Hello everyone! Can you believe it is almost June?....JUNE! YIKES! The year is FLYING by! I do hope everyone has been busy sewing up a storm! I know I have! I am just finishing up my contribution to the Bag of the Month Club. Would you like a little sneak peek? I can hardly wait to show it ALL to you BUT....for now it is still a secret....don't you just love secrets? ! OK....so enough rambling from me! Today... Read more →


Today I have a guest blog post to share with you, written by my friend Karen. Karen's been sharing pics of her wonderful work with me for a long time now so I am really loving the fact that she has offered to share some of her ideas and wisdom here with us today! In fact I am BLOWN away by the fact that she is also going to make her guest posts a regular feature too! WOOHOO! As many... Read more →


YAY! Finally the time has come where I can release my November 2016 Bag of the Month Club pattern to EVERYONE! Those of you who are familiar with my designs know I love pockets and this bag has a ton of them! It was the first of my designs to feature my special creation quick access phone pocket .....now I can't live without it and I bet you won't either! The Carriers Conquest will not only be a stylish addition... Read more →


Let's Celebrate! Come one, come all to our 6000 member celebration! Not only are we having an exclusive member discount BUT you could also WIN some fabulous prizes via some FUN, easy to enter mini competitions! BUT.......we aren't quite there yet.... so please help us hit that target! Spread the word, tell your friends and join us in some cork popping FUN as soon as the 6000th member signs up! WOOHOO! Join our group NOW! It's FUN and it's FREE!... Read more →


Yay! It's time to introduce my latest Easy Street pattern - Ellen's Esplanade! Features: The Ellen’s Esplanade is the perfect day project or a great design to Sew & Sell or whip up and give as a gift! Featuring two handy exterior side slip pockets for phone and keys with the main compartment closing with a recessed zipper. Inside you will find a spacious interior which includes a zipper pocket. If you need more pockets, why not add Pocket Supplement... Read more →


I can't believe a whole season is nearly over again for the Bag of the Month club! And with it, a whole year! Time flies when you are having fun! July * Sadie by Swoon Patterns * Individual Release - January August * The Swim & Gym bag by Sewing Patterns by Mrs H * Individual Release - February September * The Highline Tote by Betz White * Individual Release - March October * The Coalition Bag by Sew Sweetness... Read more →


My wonderful proof reader and pattern tester extraordinaire Norma of Norma's Bag Boutique, added a zipper closure to her Daryl's Drive. I thought that was so COOL and I know many of you just LOVE zipper closures above all else so I twisted her arm to get her to write a tutorial for you..... OK....so I didn't really twist her arm.....But nevertheless Norma has written a tutorial on how she did it so I am going to share that with... Read more →


Today I have great pleasure in introducing Daryl's Drive. My newest addition to the Easy Street range! Features: The Daryl’s Drive is the perfect weekend project or a great design to Sew & Sell! Featuring a wonderfully uncluttered exterior perfect for showcasing your favourite fabric or embroidery design. The exterior also features a handy quick access phone pocket inconspicuously located in the seam at the back of the bag. Inside you will find a spacious interior which includes a zipper... Read more →


ChrisW Designs BIGGEST sale of the year! Were you hoping to stock up on some bag patterns? Now's the time to do it! 30% off SITE-WIDE on Black Friday 25th November 2015 until midnight on Cyber Monday 28th November 2015! YES! It's Friday already here in Aus so the sale is on NOW! Use the code cyber16 in your shopping cart to receive your discount! Happy Shopping! Read more →


YAY! We are now roaring past 5000 members in our Facebook Group! Are YOU a member? I'll let you in on a little secret....actually it's a BIG SECRET!.....We are popping corks and saving $$ with a special 30% off code good for 24 hours! WOOHOO! DO pop over and join us now! :) Read more →


Today I have yet another beautiful tester version of the Carriers Conquest bag to share with you. This one is by Daryl of Patchouli Moon Studio. Daryl has been a long time tester and good friend of mine for a while now and sadly just recently lost her mom (I've been thinking of you the whole time Daryl)....so she ran a little late getting her tester bag done....Personally I find it amazing she was able to complete it at all,... Read more →


Finally it's time for me to introduce my November 2016 bag of the Month Club bag - The Carriers Conquest! The pattern has now been added to all membership accounts! UPDATE: 1st May 2017 - Pattern available to ALL in my website shop NOW! The Carriers Conquest will not only be a stylish addition to your handbag collection, but a practical one too with loads of pockets to keep you organised. Featuring two spacious top edge zipper pockets with quick... Read more →