New Design ‘Suzi’ Plays Well With Our Bag-E-Bottoms

Lazies, Let’s get to know Suzi better. First up, here are the two sizes, medium and large. Gosh I love these new little Girls. A very clever Cassy Sanchez on Facebook called her a ‘toddler’ – I love it.  We’ll also take a look at Suzi in action, organizing and corralling the goodies in my Margo Handbag. We met Suzi in last week’s blog post.

Choose the size Suzi you need based on organizing a little or a lot.
These gorgeous fabrics are ‘Habitat’ by Michele D’Amore for Benartex.

And here’s the final pattern cover. I love this fabric!

Suzi Purse Insert & More, #LGD129

Suzi Details
Medium Suzi: 6 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ x 3″
Large Suzi: 8 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ x 3″

Arrival Date: Suzi will be here by mid-November!
Suggested Retail: $9.

Purse Insert
Let’s take a closer look at all that essential junk in my purse. It’s a party in there! Here is the purse I’m currently carrying and its contents. I usually have to move the bottom-feeders hanging around loose in my purse to make room for my stainless steel water bottle.

Here is my medium Suzi loaded with my stuffy-stuff.

Here’s Suzi going to work inside Margo. Suzi leaves enough room inside the bag to use the bag pockets, too. And now I have room for more, especially my stainless-steel water bottle.

Suzi Sizes
Suzi is designed to work specifically with my bag patterns, but she plays well with others, too.

Medium Suzi fits bags that use our Bag-E-Bottoms sizes A-F.
Large Suzi fits bags that use our Bag-E-Bottoms sizes A, C, D, F.

Simply put, Suzi will work with all of our bags which use any of our Bag-E-Bottoms bag supports. The medium sized Suzi even fits bags that use our smallest size Bag-E-Bottom size B in purses including our Towne Purse and Veronica Pocketbook. It may be a snug fit, so consider leaving off the outside pockets for use in these bags.

Suzi Supplies
Medium Suzi uses 3 fat quarters of fabric and a bit of fusible interfacing. (Batting is not appropriate for Suzi.)
Large Suzi uses 4 fat quarters and a bit of fusible interfacing.

Here’s the back of the pattern with all the project information.

Click image to enlarge.

See all of the Michele D’Amore ‘Habitat’ fabrics at Benartex here.

More Suzi next week!

Enjoy!
Joan

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13 Responses to “New Design ‘Suzi’ Plays Well With Our Bag-E-Bottoms”

  1. Sharon Phagan — October 18, 2010 @ 8:45 am

    Can’t wait for it to come out. It is just so cleaver the way you make things so easy to do.

  2. Penny — October 18, 2010 @ 8:55 am

    Oh my gosh a mini one!!!! I want one for Christmas gifts!!!!!

    Penny who is happy to be alive today! Gorgeous outside!

  3. Sauni Rae — October 18, 2010 @ 9:11 am

    Can not wait for Suzi to arrive! But I am wondering…can we put a bagEbottom IN Suzi? What size would we use?

  4. Patricia Hogge — October 18, 2010 @ 9:12 am

    Ohhh YIPPEE YAY!!! I can’t wait to get this Lazy Girl Pattern. Miss Suzi is what I have been waiting for. :-) This will make up into some GREAT Christmas gifts. “Thank You” Joan. I am a HAPPY Lazy Girl. XOXOXO

  5. Patricia Hogge — October 18, 2010 @ 9:17 am

    OoPs!!! In my excitement about Suzi, I forgot to ask my question. What kind of interfacing would you recommend for making Suzi? I don’t normally use medium to heavy weight fusable interfacing…so this will be a new experience for me. I would appreciate recommended brand-names that you find most useful. Thanks so much. :-)

  6. Linda — October 18, 2010 @ 9:30 am

    I love this sweet new baby….I know I will be making one for all the bags…I can’t wait..Will we be noitfied when pre-order time is on….I am up for that…Linda Clark

  7. Patsy — October 18, 2010 @ 11:11 am

    Hi am also anxious to get the pattern! It is such a good idea to have a “removable” purse insert so if you want to you can switch it to another purse in a hurry.

  8. NancyB in AZ — October 18, 2010 @ 1:15 pm

    I love Suzi! Can’t wait to make her. Just what I need. I hope she comes out in time to make some for Christmas presents. Thanks

  9. Mrs. Joanz — October 18, 2010 @ 5:58 pm

    Can we fast forward to mid-November! I want to start these! What perfect gifts they will make! I want to start cutting my fabric!

  10. Sheila Perl — October 18, 2010 @ 9:04 pm

    What a clever pattern, Joan!
    I can’t wait to organize my purse!

  11. Gina.S — October 20, 2010 @ 10:58 am

    Can’t wait for the pattern to get her! My mom has wanted one of these for her purse for along time. Guess what she’s getting for christmas.

  12. Cassy — November 1, 2010 @ 10:47 am

    Hi Joan,

    Thanks for the kuddos but I must say they need to go to all your fabulous patterns. I can’t wait until this little toddler gets into my chaotic mess I call a purse. :-)

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