Tag Archives: tote bag

Introducing Maker Maker by Andover Fabrics: Part 2

Introducing Maker Maker by Andover Fabrics - two pretty poppets

If you read my last blog post (here), you will have seen the gorgeous Maker Maker range by Sarah Golden, from Andover Fabrics, is out and just divine… Like seriously, it really is…! As well as making a Cleo Everyday Wallet, Fiona from 2 Green Zebras also asked me if I’d be interested in making […]

two pretty poppets Meets Tilda Bumblebee!

two pretty poppets Meets Tilda Bumblebee - two pretty poppets

I’d like to introduce you to Bumblebee – the new fabric collection from Tilda! Last month I was honoured to receive an email from the lovely Fiona at 2 Green Zebras (the Australian distributor of Tilda) to ask if I would be interested in making a bag with fabric from Tilda’s upcoming new collection, Bumblebee. […]

Roll With It Tote and the Tilda Showcase

Roll With It Tote and the Tilda Showcase - two pretty poppets

A few months ago a most exciting thing happened in the world of two pretty poppets (that I’ve had to keep secret for all this time!!!)… I was approached by the lovely Fiona from 2 Green Zebras to see if I would be interested in participating in their upcoming Tilda Showcase! 2 Green Zebras is […]

Sew Compleat Shoulder Tote

Sew Compleat Shoulder Tote - Andrie Designs

At some point in late 2015, a darling colleague – Kylie from Little Moo Designs to be exact – and I came up with this crazy idea of planning and running a Bag Fanatics Retreat here in Australia. There has never been a sewing retreat specifically for bags in Australia before so we pondered (albeit […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stand Up & Tote Notice

Stand Up and Tote Notice - Pattern Inspiration - Andrie Designs

Following the fun of my Goin’ Uptown Tote and Heavy Hauler Tote Bag patterns, I felt it was time for an easier pattern – one with less pieces and one that came together MUCH more quickly! I wanted to design a basic tote bag that had only had a handful of pieces, was a nice […]