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Tower Grove Park - Cross Body Hipster


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Create a cross body bag to suit your lifestyle and personal tastes. This listing is for one PDF e-pattern and instructions to create the Tower Grove Park Cross Body Hipster Purse. Over 45 pages of instructions are detailed, tutorial-style and contain full-color photos. Versatile and pretty, the Tower Grove Park holds everything you need...and then some! It features large front and back pockets, a flush zipper pocket, and an interior pocket. The strap adjusts to the length you need. A concealed top zipper, beaded zipper pulls, and optional knife pleated trim make your purse one-of-a-kind. It is featured here in lively contrasting fabrics, all designed by Jennifer Paganelli ( BACKGROUND STORY: A dear friend of mine once described her ideal purse to carry along on her daily walks in Tower Grove Park: a pocket for her iPod, cross body strap to keep her hands free, a spot to easily access her keys and phone. In this design, bearing these essentials in mind, I sought to blend beauty and function, loveliness with lifestyle. With the exception of mass production and/or manufacturing, you may sell the finished bags you create from my pattern. Please note the purse pattern is designed by Hold it Right There in the item description. The Tower Grove Park pattern and instructions may only be purchased from me. Distribution of pattern and/or instructions is prohibited. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 10 " height x 9" width

Recommended with this pattern

  • EXTERIOR FABRIC: 2/3 yard 44" wide preshrunk quilt weight cotton (this will be the fabric on the Exterior Pockets and contrast pieces throughout the purse)
  • LINING FABRIC: 1 yard 44" wide preshrunk quilt weight cotton (this will be the fabric for the background of the outside of the purse, as well as the lining on the interior, and used throughout the purse)
  • (Optional) KNIFE PLEATED TRIM 1/8 yard 44" wide preshrunk quilt weight cotton or 1 yard of purchased trim

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Hold it Right There
I've sewn as long as I can remember. In 2011, I began selling the bags I designed. However, when I realized I most enjoyed experimenting with new designs, and figuring out -- I wonder how to make that? -- I started developing sewing patterns. Translating a physical bag into written instructions and illustrations taps my background in teaching, and experience in graphic design. What begins as a drawing in my sketchbook, morphs through rigorous tests and revisions. What finally emerges, the beautiful creations, singularly interpreted by each maker using my patterns, delights me and inspires me to keep going.