Free PDF Pattern from The Bag Making Bible

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Today we are pleased to offer a free PDF pattern from Lisa Lam’s The Bag Making Bible, courtesy of David & Charles Publishers and Lisa Lam! If you haven’t already, you can read all about Lisa and her new book in our interview.

Download your free Reversible Bucket Bag PDF pattern today; included are step-by-step instructions for the bag as well which includes bias binding and pleats. Lisa also shares her tips on fabrics along with other suggestions for how to change things up for a completely different bag!

In addition to this fantastic, free PDF pattern, Lisa has also donated one of the bags that she made for the book (the aqua and red one seen above!) You can comment here for your chance to win a genuine, made-by-Lisa-Lam U-Handbag! Also, don’t forget to comment on the interview post for your chance to win one of two copies of The Bag Making Bible.

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582 Responses to Free PDF Pattern from The Bag Making Bible

  1. patti says:

    What a great bag!! Thanks for the free pattern! πŸ™‚

  2. Joanna says:

    The flower-button on the first picture is adorable!

  3. Lisa P says:

    WoW! It is so sweet of you to put you pattern for your bag up to download. I am so going to sew this bag of cuteness!

  4. SUZ says:

    [can’t even spell my name right?! whew]

  5. SUA says:

    Reversible! Two-for-one!!

  6. Sharon says:

    One can never have enough bags……love them… this one!!!

  7. SHARON says:

    Love the bag. Hopefully something I can make for my daughters and my mom.

  8. Stephanie says:

    That book looks amazing! Thank you so much for offering the free pattern and the opportunity to win the book.

  9. Sherry Ernspiker says:

    That is the cutest bag ever!! Thanks for the pattern, can’t wait to make it.

  10. Sandy K says:

    Thanks for sharing the pattern and the chance to win the bag…love it!

  11. Mary says:

    Thankyou so much for your patterns and generosity. I am a ‘bag lady’ from way back. This is just divine !

  12. Karen Linton says:

    I’ve been looking bags, trying figure out how to make some. Knew there must be a book that gives ez instructions!

    Making Christmas presents for my nieces and sisters-in-law this year.

  13. Brianna says:

    What an equisite bag! I’d love to win!

  14. What an awesome bag!! Perfect for a chick on the run like myself. It’s stylish, fun and flirty!

  15. Paulette says:

    Love this pattern, just what I need another purse.

  16. Lea says:

    Has anybody else had trouble opening the PDF file? I get an error message romr Adobe when I try to do it. Would anybody be willing to send me a copy direct?

    Thanks to all, and a lovely bag…think I’ll be making more than one!

  17. Ava Goodale says:

    if i didnt have a 2 month old baby, i’d be all over this pattern. But I’ll save it and get there someday… or some year πŸ™‚

  18. tammy says:

    With the price of purses these days, we can make a one of a kind, like these in this book and be the envy of everyone that sees it.

  19. Irene Holmes says:

    Really cute bag pattern! I would love love love to have one!!

  20. Crystal says:

    Made the bag . Turned out AWESOME! Love, love, love it. Check it out here.

    And p.s. I used a flower tutorial I found here…–day-23.html

  21. Gin says:

    Love the bag, it’s simple and not too big or too small.

  22. Amy S says:

    I am so ready for Spring and these bags make me feel like it’s already here! Love those fabrics!

  23. Allakansy says:

    Really cute bag pattern! I hope to start with my first soon, and I cross my finger hoping that I will be one of the lucky winner of your book.

  24. rosetulip says:

    The fabric is really pretty! It would be great to have the bag.

  25. LaVern says:

    Love the bags. I am partial to flowers and cloth bags are so much fun and even better when you can make your own.

  26. Pam Latham says:

    I love to make purses, I have huge rolls of quilted fabric that I need to use up.

  27. Vee says:

    I have just the perfect fabric to make this out of !!

  28. Anne says:

    Wonderful bag. Thanks for sharing the pattern. It’s a keeper.

  29. Marlo says:

    Loving the colors of this bag. Would love to head around town with it this spring!

  30. PlumLeaf says:

    Lisa is a very talented and generous bag designer. Her designs are eye-catching and fun!

  31. Ronnie S. says:

    I love the opportunity to create something unique, yet beautiful. I would love to have the featured bag. It is wonderful to have an item that is not owned by the masses!

  32. Suzy says:

    wow, definitely will try to make one !

  33. Rachael K. says:

    Yes, I would love love love to have this bag!

  34. Diane says:

    Great Bag and great book. Would love to win.

  35. Heather says:

    Thank you, thank you for the pattern. Cannot wait to make it.

  36. Mandy says:

    I’ve just made a lovely stripey bag with this great pattern πŸ™‚ – the only thing that’s missing is the button – I couldn’t find how to make the button. I’ve ordered a copy of the bible but its not come yet πŸ™

  37. susan says:

    This looks like a nice-sized bag – I’ve never made one reversible before. Think I’ll try it in some spring colors.

  38. Stacy says:

    I love the red and tourquise combo. I plan on making several of these bags, but it would be nice to win this one!!

  39. Stretch says:

    Thanks for the patten, and for the giveaways!

  40. sarah says:


  41. Jennie says:

    I love this bag – I can’t wait to try it out!

  42. Sam says:

    Such a fantastic bag and pattern….It is going to be the first bag I’ve ever made! Thank you x

  43. MsVicki says:

    Adorable bag … in my colors! It’s awesome, and will be fun for someone to make her own.

  44. I want to make bags for all the “girls” for Christmas this year – this book would be great!

  45. Lisa says:

    That red and aqua bag is adorable! Thanks so much for the pattern and the chance to win!

  46. erin says:

    What an awesome bag !!! Thanks for the chance to win…

  47. Danna BC says:

    Lovely! I can’t wait to make my own. πŸ™‚

  48. Rochelle says:

    I love Lisa’s blog and visit frequently, as I’m on a handbag sewing kick!

  49. Melissa B. says:

    Thanks for the great tutorial! Would love to win!

  50. amy says:

    Such a beautiful bag. Thank you so very much for the pattern download.

  51. Abigail says:

    I love the bag! I think the patttern looks simple enough that I might be able to make it!

  52. Susie Wilson says:

    Thank you so much for the tutorial – can’t wait to make this bag! The big question is – should I make mine or my neice’s first?

  53. Tina T says:

    the bag is darling! LOVE Lisa’s bags!

  54. Loree says:

    Hi-thanks so much for the pattern, and the chance to win!! I would ADORE this!

  55. beccy says:

    Yay! A free bag pattern. Thank you!!!!

  56. Shawna Wright says:

    Super cute, I love sewing bags for gifts (and myself!), thanks for the free pattern!

  57. Kristin Orth says:

    Love it! Thanks for a chance to win! I have downloaded the pattern and will try it, too.

  58. Amy Baker says:

    I absolutely love this bag and am so interested to view this book. I am a teacher and am starting a fashion accessory course at the high school level. Handbag design will be a big part of the class. What a great resource!

  59. Lisa says:

    Really cute bag! Thanks for the pattern, I can’t wait to make one…or two…or more.

  60. Jessie says:

    favorite color combination + gorgeous bag = a prize i want to win!!!

  61. I LOVE the bag! So versatile…I can envision it in blacks and whites or light bright colors for fun!

    Vanessa in Oklahoma

  62. Soraia says:

    This bag is beutiful and the pattern is easy to follow.. I already made 2 of them πŸ™‚
    Thank you for sharing…my friendas from Brazil will do too…Yupiii!

  63. Bridgett says:

    I love the free pattern! Thank you so much!

  64. Jennifer H says:

    What a lovely summer bag!!

  65. Phyll says:

    nice bag would love to win. Thanks

  66. Erin says:

    What great Christmas presents these would make… and if I start now, I just might finish in time. πŸ™‚

  67. Leslie says:

    Thank you for sharing this!

  68. Gina says:

    I love it! Thank you so much for the pattern and i’m excited to make one.

  69. Steffi says:

    Very beautiful bag!Thank you for the pattern.

  70. Belinda says:

    Great to learn about this book! I have made a few simple bags for gifts for other people – time to now make one for myself!

  71. Katri says:

    Oh, those bags look gorgeous! I would love to win!! πŸ™‚ Thanks for the change! And I may have to do it too! πŸ™‚

  72. Amber says:

    Love the bag she’s giving away! If I don’t win I will be definitely be making one (or two!)

  73. Carrie W. says:

    Wickedly adorable, totally need one!

  74. Jennifer says:

    I love the red and aqua together!

  75. Regina says:

    love the pattern…can’t wait to get started!! peace~

  76. donaji says:

    Yay! Thanks for the pattern! can’t wait to have a little free time and make it.

  77. Stacy says:

    Seriously? Win a bag? That would be awesome!!! Thanks so much for sharing the pattern and I can not wait to make one for myself!

  78. Pollypoppet says:

    Got the bag making bible for christmas and read it cover to cover on xmas day. All I need now is to wait 25 years for retirement so that I can make all the lovley bags in the book (plus a few of Amy Butlers too). Regularly check into your blog, it gives me sweet dreams at night dreaming of bags, bags, bags.

  79. Rachel says:

    Cannot wait to get started on this fun pattern. Thank you!!

  80. Misty says:

    Cool Bag! Thanks for the pattern.

  81. Alicia Jacobs says:

    going to try making the bag, would love the book!!

  82. annheidel says:

    Thank you so much for the pdf tutorial for this adorable bag! πŸ™‚

  83. Danielle says:

    I’ve been wanting to sew myself a bag – this pattern looks great!

  84. Jeanne Egler says:

    Thanks for sharing! The bag is very cute, can’t wait to make it.

  85. Lynn says:

    Thanks for the free pattern. I love making bags!

  86. Diane B says:

    Gorgeous bag! Thanks for the chance to win it!

  87. Rena Pearson says:

    What an adorable bag!!! Can’t wait to make one for myself.

  88. Dot says:

    I love your blog–I love HER blog–what a great duo you are! So, of course I would love the bag, as well! Thanks ever so for the chance!

  89. Gail says:

    Love this bag!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  90. Marilyn in San Antonio, TX says:

    I just recently found your Blog…I love the bag you have offered. Thank you for your insights.

  91. patricia says:

    This is the cutest bag! Thanks for the giveaway and chance to win.

  92. persis says:

    Thanks for the .pdf. Very cute bag.

  93. mary gontjes says:

    This bag is so cute…
    thank you for sharing..

  94. Yvonne says:

    Love the bag!

  95. Allisa says:

    I love Lisa! Crossing my fingers mightily for this lovely giveaway, thank you!

  96. Jodie says:

    From one bag lady to another, good job, will try your design.

  97. Vally says:

    Thanks a lot for the useful tutorial and pattern!The bag is really cute!Now i have to find beautiful fabrics to make one! πŸ™‚

  98. meri says:

    I love all Lisa Lam work! Surely I would love towin this giveaway πŸ™‚

  99. Sarah G says:

    Oh wow, I’ve been eyeing this book. Would love a chance to win the bag too!

  100. Adrienne says:

    I would love to win that bag! I’d use it as a diaper bag for my new baby girl on the way. Guess if I don’t win I have a new project to work on during maternity leave!

  101. Carolyn says:

    I love Lisa’a blog and her designs. Would be fantastic to have her new book too.

  102. sonia says:

    Such a very useful type of bag… I know exactly which fabric I want to try. Thanks for sharing the pattern!

  103. yenni says:

    ^^ what a beautiful bag..

  104. Mercedes says:

    Thanks for the pattern!!! It´s lovely!!! Can´t wait to make it!

  105. Terri says:

    Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win.

  106. Bekah says:

    how fun!!

  107. Leigh says:

    love love LOVE!

  108. Gale says:

    Thanks for the pattern. Can’t wait to make one.

  109. Hannah P. says:

    I LOOOOVE bags! Thanks for the chance to win!

  110. Stephanie says:

    sweet bag!! thanks for sharing the pattern πŸ™‚

  111. Erin S. says:

    I hope I can find the time to try this pattern out. It would be nice to make something for myself for a change.

  112. Gen says:

    That’s so adorable! I have a friend who makes those types of bags all the time and they turn out so well!

  113. Jen B says:

    I’m so excited about this book coming out!

  114. annie says:

    I LOVE the bag…and would love to win AND make one too. Thanks SEW much for sharing!!!

  115. Shari J. says:

    I would love to win this bag. The book would be cool to own too. I just bought some really awesome fabrics at the thrift store that I couldn’t believe someone would give away. Now, I will get the book and make the free pattern up in my new giveaway fabric with a giveaway pattern. How neat is that? Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  116. Jolee says:

    So pretty. Thanks!!

  117. Elnora Chambers says:

    Thank you so much for the PDF of the cute, versatile bag! You’re so talented!

  118. nancy says:

    I’ve been seeing this style all over the net lately. It’s super duper cute!

  119. Erin C. says:

    This is such an adorable bag! I would LOVE to win it! πŸ™‚

  120. Dawn says:

    Not only is the bag pattern itself absolutely gorgeous – its in my favourite colour scheme – aqua and red – simply stunning!!!!!!!!!!

  121. Karrieann says:

    I am a bag and tote-oholic gal!
    What a wonderful chance to win the bag!

  122. Suzanne says:

    This bag is adorable! Thank you for sharing your pattern with us, I can’t wait to make one (or 5)!

  123. Kate says:

    What a perfect gift this would make for quilting and needlework friends. Thanks for your inspiration!
    A win would be fabulous too.

  124. Christine says:

    Thanks for the free pdf pattern.

  125. Stephanie H. says:

    I have never tried sewing a bag before, but this looks like a perfect project to tackle!

  126. Karen says:

    All of Lisa’s bags are so great! I would love to have one of my very own. Thanks for having this contest!

  127. Lorraine says:

    beautiful bags!

  128. Jill says:

    Would love to win this, having just become a new Grandma to twin boy’s. Love the pattern and many Thanks!

  129. Jane says:

    Gorgeous! Perfect size bag for every day.

  130. Holly says:

    My step mother’s birthday is in Feb. so this will be the perfect gift. Her dad is in assisted living after broken hip so I can tuck in a book, puzzle, and some snacks to make a little bag to take when visiting him.

  131. Carolyn says:

    Fantastic bag, I really like the shape. I so need a bag it’s not funny!
    Thank you for the chance to win.

  132. marjorie says:

    Thank you so much for this pattern; I love bags….and for the chance to win….

  133. Karen says:

    i can’t wait to make this!

  134. Lisa Garrett says:

    I LOVE this! Thank you so much!!

  135. Kirsty says:

    Lovely bag! πŸ™‚

  136. Nita says:

    Can’t wait to try this pattern. TY for a chance to win :o)

  137. Jane says:

    Thanks for the great pattern! :^D

  138. Katie says:

    A free pattern for a gorgeous bag is generous enough!

  139. priti says:

    very pretty!
    & Lisa is so generous in sharing her lovely patterns too!

  140. Angela says:

    What a darling bag! I can’t wait to download the free pattern. Thank you so much!

  141. Anna says:

    This looks like a fun bag to make… endless fabric possibilities. Thank you for the free pattern and the chance to win that gorgeous bag!

  142. Janelle says:

    Love this tutorial and love this book!! How fun!

  143. BethG says:

    What a super cute bag!

  144. Pam T. says:

    I’ve bought a number of Lisa’s bag patterns from her over the past few years and I’m especially happy to have this cute pattern of hers. Of course, I’d give my right arm (well, almost) to win a Lisa Original!

  145. Barbara Mayo says:

    Very cute bag! Thank you for making this great pattern available to us!

  146. Ginger says:

    Love the bag and can’t wait to make one of my own using the pdf pattern. Thanks.

  147. missknitta says:

    Can’t wait to try out this bag! It is adorable!

  148. caryn says:

    I love handbags and this one is so cute! I love the patterns chosen too!

  149. Yolanta says:

    I will definitely try it out. Thank you for sharing it.

  150. Pat Snyder says:

    I have admired this bag for some time – thank you so much for sharing the pattern!! can’t wait to select fabrics and get started!

  151. Kirsten N says:

    Can’t wait to try this pattern!

  152. Kathy Glaves says:

    Very cute — would love to win!

  153. Kelly says:

    Love this bag…charming! Thanks for the free-pattern and chance to win. This book has been on my wishlist for sometime now, so I’m off to check out the interview and chance to win my copy.

  154. Kim says:

    Gorgeous bag. I love it.

  155. Kathy says:

    Very sweet. I’m excited to give the pattern a try. Thanks!

  156. Rachel T says:

    Cant wait to try this out!!!!

  157. Gail C says:

    WOW this is a beautiful bag and I would love to be the new owner of one. TY for the chance to win.



  158. Rosa in the Antipodes says:

    Delightful! Just delightful!

  159. Robin Ensign says:

    Super cute! Would love to win! Thanks!

  160. Liz says:

    Thank you for sharing the pattern. What a great bag.

  161. caroline says:

    thank you so much! love free bag patterns!

  162. Denise says:

    This is a super giveaway. I love the floral bag .
    Thank you for the inspiration.

  163. Heather says:

    Beautiful bag, i would love to own it.

  164. Fran Hatzenbuhler says:

    Love the Bag and Would LOVE to have the book. Keep up the great work.

  165. leslie says:

    I love making purses and handbags. I would really love to win The Bag Making Bible! Thanks for the PDF! <3 !

  166. Leah says:

    what a cheerful bag!! I’m excited to try the pattern out.

  167. Cecily says:

    Thanks for the pdf. I’ve put this in my to-make pile.

  168. Ellen M. says:

    What a great bag. I can’t wait to get the book – I’d love to make a truly unique bag!

  169. SewSavvy says:

    lovely springs colors…I have just the right outfit ready to go

  170. Amy K. says:

    AAHH!!! So excited to have a pattern for a bias-bound bag, & it’s reversible to boot! Thanks so much!!

  171. Paula says:

    I’ve downloaded the pattern – it’s a very attractive bag and I plan to make it, but it would be such fun to win one! Thank you for the giveaway!

  172. grace says:

    Oh, pick me !!! Thanks for the free pattern. I love making bags. So, this will be high on my to do list!

  173. Penelope says:

    Ooooh, such a cute bag! Thank you so much for the pattern. It is definitely going on my to sew list!

  174. Muireann says:

    I’d love to win this book, I love her designs!

  175. Linda Fecht says:

    I would absolutely love this. I make purses all the time.

  176. Tina C. says:

    How cute!!! great way to use fun bindings too!!

  177. Lola says:

    Thank you for the pattern and the chance to win the bag, love the colors!

  178. Beth says:

    Thank you for the beautiful bag pattern. This one is a “must have”. I love making bags. This book is definitely on my “Get this one” list!

  179. Val Payne says:

    I just love aqua and red together! Such a fun bag, I can’t wait to read the book.

  180. cindy gutowski says:

    What a beautiful bag! Would look so nice on the arm of this mama of 5 amazing children. Something new and special for me would be so nice! Can’t wait to get the book! Thanks!

  181. Thanks for the free bag pattern, cant wait to try it out!

  182. Torie says:

    I <3 Lisa and her bags. Really looking forward to her next book! πŸ™‚

  183. Emily says:

    Love this bag! Thanks for the pattern. πŸ™‚

  184. deb says:

    I love this bag, I think I might just have to make one!! Thanks for the pattern.

  185. Maria says:

    I LOVE Lisa’s work and all her bags.

    Thank you for the free pattern and for the giveaway!

  186. Amelia says:

    Ooo, such a cute bag and such cute fabric choices! Thank you for the pattern, now off to read about what fun extra things one can do with it. LOVE this blog!

  187. Cindy says:

    I love this bag! Thank you!

  188. Lindsay Carter says:

    I love these Bags !! Thanks for the pattern and contest πŸ™‚

  189. iris says:

    that bag is just soooo cute! would love to win it!

  190. Lisa says:

    Thanks for the lovely pattern!

  191. Jocelyn says:

    Love that bag! Thanks for the download.

  192. Sherri S. says:

    Wow, thanks so much! Love it! (And would love to win the bag, too, I must confess!)

  193. Gina S. says:

    I need another purse book (can never have to many πŸ™‚ ) Thanks

  194. Jenny says:

    Looks fantastic! Gotta get my hands on this book!

  195. Palila says:

    Adorable! I love making my own bags- will definitely have to check this pattern out! (After I finish the other three I’ve started…)

  196. Hannah says:

    My friend and I are getting together this weekend to work on sewing projects and this came at the perfect time!! I would love to win a copy of this book!

  197. Valerie Y says:

    I’m a bag fanatic and this one is so cute! Thanks for the pattern.

  198. Nicole says:

    Thanks so much for the pattern! It’s such a cute bag, can’t wait to make it.

  199. Donna says:

    Cute bag! Putting in my to do pile right away. πŸ™‚

  200. WandaFish says:

    I’m a big fan of Lisa. Thanks so much for the chance to win such a gorgeous bag – fingers crossed!

  201. Diana K says:

    Thanks so much for the free pattern and a chance to win the book!

  202. meikjn says:

    ooohhhh! I always need a new bag….

  203. IrishJenn says:

    CUTE bag. Love that color combination!

  204. Jessica says:

    What an adorable bag!! I’m printing the PDF as I type this! : )Thanks! And I’d LOVE to win the bag pictured!!

  205. rose says:

    cute bags!

  206. Beth says:

    What a gorgeous bag!

  207. Stacey says:

    I’ve been looking for a pattern for a new bag – I think this may just fit the bill. Thanks for this!

  208. Michelle norris says:

    Thank you so much for the pattern. Love this bag!

  209. Sourkraut says:

    What a cute bag! Thanks for the giveaway.

  210. Sarah says:

    I love Lisa’s bags and patterns, it would be great to win one of her bags!

  211. RaDonna Murner says:

    I am so addicted to handmade bags. I definately need more!

  212. Gorgeous bag and generous to share the pattern! Thank you.

  213. Sarah says:

    I adore that bag! Would love to carry it for class!

  214. bess says:

    that bag is adorable!

  215. Amanda says:

    That bag is beautiful! Can’t wait to download the pattern.

  216. Lilian Pinto says:

    I love to have the bag!

  217. Kelli says:

    Thanks for sharing! It’s a lovely bag that has me dreaming of summer!

  218. Sarah says:

    Cute, really cute. Love it!!

  219. Ashley says:

    Super cute bag! I’ve been needing to upgrade from my diaper bag :/

  220. Kayla says:

    I love the bag. Absolutely beautiful!!

  221. Julianne Ross says:

    A girl can NEVER have too many bags!

  222. Naomi Vela says:

    I’d love to win the book….the bag looks great, and if that’s the standard of bags you can make from the book, we should all get them delivered to us, just like the telephone directories…lol Hugs Naomi

  223. Colleen says:

    Great bag!! Thanks for the pattern and the giveaway!!

  224. Yvonne says:

    Awesome looking bag! Thank you for the pattern. You are very generous to share it with us…..Yvonne.

  225. Neeza Zaini says:

    Wow, you’re so nice Lisa. Hope to win this too. Thank you.

  226. Debbie says:

    Oh i have such a weakness for bags, My husband is always joking that if he loses me he will know to find me in a bag or shoe shop!!

  227. Cindy says:

    Thanks so much for the feed bucket tote pattern. It looks like an awesome bag! I can’t wait to make it.

  228. April says:

    I love this bag! Exactly what I’ve been looking for to haul my handwork around to swim class, ballet class . . . Can’t wait to make it.

  229. Roberta says:

    wow…thanks so much for the free pattern πŸ˜‰ Would be pleased as punch to win a completed bag!

  230. Rachel says:

    What a fun give away! I love the bag.

  231. Alli Forsyth says:

    I love these bags…and need to own this book!

  232. Jody says:

    This is a precious bag!! Would love to win it an show it off!! πŸ™‚

  233. Linda says:

    What a great bag and the aqua and red color combination is so cute. I’d love to win it.

  234. Hannah says:

    I love the patterns and colors. So beautiful. The book looks amazing as do the bags!

  235. Shannon H says:

    Thanks so much for sharing the pattern!!! Oh how pretty that bag is and to win it would be awesome!!

  236. Connie Jagolinzer says:

    Love this bag. I can’t wait to give the pattern a try!

  237. Cinnamon says:

    I’m in the market for a new bag and this one looks fab! And if I don’t win, I’ll just make myself one πŸ™‚

  238. Jen K says:

    Oh that is cute! I was just looking at this book last week! Decided I needed more skills first, but for sure will be added it to my library at some point!!

  239. Sewview says:

    Am I the only one having problems finding the PDF to download? Would love to try this pattern!

  240. Penny says:

    I have this book and it is great!! I love that bag too but of course…I haven’t made it yet so I would love to win this one!!

  241. Citra says:

    I’m a Lisa fan !! and OMG what a fab giveaway, I would love to have anything made by Lisa

  242. Alyssa Sorenson says:

    I was just looking at this book on amazon! that bag is lovely!

  243. Lyn says:

    Cute bag

  244. erika says:

    Thanks for the pattern! Love the bag and the fabrics! Love red and aqua – my wedding colors four years ago!

  245. Lauren Davison says:

    Um yes. I would LOVE LOVE LOVE that bag, and now must have her book. πŸ™‚

  246. Holly Atherton says:

    What a perfect sized bag! I like the fabric as well.

  247. Tammy says:

    Great pattern! I’d love to carry that bag to work (with it’s cute red flower!).

  248. Sara Upshaw says:

    I’m so into bag making right now. This is perfect! Thanks for sharing.

  249. Lucie says:

    The book looks wonderful!!! You can never have too many bags.
    Lucie (

  250. Genevieve says:

    Wahoo! Can’t wait to dowload it!


  251. JennE says:

    Awesome pattern….I was itching to make a new bag! Thanks.

  252. Sandi says:

    I love Lisa’s bags and would love to win one!

  253. Gina says:

    I love the fabric on these bags! So beautiful.

  254. Debbie says:

    Love the Bag and fabric would love to win.Thanks

  255. Gaye says:

    Great looking bag. I have just the fabric to make it. Now, to get the book!!!

  256. Mujgan says:

    I’ve already ordered the book and the picture of this happybag made me order the book, thanks for the pattern, maybe I can try to make the bag until I receive “the book” πŸ˜€

  257. Becky says:

    That bag is perfect for the every-day-to-work variety. And I love the fabric. Consider me entered!! And thanks for the pattern.

  258. Carla says:

    Cute bag – Can’t wait to make one! πŸ™‚

  259. Anna says:

    What a great bag – I’d love to win the book!

  260. Amy G. says:

    What a great bag!

  261. Kristin S. says:

    Oohh that aqua/red bag is adorable! Looks like the bag is the perfect size for everyday use too.

  262. Bethany S says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this bag and the fabric! I always make bags to give to people as gifts, but I would definitely keep this one for myself…it’s just too cute!

  263. Kate I says:

    I LOVE the red and turquoise color combo and the bag is so practical and cute. I wish I could jump inside and let it take me somewhere, well maybe, vice versa.

  264. Margaret H says:

    I love that bag! I also love the pattern. Can’t wait to make one.

  265. Barbara says:

    Great looking bag, I’d love to win it.

  266. Angie says:

    I would love to own this book! One of the very first bags I ever made, I made using a tutorial from U-Handbag!

  267. Jenny S. says:

    I love any book about making bags. I really love this bag, so cute!

  268. Heidi says:

    I LOVE bags. This would be the perfect book. Thanks.

  269. Deborah S. says:

    I can’t wait to make this beautiful bag. Thank you for the opportunity to drool over your lovely photos!

  270. Meg says:

    I love, love Lisa’s bags and all her patterns are great!

  271. Em says:

    What a gorgeous bag! I would love to make one, and the book looks like it has lots of helpful information!

  272. mama lusco says:

    I love this bag! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  273. Toni says:

    Cute bags! I love the red one!

  274. Maeve says:

    Beautiful bags! Would love to win the flowery printed bag, so pretty! Can’t wait to see the book!

  275. Brooke says:

    this bag is absolutely adorable. it reminds me of a more ashionalbe beach bag. I LOVE IT!

  276. Ramona says:

    I love this bag and love the colors of the bucket bag she made. I can’t wait to make one.

  277. adrienne says:

    Cute, cute, cute!

  278. melanie says:

    i love making bags, this is such a pretty one, thanks for sharing the pattern!

  279. Cheryl says:

    I was looking at you book on Amazon. There are some really cool looking bags in the book.

  280. mkate says:

    love the shape and the contrasting fabric inside!

  281. Sylvie says:

    This is a pretty bag, and it would make a nice splash of colors to brighten winter.

  282. Jenny says:

    What a great little bag! I would love to win it! I’m going to read the interview now…

  283. Christine M says:

    What a great bag. I love the idea of it being reversible.

  284. Laura Reich says:

    Absolutely adorable!

  285. Alice S says:

    I can’t find in the pattern instructions how much to enlarge the pattern pieces. Can you share that with us?

  286. Morgan says:

    Fabulous bag, and I’m looking forward to trying the pattern! Thanks for the giveaway!

  287. Amber says:

    Gorgeous bag – will look wonderful in AMY BUTLER fabric – have just the one to use in my stash. Thanks v much.

  288. Beth says:

    Those colors go together so well – just stunning!

  289. Blossom says:

    That is a really cute bag! I wish I my sewing skills were more advanced, so I could make one of those!

  290. Adorable! Thanks for a chance to win!!!

  291. Wendy B says:

    aqua and red just never goes out of style does it? just so pretty!

  292. Danielle says:

    That bag is too cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

  293. stacy says:

    Great free pattern and wonderful giveaway, thank you!

  294. Zrinka says:

    Beautiful bags! I would love one :-)… and I will definitely try the pattern. thanks!

  295. A.J. Dub says:

    Cute bag! Thanks for the pattern!

  296. Ann in Sweden says:

    The bag is sooo cute – got to order the book right away πŸ™‚ .

  297. Janet K says:

    Thanks for the free pattern – that is a great looking bag!

  298. Angela H says:

    Thank you for sharing the pattern.. Another bag to add to my must make list….

  299. Julie says:

    Great bag and pattern!

  300. Tonya says:

    I love those bags! They are beautiful! Thanks for the chance to try to win one! πŸ™‚

  301. Heidi says:

    Gah! So generous! I’m definitely making one of these . . .

  302. Morgan says:

    Ooh lovely giveaway! Can’t wait to get my hands on the pattern either. πŸ™‚

  303. Leigh Anne says:

    What an adorable bag! Thanks for the giveaway!

  304. Mandi says:

    Great bag! I can’t wait to make my own, although winning that teal and red one would be fantastic! Thank you so much for the pattern!

  305. Darla says:

    Thanks for the inspiring pattern. One can never have too many bags!

  306. Jesse says:

    This is such a great giveaway – cute bag! and Thanks for the free pattern – extra awesome.

  307. Laura says:

    gorgeous bag! Thanks Lisa!

  308. christine says:

    The bag is adorable and I look forward to seeing this book!

  309. Ashley Cook says:

    Beautiful bag. Excited to try the pattern too.

  310. Stacey says:

    Love, Love , Love this! I am obsessed with bags right now so this is perfect!!

  311. Tina says:

    I have been following Lisa’s blog for a year now. I love her style & get a kick out of her witty remarks! I adore all of her designs!

  312. beth says:

    What fun! Thanks for another wonderful giveaway!

  313. Erin says:

    Super cute bags!

  314. all8garden says:

    What a cute bag. Looks pretty easy too. Thank you Lisa.

  315. mila says:

    Can’t wait to try it out!

  316. Pepie says:

    thank you for this great free pattern :).

  317. Jennifer says:

    Gorgeous! You can’t ever have too many bags! :o)

  318. Kristin H says:

    I love that the bag is reversible!

  319. Andrea says:

    awesome! so pretty

  320. QuilterMary says:

    It’s freezing cold outside and that bag just makes me warm all over … I want it to be spring and I want to be carrying that bag!!

  321. alison says:

    Wow! Can’t wait to get my hands on this pattern and start sewing! Love the bag you are giving away!

  322. Samantha says:

    I love Lisa’s work. Can’t wait to see the book!

  323. Jessica says:

    So, so cute! I love the shape of the bag, and the colors–I’m ready for summer! Thanks for the giveaway.

  324. bookboxer says:

    How generous of you! Thanks for the chance!

  325. MamaBee says:

    Thank you for this pdf! Now to find the right fabrics for this project…

  326. Brittney says:

    That is so cute. I just moved into a new house and had a spare room that i turned into a craft room( dream come true) This blog is the best for great new crafting ideas

  327. kvossler says:

    what cute bags!

  328. robin says:

    Thank you – what a lovely bag!

  329. Michie says:

    I love this bag! And the red/teal combo. Can’t wait to whip something up in my craft room.

  330. Kristi says:

    I really want to try this. It is Super Cute!

  331. I love Lisa’s blog and shop and would love to win her bag!

  332. Thank you for the PDF! This would make a great bag to carry around diapers and other toddler items!

  333. Sarah says:

    Love it! Thanks for the amazing giveaway~

  334. Nichole says:

    Thanks for generously sharing your pattern! Can’t wait to try it out!

  335. Marci Girl says:

    I would love to win an actual bag made by Lisa herself, how great would that be? Love it!

  336. Lynda says:

    Ohhh this is so nice!

  337. sandra says:

    LOVE IT! thanks

  338. Cassie F says:

    That is one gorgeous purse!!!!!

  339. Marcia W. says:

    Thank you for the lovely purse pattern/pdf.

  340. VickiT says:

    What a great bag. Thank you so much for the pattern and chance to win the one pictured.

  341. please please please let me win! fingers crossed.

  342. Kelly P says:

    Thanks for the pattern! I’m going to try it out asap.

  343. great bag~

  344. Sue R says:

    Very pretty…can’t wait to try it…

  345. Cathy A says:

    Thank you for the pattern! It’s a really cute bag!

  346. SewLindaAnn says:

    I would love to win the bag! I hope when she does a tour in the U.S. she comes to Georgia!

  347. Amy B says:

    I’ve had fabric set aside for a spring bag, this may be the one!

  348. Lynn says:

    I love that bag!

  349. deede says:

    Thanks so much for the pdf!

    I decided a couple of months ago that red and aqua are my happy colors–they lift my spirits and make me happy! Thanks for the chance to win and again, thanks for the great pattern!

  350. Joey Snow says:

    This book is put together so nicely and I would love to win the bag – that would be so cool to have.

  351. Rossana Morigeau says:

    Please enter me for this giveaway! They r so cute!!!

  352. Runa says:

    Ok so I’m the typical girl who drools at bags and I just figured I’d better start making my own cause I was going bankrupt you see and everyone’s carrying the same stuff here. So i do try and make the free patterns that I can lay my hands on, but I still need to learn alot and the book will help so much and the bag made by Lisa herself? gosh “priceless” I’m praying hard!

  353. Cricket says:

    I’m not always a fan of large bags, since I am the type that carries a minuscule pocketbook, but that bag is gorgeous. Big, and lovely without being over the top. I’ll definitely be downloading the pattern.

  354. Thank you for the pattern~ It’s lovely. I can’t wait to attempt it.

  355. Sharon says:

    Beautiful pattern! What scale do I print the pattern pieces in?

  356. Rebecca says:

    LOVE her designs and her blog!

  357. MeganAnne says:

    That looks like a great bag! Thanks so much for sharing the pattern.

  358. Bonnie Kane says:

    Well, I have downloaded the instructions and the pattern, but I can’t figure out what I have done wrong.The pattern gives only 2 pattern pieces for this bag (no base and no main body).

  359. Deanna says:

    Beautiful colour combinations. Thanks for sharing the pattern.

  360. Heather Rae says:

    What a great giveaway! That bag is gorgeous! Thank you so much for the PDF pattern as well. This book has been sitting on my wish list.

  361. Musetica says:

    This bag would just be awesome for summer! Can’t wait to start working on it! Thank you!

  362. Emily says:

    What a cute bag!

  363. This book is on my list of things to buy, but if I can win it, that would be great! Thanks for the giveaway!

  364. Ana V says:

    Thanks for the free pattern! looks lovely!

  365. MargaretQuilts says:

    Please enter me into the drawing for the bag. Aqua is my favorite color and Lisa did a great job.

  366. Crystal says:

    Thanks for sharing news about the book and one of Lisa’s bags! This would be lovely to win!

  367. DeNacho says:

    great summer bag!

  368. June says:

    I can’t wait to try the Reversible Bucket Bag!

  369. Rebekah says:

    Thanks for the pattern!! Love the bag. πŸ™‚

  370. Kate says:

    OH my goodness! Thank you so much for the pattern. I love the bag and definitely want to check out the book!

  371. Yvonne says:

    what a great looking bag! I’ve been looking for a good new pattern to try

  372. kate C. says:

    Really cute bag! I will have to check out the pattern.

  373. kelly jo says:

    Cute bag! Love it, looks so functional! I’ll hold off on making it in case I’m lucky enough to win!!

  374. Rachel Gray says:

    This bag is cute. I’m a beginner and I’m teaching myself through each new project and this looks like a good one!

  375. Corvus says:

    I’ve been oddly drawn to aqua and red lately as a color combo. The bag looks lovely!

  376. Anita says:

    I love making bags, thank you so much for the free down load!

  377. Christina says:

    Thank you for the pattern!

  378. Jessie says:

    Thanks for the free pattern! Love it, love the bags!

  379. Tracy says:

    The purse is darling! I recently made my first purse – a coin purse (everyone has to start somewhere!) Thanks for the inspiration and the great giveaway!

  380. Alina says:

    Love the bags! Lovely, hope that I will win this time. Again, thanks for the chance and generosity.

  381. DianeY says:

    That bag is so cute! Thanks for the pattern!

  382. Rebecca says:

    I love the little flower closure! Thanks for the chance to win.

  383. Rebecca says:

    adorable bag and great pattern. I am thinking about using it make uniform grocery shopping bags. Hope to make one very soon!

  384. Hope says:

    I can’t wait to make a bag with this pattern. Winning the giveaway would be pretty sweet too.

  385. sewtara says:

    I’ve had this book for a while, thanks to relative in the UK.
    It’s amazing!
    I fell in love with the bucket bag thanks to the lovely fabrics in that first picture.

  386. Claire says:

    What a cute bag! I’d love to win!

  387. Joke says:

    Ooooh lovely pattern πŸ™‚ Thank you!

  388. Lorrie Orr says:

    The bag is beautiful, and I’m printing off the PDF as I type. Thanks so much Lisa, and SMS.

  389. Tara says:

    What a great-looking bag! I would love to make it, so thanks for the pattern!

  390. Maxine says:

    Love these designs!

  391. Amanda Chea says:

    This is awesome! Thank you!

  392. Denean says:

    This is a lovely bag. Love the colors!

  393. Deanne says:

    Great bags and thanks for the pdf. I just started making bags and am glad to add this pattern to my growing collection.

  394. Debbie says:

    this is my incentive to making a bag! thanks!!

  395. Sonja says:

    Love the shape of this bag and the colors! If I don’t win the bag, I will definitely need to get The Bag Making Bible. ;0)

  396. Julie says:

    This is my new bag to make! I’ve been on the lookout for a cute spring bag. It would be even better if I win it πŸ™‚

  397. Elaine says:

    Love Lisa’s work! She has such creative designs and quality work!

  398. Raichel says:

    The giveaway bag is gorgeous – perfect for spring! Thanks for the pattern!

  399. Tracy C. says:

    Oooooh, I love the colors of that bag. Would love to have that! thanks for the giveaway.

  400. Kelly Sas says:

    I can’t wait to try this pattern for the bag because it is such a great design. I would be honored to carry a bag that Lisa made! I wonder if she would autograph it too?!?

  401. elisabeth says:

    I can’t wait to make one of these! I have a sister who has a garden and I know just what to put on one side of the bag to go with her gardening stuff! Thank you for the pattern and a chance to win the book!

  402. Tracy says:

    Thank you for the great pattern! I can’t wait to try it out.

  403. Addy says:

    Thank you for this great pdf and giveaway!

  404. Leanna says:

    Can’t wait to try it out! Thanks!

  405. Amy Hodge says:

    We just got this book at the shop where I work and it looks great! Would love to win a big that Lisa actually made. πŸ™‚

  406. Tonya says:

    Such a cute bag! Thanks for sharing the pattern. I will definately be giving it a try.

  407. Chavon Smith says:

    Thank for this Lovely post! Lovely bag!

  408. Bailey says:

    Very excited to try this pattern out! Thank You so much.

  409. Dannielle says:

    I’m SO excited to make this bag. Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  410. Chrissy says:

    Oh Boy! I can’t wait to make this bag!

  411. Tammy says:

    How exciting! I’d love to win!

  412. Brenna says:

    Love the bag!

  413. Stephanie says:

    What cute bags! Thanks for the chance to win!

  414. Amber Murphy says:

    I love that fabric!! What an interesting combination.

  415. That’s for the pattern! I’ll make it for sure.

  416. Teresa S. says:

    Love these bags!

  417. Cammie Heaston says:

    What a great bag! I love all things red and the aqua combo is perfect.

  418. kayduh says:

    can’t wait to try and make this. it will probably take me until summer, but that works since it looks like a cute summer bag!

  419. Samina says:

    That’s an adorable bag & I can’t wait to pull out some fabrics & to try it. Thanks for providing it.

  420. Ms. Fine says:

    I love the design. Beautiful!

  421. Katie says:

    Adorable bag!

  422. Megan says:

    Oh goodie! Another excuse to make cute bags!

  423. Lauren says:

    Definitely going to make this!

  424. KarinM. says:

    What a lovely bag, and a wonderful combination of color and fabric!

  425. Jennifer Wightman says:

    Thanks for the pattern. I think I will try it as my first trip into bag making… Well really my second, but the first was many years ago and not so successful… So this will be my… revival.

  426. Tammy says:

    awesome bag! i wanna make it! however i am having trouble getting pattern? πŸ™ any help on how to print it to scale? thanks!

  427. Liz says:

    Pretty bag!!!

  428. Sharon T. says:

    Thank you for the pattern!

  429. Oh Wow!

  430. Kelly says:

    love the free pattern, love the bag, love it all!

  431. Vicki K says:

    I am getting fabric out right now to make this bag for my friend’s birthday. Thank you!

  432. Amy H says:

    Very cute… I *always* have use for one more bag.

  433. Tammy says:

    What a cute bag! Thank you for the free pattern.

  434. Lauren H. says:

    Oh my gosh, that bag is so cute!!! I would love it!

  435. Jennifer3 says:

    Thanks for the pattern!

  436. eleanor says:

    Cute purse. how do you print the pattern? I’m confused about that.

  437. Tami says:

    Thanks for the free pdf. It is so well written and full of useful information. I’m going to start on it today.

  438. jenn says:

    this is so beautiful! I plan to make one with the generous pdf, but would love to win one in the meantime. Thank you Thank you!

  439. Seanna Lea says:

    I love the bag. It looks so playful, yet completely functional.

  440. SweetPea says:

    What great bags! So versatile, there must be 100+ uses for them, a girl can never have too many bags.

  441. Jennifer says:

    So beautiful, I purchased some red and teal fabric to make a bag for myself. Just waiting for the right pattern.

  442. Jasmine says:

    I love the aqua bag! Hope I win this one, but if not at least I can make my own version–thanks!

  443. janimal says:

    Oooh, that bag is lovely! Fingers crossed!

  444. marisa young says:

    This is such a adorable bag! Perfect for on the go and great vibrant colors for the spring and summer!

  445. Caitlin says:

    What a cute bag! It looks like a great carry-all bag.

  446. dorothy says:

    I love the aqua and red together. Great bag.

  447. Lindsey says:

    Thanks for the pattern! I’d love to win that cute bag!!

  448. What a cute bag. Id love to be entered to win it:)

  449. Carrie says:

    Love the red flower button!

  450. Cherri says:

    Love it!!!!

  451. Virginia says:

    Very Cute!

  452. Ernessa Sapper says:

    I would love to win that made-by-Lisa-Lam U-Handbag! I love to make bags but it sure is nice to get one already made!

  453. Anne Marie says:

    Lovely bag – thanks for the download.

  454. angela says:

    great pattern!

  455. Wendy says:

    Bags are so fun to make, and practical. I’d love to win πŸ™‚

  456. Angie says:

    That is a darling bag. Please thank her for the free pattern.

  457. Bethany says:

    OH I would love to win that bag! I’ve followed Lisa’s blog for a long time–not only is she a lovely lady, she’s so accessible for help with her patterns and any other sewing queries. I receive many comments on the bags I make from her patterns, and I’ve used her book many times for help with pockets and piping and whatever. OK, I’m done gushing πŸ™‚

  458. lisa swinney says:

    My husband and I just went to B&N this weekend and I always grab a few books. I told my husband “THIS is the best book ever!!!” I was impressed that she gives you the “tools” to make your own stuff not just copying what she has in there. Very cool book and I would love to save money cause im definitely buying this one day!!

  459. Becca says:

    Lovely! I can’t wait to try it!

  460. sarah says:

    What a beautiful bag! I’m going to download that pdf right now!

  461. Grace says:

    Oooh! So pretty! Thanks for a chance to win a bag!

  462. Melissa says:

    Thanks so much for the free pattern! This book looks great and I’m off to read the interview, too!

  463. Lorelei says:

    Thanks for this wonderful free pattern and book preview. It looks super!

  464. Bethany says:

    That bag is super cute! Definitely downloaded that pattern for future use! Thanks for sharing!

  465. Catherine says:

    thank you for the free pattern – it looks easy to make and SOO pretty

  466. tayamg says:

    I’ve been looking forward to Lisa’s book – can’t believe there’s a chance for a Lisa original, too! thanks so much!

  467. Kelli says:

    I’ve never tried making my own binding before…that would be so much prettier than the store-bought variety!

  468. Timmi says:

    new bag for spring and summer that would be lovely!

  469. Jayne Cagle says:

    functional-check; pretty-check FUN!-check looks like the perfect bag for travelling πŸ˜€

  470. Naomi says:

    I am addicted to bags! This is a great addition to my collection. Thanks for the pdf and the chance to win. πŸ™‚

  471. Julie Schubert says:

    Hello. I can’t wait to get the book and start making bags. I love your blog and I am inspired to sew more often.
    Have a great day.

  472. Diane says:

    Love the bags. Can’t get the pdf to download and hoping it will work later. Thanks for your generosity.

  473. Lisa says:

    That bag is super cute!!

  474. Angela N. says:

    Ooooh thanks for the pattern!! and the chance at a bag!!

  475. LJ Owen says:

    I love that bag and think it would be a great reference for me when I’m making more!

  476. Tracy says:

    Cute pattern! Thank you!


  477. Sara says:

    That bag is such a beauty:) I LOVE it dearly!!

  478. Lindsey C says:

    I love this book! I read it through and am now working on gathering all the items to make the get away bag. The book is really well laid out and informative.

  479. tracy_a says:

    what a cute bag! please enter me in the giveaway.

  480. Jen says:

    I love those colors together!

  481. Katy says:

    Thanks for the great pattern!!

  482. Regan says:

    wow..this is great-I’m always looking for bag patterns

  483. carol c says:

    Good Day to you! What a wonderful book, thanks for the free PDF pattern! this is beautiful. I had never heard of it. WOw the interview post too! what an eye opener this mroning

  484. Anya says:

    How great! thanks for the chance!

  485. Sara says:

    What a generous pattern freebie and giveaway! How do you always know, Sew Mama Sew, just what I am in need of?! Thanks.

  486. Diana says:

    I am very excited for the release of this book. I think Lisa Lam’s handbags and blog tutorials are fabulous!

  487. jessica says:

    Oh, me please…I would love to have one of Lisa’s lovely bags!

  488. Kelly Stockstill says:

    The bags are beautiful! Count me in!

  489. Karoline Filicetti says:

    I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE making bags. Thanks for offering up this chance to win. πŸ™‚

  490. britt says:

    CUTE! I love that bag, it is adorable

  491. Shelly says:

    Thank you for the pattern!!! I’m quite the bag-addict myself. I’m so excited to get started and look for your book.

  492. Bonnie Cummings says:

    I have bookmarked zillions of pages of pretty bags, but have never made one of them. I loved this bag as soon as I saw it, and once I looked at the pattern file I was smitten – the directions are perfect. Clear instructions, really pretty bag….I love it! Must go enter to win a copy of the book now too.
    Thanks! πŸ™‚

  493. Christine says:

    AAAHHHHHH!!!! I love that bag!!! those are my favorite colors!

    AND and chance to win a book? from this bagaholic person, that is the bomb.

  494. Alisa says:

    Lovely! This might have to be my first bag project. Thanks for the pdf πŸ™‚

  495. Elise says:

    What a lovely bag!

  496. Sherrie Smith says:

    What a cute bag!

  497. Lori says:

    How generous! I would love to win that beautiful bag…and if I don’t win I’d love to make it. πŸ™‚

  498. Carol-anne says:

    What a lovely spring bag. I will be making these for my older daughters for Easter this year. Thank you Lisa.

  499. love this giveaway! sign me up.

  500. Katie says:

    I just love that aqua and red bag. Super cute and perfect for spring!

  501. Betty says:

    This is a very handy bag.

  502. Maisy says:

    This is the most adorable bag! Thank you so much for the free pattern, I can’t wait to give it a try. πŸ™‚

  503. Susan C. says:

    Oh my goodness, that bag is adorable! Sign me up!

  504. Tara says:

    I’m very excited to try this free pattern. It’s been years since I’ve done any sewing and recently I bought material from your site (it arrived yesterday and is just lovely)! I can’t wait to get started. I’m so glad I stumbled on this site.

  505. KatB says:

    I have been looking for a bag pattern so I’m really excited to try this one – thanks!

  506. Thanks so much! This is awesome πŸ™‚

  507. Leslie says:

    That is so beautiful. I have to check this book out!

  508. Allison says:

    What a pretty bag. I can’t wait to give it a try.

  509. Jess says:

    That bag is lovely, and I really like those two colors together!!!

  510. I have the book (which I LOVE) but I would love to win the bag! I think that color combination is so cheerful! πŸ™‚ Thank you!!

  511. Rachael says:

    super cute. i’ll have to try this one out!

  512. Tami Wall says:

    Love the bag! I’ve been looking for a tote for myself for when I go to the gym that i can just throw in my shoes and water bottle. This looks like the one! Now I’m anxious to hit the fabric store!

  513. Wendy D. P. says:

    Ooh so fun! That bag is adorable! The pattern looks great – can’t wait to tackle it!

  514. Amanda M. says:

    I’m so getting this book. Thanks for the chance at winning this bag!

  515. Rebecca says:

    Love the bag!

  516. Jen says:

    Thanks for the pattern!

  517. Gill says:

    ooooh yes please!
    I’m a big fan of Lisa’s work and I’ve made several bags with her free patterns!

  518. Maya says:

    This looks like a great bag. I can’t wait to make one. Thank for the pattern!

  519. Alisa says:

    Such a wonderful pattern! Thank you so much.

  520. Karen Compton says:

    I love the fabrics in the red and blue bag. It’s one of my favorite color combos!

  521. Gorgeous bag and a great pattern ! thanks so much for sharing this and for the chance to actually win the gorgeous bag !!

  522. Teresa says:

    Ho hum – first to comment here too. What are the chances? Oh well, here goes.
    Thank you so much for the free pattern – it’s very generous of Lisa. Please enter me – I’d love to win the bag.

  523. AnnaG says:

    this looks like fun bag to make

  524. JD says:

    Super cute!

  525. Theresa says:

    So preeeeetty! I wanna, wanna, wanna! πŸ™‚

  526. Marilyn says:

    I would love to have The Bag Making Bible! I need some ideas to make some cute bags for my duaghters and myself.

  527. Crystal says:

    Love the fabrics! They really help make the bags pop!

  528. Kristin says:

    Adorable bag! I have definitely added it to my (lengthy) list of things to make.

  529. Lindsey F. says:

    Cute bag! It’s making me think springtime on a cold day.

  530. Caroline says:

    What a cute bag! I can’t wait to see the book!

  531. Linda says:

    This is very cool. I love the size of the bag and the shape of the top.

  532. trash says:

    Lisa is one of the world’s bag-making queens. She and Nicole Mallieu could get together and make a global empire of bag-making fabulousness!

  533. Melissa says:

    That bag is super cute. I’m definitely going to try to make one of my own!

  534. Mak Teh says:

    ooooo…I love it,please count me in,I am too scared to make a bag

  535. Paula says:

    I love Lisa’s blog and her great tutorials. I hope I’ll be able to buy the book soon. Thanks for the chance!

  536. Vonda says:

    Lisa love the bag it’s adorable. Thanks for sharing the tutorial with us. I am always looking for things to make and donate to our youth auction in the spring. This will make a great donation.

  537. Wohoo love Lisa’s bags!

  538. Jennifer says:

    What a great bag! and a way to show off more than one of your favorite fabrics! Thanks.

  539. Angie Fowler says:

    Would love to have this book!

  540. Andi says:

    I can’t wait to try this bag! Thanks so much for sharing the pattern!

  541. Jennifer says:

    Lovely! I just purchased this book last week and think it is wonderful. What a great addition to my sewing library. I would LOVE to win a bag made by Lisa!! Thank you for the chance.

  542. Kimberlee says:

    LOVE this bag!!! Can’t wait to make it! Thanks for the pattern!!!

  543. asli says:

    so cute

  544. Stacey says:

    awesome, cute bags!!

  545. I love this bag! And Lisa for donating it for a giveaway! I have followed U-Handbag for years- so happy to see her ‘making the big time’!

  546. Wendy says:

    I needed a new project to get me going after all the Handmade for the Holidays projects AND I need a new bag for Spring … thanks Sew Mama Sew, this tutorial/PDF was just what the (sewing) doctor ordered!

  547. Ali says:

    I would love to have a chance to win this gorgeous bag! Count me in πŸ™‚

  548. Janice says:

    I love handmade bags and I would love to win this book! Thanks for the chance!

  549. Beautiful bags and a thanks for the pattern!!

  550. Vicki Tucker says:

    Thanks for the free pattern, I’m going to try this one soon. I’m always on the lookout for pretty bag patterns!

  551. SofiAlgarvia says:

    Thanks SMS and Lisa for both these giveaways!

  552. Violeta Petrova says:

    Thank you for the great pattern. I was planning on making a new handbag – a great new project for me………..

  553. Cass says:

    Thanks for the great pattern. πŸ™‚

  554. Alice S says:

    Thank you! thank you! for the free pattern. I must make this adorable bag. It looks like the perfect size. Great fabric choices in the example bags. I would love to win!

  555. Thank you so much for the pattern!

  556. Rebmara says:

    I love that aqua and red combination! Lovely!

  557. Uta says:

    It gets better and better on your site πŸ™‚
    Thanks for sharing the pattern.

  558. Ammie says:

    Woohoo! I’ve long been a U-handbag fan. Thanks, Lisa.

  559. Alexandra says:

    I absolutely LOVE this book. It was a Christmas present to myself and it’s brilliant! Highly reccomended – the writing is great and the techniques are very well explained. Brilliant for making your own creations very professional! I’m planning on tackling the big oilcloth weekend bag soon – I never would have had the confidence to do that without these brilliant instructions! A huge thanks to Lisa for such a great book – it truly delivers!

  560. Tia says:

    WOW! That’s a totally generous prize! What a piece that would be, flashing it around to me friends bragging that it had been made by Lisa Lam herself!

  561. Melissa says:

    What a super cute bag. It looks like it would be a good size for a diaper bag for quick trips around town.

  562. bec says:

    Hi, I downloaded and printed the pattern, but only the intructions came out, not pattern pieces. Is there something else I should be doing?

  563. Cynthia says:

    What a neat pattern! Thanks!

  564. Brie says:

    I LOVE bags and you can never have enough of them!

  565. Peggy says:

    wow, I love this bag and the colours are so me. please can i have it?!!!!

  566. wow fab giveaway, love Lisa’s work and love her book, it is the perfect reference book for making bags……great encouragement to come up with your own designs, thanks

  567. Charlotte says:

    What a great bag and pattern! Thanks.

  568. Anne says:

    It sure is a pretty bag – thank you for the pattern! But I can’t find the pattern pieces or the instructions how to draw them in the PDF file. How to get the pattern pieces?

  569. Ashley says:

    I love bags, and love making bags! How could I not enter this one?! πŸ™‚ Great contest! Thanks!

  570. Suzie says:

    Oh so exciting! I love Lisa’s bags and I shop on her site all the time. I’d love to win her bag – fingers crossed πŸ™‚

  571. Stephanie says:

    Wow… what an awesome giveaway! I love the fabrics used ont hat purse. And this book looks great.

  572. Kelly K says:

    Super cute bag! Thanks for the free PDF and tutorial. Ive got to check this book out.

  573. Aditi says:

    Great bag!

  574. Diana D says:

    I’m lusting after this pattern. I have tons of fabric that would look fantastic in this style and I can’t wait to try it out! Thank you for sharing with all of us.

  575. Lotta Nilsson says:

    Oh, how great it would be to win a book! I love making bags and I’m always looking for new ones to make.
    Lotta in Sweden

  576. Thank you for the Beautiful Pattern & the giveaway!

  577. stacey says:

    I have just started sewing and complete a girl top and two skirts. I hope towin this gorgeous bag to inspire me for the next project!

  578. Caroline K says:

    so cute!!

  579. Kristie says:

    I can’t believe this! I was JUST looking at this book on Amazon. Seriously, not 5 minutes ago! Thanks, Lisa for sharing! Your bags are beautiful!

  580. thanks for giving us the change to make this bag by ourselves and afcourse to win something! great!

  581. Helena P says:

    I just LOVE Lisa’s bag’s and that aqua and red one is especially cute, would just adore to win that one!!

  582. Valerie says:

    That is such a nice looking pattern for the bag!

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