November 2016 Handbag of the Month


Congratulations to
Lieve Ongenae of Oostende, Belgium!


Her extraordinary Porta-PocketsPLUS Purse Insert was the runaway winner of our September 2016 Handbag of the Month! Her prize? … a $25 virtual gift certificate and a permanent place of honor in our “Handbag of the Month Archive“!

But it’s time to reset for a brand new month!

So…Whenever you’re ready…Just scroll down to check them out!



Annette Macher told me that she’s had this elephant fabric for quite sometime now and didn’t know at the time what she would make with it, but it sure looks fabulous on this Triple Play!

poll745poll745cpoll745bThis scrumptious Walkabout Wallet is a cool & interesting combination of fabrics. Melissa Koehn did a really great job of combining the tweedy-like contrast with bold & graphic print!
Cathi Page of Colorado Springs, CO used reproduction fabric from the 1800’s to create this unique look for her Quattro. Cathi says that now that she’s retired she’ll be doing a LOT more sewing!

And Carmen Selzer is back with a colorful version of our Carolina CarryAll. She said she whipped this beauty up in an afternoon and has enjoyed the compliments she gets wherever she goes!
poll747poll747bAnd isn’t Deborah Rayman‘s Wrapsody bag impressive? There’s something about the fabrications she chose that looks totally lush and classy!
This Triple Play was created by Cindy Keiser of Arlington, NE to be used by her daughter as a diaper bag. She combined these Waverly prints with a “piped” vinyl lower for really classic look.
And here we have the very 1st Everyday Attache to be entered into our HOM contest! Pat Bollman first posted these pictures on our FaceBook page and got such a nice reaction that she then sent the pictures in for our contest and I’m so glad she did!
poll750poll750bAnd finally, here’s a totally unique take on our Wrapsody bag! I love the brave combination of fabrics chosen by Josee Carrier of Montreal, Canada. Josee wrote a nice review of this pattern and some matching accessories and you might enjoy reading it here!

So…there you have it!

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5 Comments So Far, You're Next!

  1. I am confused. This is the September winner or did you mean October?

  2. The Quatro is my favorite StudioKat design. Cathi Page, I have the repro print you used but it is in navy and burgundy. Got it for curtains, patchwork pillows and a throw quilt for my study. Great jobs, ladies!

  3. Love the Wraposdy. Very nice.