Quilted carrying bag (tote bag) patterns by Love & Stitches Designs and custom quilted carrying Bags & DVD by Justine are available in the Love & Stitches Designs online store.


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Bag Lady Weekend with the Loomis, California Quilt and Fiberarts Guild.  June  21st and 22nd, 2003 Quilted carrying bag (tote bag) classes and appearances are a fun way to learn new sewing techniques and meet people who have similar interests.

Bag Lady (or Gents) Carrying Bag (tote bag) Pattern & DVD will show you how to develop three different sizes of wonderful tote bags. No matter what type of carrying bag you need, the Love & Stitches Designs, Bag Lady (or Gents) Carrying Bag Pattern & DVD will carry your day. Love & Stitches Designs also has the Marilyn & Marilyn II, a pattern for designing the evening bag of your dreams. The Bag Lady (or Gents) Carrying Bag pattern & DVD and the Marilyn I & II pattern both are designed in such a way that you will have a carrying bag that will have body, and stand up, rather than flop down like so many of the fabric carrying bags.

Carrying Bags by JustineYou may design your Love & Stitches Designs' Bag Lady (or Gents) Carrying Bag from 100% cotton, denim, or upholstery fabric. Use pieced blocks to design your Love & Stitches Designs Carrying Bags or Marilyn & Marilyn II or blocks of the fabulous fabrics available to us through our wonderful quilt shops, on line or through one of the many fabric catalogs.

Carrying Bag LiningThe linings of these carrying bags are also works of art, and detailed instructions on how to design your Deluxe Bag Lining are now included in the pattern. Make pockets for all your needs; cell phone, eye glasses, pens, palm pilots, address books. You name it, you can make a pocket for it. Including the exclusive document pocket design, and the exclusive bag bottom support pocket. Your Love & Stitches Designs Bag Lady (or Gents) Carrying Bag will be an indispensable part of your daily activities.

Dimensions (inches)

Marilyn I & II:

11.6 x 6.5 x 3

Bag Lady Medium: 25.5 x 19.5 x 9

Bag Lady Small:

17 x 13.5 x 6

Bag Lady Giant: 35 x 24.5 x 12