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As "Lazy Girl," Joan Hawley always finds the easy and fun way to a successful project. A self-described geek and armchair engineer, Joan loves creating new twists and techniques for sewing and ...

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Maggie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Sewing Skills Required.
  • Use 100% cotton quilting weight fabric.
  • Not appropriate for directional prints.
  • Large Size: Use Dreamy Fleece (fusible or sew-in) by Sew Lazy for batting.
  • Small Size: Use Face-It Soft lightweight fusible interfacing by Sew Lazy.

Pattern Description:

Little bags for little things. Two sizes, made from 10" squares.

Stow, tuck, hang, clip either size anywhere you need a little bag.

Great for layer cake cuts! Use for a camera or cell phone case and still carry by its leash. Or add ribbon and a clip to hang from a favorite purse.

A Few Ideas For Maggie
- Giving gift cards or money
- Camera or cell phone case
- Keep earbuds tidy
- Holding spare change purse/car
- Tea or coffee supplies to go
- Lipstick and mirror
- Business card holder
- Gift bag for small items
- Tissue Pack holder
- Party favor or thank you gift
- Holding hard candy
- Use Maggies in your purse, luggage, car.

The Maggie pattern is in PDF format and is 6 pages. There are 4 pages of cover/instructions and 2 pages of pattern pieces.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes:Large: 4.5" x 5", Small: 3.25" x 4"


  • Large: 10" square Cover Fabric, 10" square Lining Fabric, 10" square Batting, 3/4" piece Velcro (Fusion fusible Velcro) or sew-on snap
  • Small: 10" square Cover Fabric, 10" square Lining Fabric, 10" square Interfacing, Two 1/2" pieces Velcro (Fusion fusible Velcro) or Two sew-on snaps

You Will Also Need:

  • Optional Decorations/Embellishments: Buttons 3/4"-1", Ribbon (any width) 4"-12", Purse Hardware (clips, rings)

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