Purse Palooza 2015 ~ Pattern Review ~ Swoon Donna

Today’s the day!  Head over to Sew Sweetness today to see my review of Swoon Patterns – Donna.  This was my first time working with a Swoon pattern, so I hope you’ll enjoy my review and finished product!

I didn’t post my materials list on my review post, but if you are interested in the sources I used here they are:

  1.  Exterior & Interior Fabrics – JoAnn Fabrics – Koko Lee in
  2.  Interfacing – By Annie’s Soft & Stable  & Pellon Shapeflex 101
  3.  Zipper – YKK
  4.  Hardware – Ohio Travel Bag

Here is a list of participants for the rest of the month. Don’t miss it!

Oct 5 – Fabric Mutt – TBD

           W.D. Handbags – Blue Calla Creations Hydrangea Bag

Oct 6 – Rock Baby Scissors – Sew Sweetness Rockstar Bag

           Raspberry Sunshine – Swoon Donna

Oct 7 – Teresa L. – Sewing Patterns by Mrs. H. Nappy Bag

           Jaime S. – Swoon Pearl

Oct 8 – I’ve Got a Notion – TBD

           Norma’s Bag Boutique – Chris W. Designs Bella Bag

Oct 9 – Crafty Planner – Noodlehead Super Tote

           Melisa Jane Handmade – TBD

Oct 12 – Lindsay Sews – On the Go Bags

             The Nosy Pepper – TBD

Oct 13 – Tinker Frog – Amanda Nyberg Scrap Happy Pouch

             OPEN SLOT

Oct 14 – Sewing Patterns by Mrs. H. – Sew Sweetness Creative Maker Supply Case

             OPEN SLOT

Oct 15 – SB Stitching – TBD

             Hip to Be Square – Lazy Girl Designs Suzi Purse Insert

Oct 16 – A Quilter’s Table – Emmaline Bag

             Quilts My Way – Sew Sweetness Tudor Bag

Oct 19 – Flying Blind… – S.O.T.A.K. Lola Pouch

             Olivia Jane Handmade – Anna Maria Horner Art Student Bag

Oct 20 – Love You Sew – Noodlehead Cargo Duffle

             Terry – Serendipity Studio Tulip Tote

Oct 21 – Moments… – TBD

             Charm About You – TBD

Oct 22 – The Sewing Loft – TBD

             The Hungry Hippie – Sew Sweetness Aragon Bag

Oct 23 – Swoodson Sews – Sew Liberated Bohemian Carpet Bag

             This Crafty Fox – Noodlehead Caravan Tote

Oct 26 – Mommy’s Naptime – TBD

             Cloth Albatross – Noodlehead Rainbow Clutch

Oct 27 – Happy Okapi – Swoon Pearl

             Darcie Mair – Sew Sweetness Soda Pop Bag

Oct 28 – Rebel and Malice – Swoon Nora Doctor Bag

             Very Kerry Berry – Noodlehead Double-Zip Wallet

Oct 29 – My Crafty Crap – Swoon Sheena

             Sovanisa – Swoon Charlotte

Oct 30 – S.O.T.A.K. Handmade – Handbag Heaven Classix Nouveau Pyramid Bag

             sewVery – Green Bee Scoop Tote

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