14" x 6") is filled with inside pockets and has a zippered closure. The drawstring bag (4" x 6") is just big enough for a few little goodies.
You will wonder how you got along without this for so long! This handy organizer is just the thing to keep all your essentials nearby when you've settled in to your favorite chair or couch. Fill it with items for the TV, phone, sewing or your favorite craft. Requires less than one yard of fabric and takes about an hour to make. Finished size: 10" x 21 1/2.
Are you looking for purse patterns? Or a specific purse pattern? Or perhaps easy quilt patterns, the Lazy Angle Ruler, or our very popular Flying Geese Ruler? Oh, maybe you've heard about our fabulous Bag-E-Bottoms which offer support for your fabric or knit felted purse bag creations.
Did you hear about our Bold Bags book? We had a great time with the Exclusively You line of mock croc and faux leather from Leisure Arts. We were very nearly drooling over these fabulous purse handles, leather and crocodile purse making supplies.
Well, Lazy Girl Designs has fabric purse pattern such as our Towne Purse, tote bag patterns such as our Summer Tote, handbag patterns like our Chloe Handbag, and easy bag patterns of all kinds. Lazy Girl also offers a handful of fabulous easy quilt patterns. We even have a free purse pattern, free quilt patterns, free tote bag pattern, and free embellishment ideas to welcome you into the Land of Lazy as we sometimes call it.
So, tell me, do you think you are a Lazy Girl? All you need to do is try one of our easy sewing patterns to make quilted handbags and join other Lazy Girls in discovering how easy it is to install a zipper, make a fabric purse just like you are the star of Project Runway creating your one of a kind purse designs.
Have you seen Joan Hawley of Lazy Girl Designs on TV with Kaye Wood from Kaye’s Quilting Friends or Sue Hausmann of America Quilts Creatively? Watch Joan Hawley and Kaye Wood online at http://www.kayewoodtv.com/
Oh, and if you need help finding a quilt store, we have a list of those, too. Our Lazy Girl approach to fabric purses, handbag patterns, tote bags of all kinds and more, is easy, quick, and enjoyable. We look forward to hearing about your Lazy adventures when you try our products.
- Joan Hawley, Owner, Lazy Girl Designs