Category Archives: Pattern Inspiration

Roll With It Tote

Roll With It Tote - Andrie Designs

The time came to create something curvy… It seems I was going through a bit of a ‘curved bags’ phase (and possibly still am!), and knew I wanted to design a tote that was deliciously curvy, yet still practical and eye catching. Enter the Roll With It Tote! The pattern has two sizes, allowing you […]

Carry All Flexi Clutch

Carry All Flexi Clutch - Andrie Designs

Earlier this year I was approached by the very lovely Karis from CloBird Designs to see if I would be interested in joining her new little adventure into bi-monthly subscription bags, aptly named Club CloBird. Of course I said yes – what an opportunity and gosh I felt so very honoured to be approached! After […]

Adventure Time Backpack

Adventure Time Backpack - Andrie Designs

For quite a while I had wanted to design a backpack pattern. Not just any backpack pattern either mind you, but one that accommodated almost everyone (so it needed multiple sizes), had many pocket options, and also had some awesome little features that really made it stand out from the rest. With piping, a main […]

Feature Me Everyday Tote

Feature Me Everyday Tote - Andrie Designs

With the increasing number of beautiful feature fabrics on the market, I felt it was time to add a pattern to my range that enabled one to show off these feature fabrics. I wanted it to have a small amount of piecing, but not so much that it overtook the chosen centrepiece for the outer […]

Stand Up Clutch

Stand Up Clutch - Andrie Designs

At some point throughout the Stand Up Swap 2016 that my lovely friend Rachael from Sew Today, Clean Tomorrow was running in my patterns group on Facebook, I had one of those light bulb moments! How awesome would it be to have a mini Stand Up bag of some sort to compliment all these amazing […]

Summer Lovin’ Beach Tote

Summer Lovin' Beach Tote - Andrie Designs

Late last year, one of my darling customers asked me if I had a beach bag pattern to which I had to answer ‘No, I don’t!’… ? It got me thinking though and it wasn’t long before an idea popped into my head. After a few consultations with a very important group of people (aka […]

Little Freehand Pack

Little Freehand Pack - Pattern Inspiration - Andrie Designs

The story behind this pattern is one that is very close to my heart… My wonderful Dad – someone who never asks me for anything – asked me to design him a bag. Not just any bag, he wanted something small and compact, that he could wear around his waist while working in the bush […]