the Guardian

Design Highlights

The world’s very FIRST “concealed carry” handbag pattern!

  • the concealed area can be accessed from the right or left side of the bag.
  • and complimentary adjustable holster pattern is included as a bonus
  • the front pocket unzips to provide convenient access to 8 credit or loyalty cards
  • a large mag-snapped back pocket—terrific for your larger items, even your Kindle or Nook
  • an adjustable nylon strap. Shoulder it, or wear it cross-body and go hands-free.
  • And best of all—it works perfectly with the Porta-Pockets AND the Porta-PocketsPLUS Inserts!
Credit & Loyalty Card Pocket

Credit & Loyalty Card Pocket with Dual Zipper Access, AND an Invisible Sew-in Magnetic snap for TOTAL security
with Dual Zipper Access, AND an Invisible Sew-in Magnetic snap for TOTAL security
Exterior Back Pocket

Store your phone in the Exterior Back Pocket for quick access. Pocket snaps shut for additional security. (Pocket can easily be sized for your Kindle or Nook!)
Store your phone in the Exterior Back Pocket for quick access. Pocket snaps shut for additional security. (Pocket can easily be sized for your Kindle or Nook!)
The “Concealed Carry” Area

And Introducing- Our Revolutionary "Concealed Carry" Area with right AND left-handed access! Alternatively, one can use this area to separately store your camera, passport, medications personal hygiene products and MUCH more!
And Introducing- Our Revolutionary “Concealed Carry” Area
with right AND left-handed access! Alternatively, one can use this area to separately store your camera, passport, medications personal hygiene products and MUCH more!
A Complimentary Holster Pattern

 We've included a complimentary Holster pattern FREE with every Guardian pattern
We’ve included a complimentary Holster pattern FREE with every Guardian pattern

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Purse Dimensions: 9" X 4" X 11"

Fabric Needs

  • Exterior Fabric:
  • Main Color - 1 fat quarter ~OR~ 1/3 yd (for bag middle area)
  • Contrast 1 - 1 fat quarter ~OR~ 1/4 yd (for bag top area)
  • Contrast 2 - 1 fat quarter ~OR~ 1/4 yd (for bag bottom area)
  • Lining: 1 yd
  • Fusible Fleece: 1/4 yd (We recommend Thermolam by Pellon)
  • Cotton Woven Fusible Interfacing: 1 yd X 22" wide (We recommend Fashion Fuse by Bosal)
  • Soft & Stable: *one 36" X 10" piece for Bag Only (Stiff Stuff by Sew Lazy substitutes nicely)
  • *You'll need another 9" X 7" piece for the optional holster

Other Supplies Needed

  • 1 each: 12" nylon separating zipper
  • 4 each: 9" (or longer) nylon coil zippers
  • 2 each: 3/4" invisible sew-in magnetic snaps
  • 2 each: 1" wide rectangular links
  • 1 each: 1" wide slide buckle
  • 50 inches: 1" wide nylon webbing