Windy City Bags – book

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My favorite bags sewing book.  12 full sewing patterns and tutorials for these execllent professional looking and structured bags.  I love each and every one and think you will too.


Known for the gorgeous purses and bags that made Big-City Bags such a hit, Sara Lawson presents a fabulous new collection of high-fashion designs. Carry a designer bag that has great shape and style and is affordable to construct. These bags have it all!

  • Expand your skills with patterns for 12 sophisticated, structured bags
  • Create impressive gifts–alternate fabric styles provide even more inspiration
  • Confidently choose interfacing and add design details: fabric accents, purse hardware, zippers, and pockets

Reader review:

Another great book by Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness. Her patterns are always easy to follow with clear directions. This book has many different kinds of bags: small, medium and large purses, plus an overnight duffel and a backpack. Sara uses lots of fun hardware in her bags, which make them look more professional. There are also lots of tips in the book, including for choosing interfacing and fabrics. The layout of the book and the photographs are really well done. It’s a great book to add to your library! She has reviewed many of the bags on her blog. (You can tell I’m a fan of her work!)

UPDATE: December 26, 2015. I just made the Sweet Talk Bag from this book and I love it! See photo.


Buy the book on Amazon here:

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