Category Archives: Pattern Inspiration

Mobile & Savvy Sling

Andrie Designs - Mobile & Savvy Sling

Hello hello and welcome to our next pattern release for the long anticipated Mobile & Savvy Sling! This little sling bag was first released back in 2020 in an issue of the Australian crafting magazine, Homespun, and now we’re excited to finally be releasing her to you, our most amazing followers! The Mobile & Savvy […]

Darcie Pouch

Andrie Designs - Darcie Pouch

Hi all and welcome to our first pattern release for 2024, the Darcie Pouch! This little darling was originally designed and made as thank you gifts for each of the amazing bag makers who helped adorn our Quilt Market booth with their beautiful handmade bags, and now she’s all yours! The Darcie Pouch features simple […]

Bag Bundle Sale 2023

Bag Bundle Image - Andrie Designs

The team at Sew Modern Bags has put together an unbelievable bundle offer featuring some of your most loved pattern designers and that includes us! This bundle is perfect for those who love to sew bags, totes, backpacks, wallets, even clutches and wristlets! It’s the perfect time to treat yourself and get ahead of your […]

Our Favourite Foundation Paper Piecing Patterns

Our Favourite Foundation Paper Piecing Patterns - Andrie Designs

Hey bag makers! Today we have a fun round-up for patterns you can use with your Andrie Designs creations! When we launched the Made for Me Sewing Machine Cover in 2017, many of our testers (and Lisa) used quilt blocks on the cover. We are often asked where we got those patterns so today we […]

The Best Patterns for Large Prints

The Best Patterns for Large Prints - Andrie Designs

Hey Bag Makers! Do you ever order a fabric and then when it comes in, the print is actually huge? Well, today we’re talking all about large print fabrics and how to use them! I designed and ordered this candy fabric recently and underestimated the size of the images. Those candies are up to 5″ […]

Quick Gifts to Sew

Quick Gifts to Sew - Andrie Designs

Hey bag makers! With the holidays right around the corner, we thought it was time to share some projects with you that you can sew up really quickly and just in time! Some of them you can even sew up with scraps so read on to see the quick gifts you can sew up this […]

Handmade Easter Baskets

Handmade Easter Baskets - Andrie Designs

With Easter this weekend, we thought we would round up some patterns that would make excellent handmade easter baskets! Check out our favourite picks below and get that last-minute sewing in! Stand Up Clutch The Stand Up Clutch is the perfect sized clutch for little hands and Easter treats! Add some handles and you have […]