Free Brookfield Bag Pattern from Sew Sweetness + Jungle Ave. Giveaway

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Art Gallery Fabrics recently teamed up with designers Sara Lawson, April Rhodes and Caroline Hulse to offer AGF Limited Edition, small collections of fresh, contemporary designs. Each collection includes eight quilting weight prints, plus two of the prints in knit and one in voile. We have a new project from each of the first three designers this week, plus giveaways for fat quarter bundles from each collection!

First up is Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness with the Brookfield Bag Pattern featuring her new Jungle Ave. collection. Jungle Ave. mixes hard and soft with an “urban jungle” vision of elephants in the city streets, Underground Routes and more!

Sara designed the Brookfield Bag to get you excited about Jungle Ave.:

    This small bag will allow you to try out several fun bag-making techniques; adding a metal twist lock, using piping in a bag, making darts and adding elastic pockets. Use your favorite print and combine it with a coordinating solid to make your fabric pop!



Download the free Brookfield Bag PDF pattern, and comment below for a chance to win a fat quarter bundle of Jungle Ave. Tell us what you like about the collection, or which print jumps out at you. You can also just share some appreciation for the fabulous Sara Lawson too! (Don’t forget about her free Kennedy Bag Pattern and her Iron Reviews here at Sew Mama Sew.)

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400 Responses to Free Brookfield Bag Pattern from Sew Sweetness + Jungle Ave. Giveaway

  1. Shirley says:

    I love the bag pattern – just what I have been looking for. Love the elephant fabric – I can see that in backpack for my great granddaughter who loves elephants.

  2. Kelli says:

    I love Deep Ocean! using that for the bag would give it a very different look.

  3. Jean MN says:

    I am in love with this bag! Such a wonderful size!

  4. I like how the line brings out the softer side of Chicago with the colors and designs chosen.

  5. Regina D. says:

    The bag is adorable! Perfect for my granddaughter, daughter or me. The electreecity is beautiful!

  6. Lori M. says:

    I LOVE this bag! Can’t wait to try it out!

  7. What a neat pattern and sweet fabrics!

  8. Cindy says:

    The elephants are great and with the bag are really amazing! Thanks for the pattern

  9. Cindy says:

    What a great bag and love the elephants. Would love to make this for my niece

  10. Shannon says:

    Elephant Skyline would be perfect for a jumperskirt!

  11. fenna says:

    love the floral and the pink word print!!! soooo pretty!

  12. Diane says:

    I love the Underground Route Fabric.

  13. Amy says:

    Love the fishscale print! Would like great in this purse pattern too :D

  14. Maria says:

    I’m loving both the Brookfield and Kennedy Bags. Very generous of Sara to offer the patterns as a free download. I’d definitely like to make them. About the fabric…that would be a difficult choice. I’d have to make several :o)

  15. Courtney A says:

    This purse is too darn cute, I will be making it for sure. I really love the the “underground” pattern and the vibrant colors of the whole collection.

  16. Susie says:

    I love this purse pattern by Sara ! The Floral Asphalt and Underground will look awesome with the B & W Neighborhoods in a bag by Sara!

  17. Paula James says:

    Too cute! Love Underground Routes, Word on the Street and Floral Asphalt. Would love to win this collection. Plan to make this purse.

  18. Alesha Klein says:

    Beautiful collection. I like the textured look of the design, almost like each fabric has a different feel. My favorites are Electreecity and Deep Ocean. Would love to incorporate these into a “baby boy” quilt. Thank you for sharing this giveaway.

  19. Mary Terry says:

    Love me some elephants AND my heart belongs in the city!

  20. Java Jane says:

    Two things about the collection stand out: Electreecity (great name for such a joyous fabric) and that the collection offers knit and voile options. Finding good knits is such a challenge!

  21. Karen H says:

    Cute Collection! What I love most about this collection? I love that there are only 8 different patterns! And 8 REALLY nice patterns rather than having so many blenders. It makes the line feel manageable. My favorite two are Greenhouse Lane (I saw Julie’s Top – Intrepid Thread) and Word on the Street – reminds me of a Japanese print. Can’t wait for it to be out!

  22. I miss Chicago, and Brookfield Zoo. This entire collection reminds me of the zoo, the skyline, the water, the traffic, well- maybe not as happy a feeling but you know what I mean, even baseball. This fabric line takes me to a wonderful place full of memories. Thank you for taking me back AND for the opportunity to win my own fat quarter collection.

  23. Barbara Bradford says:

    I thought that Sara Lawson had out did herself with the free Kennedy bag, and now to offer the Brookfield Bag pattern free too is amazing… Love the elephants but the Floral Asphalt lined with the Word on the street is calling me. !! Just a lovely collection

  24. Joy M. says:

    I love NeighborHoods and Word On The Street!! :)

  25. susan says:

    I love the colors and how the fabrics look textured.

  26. Marion Knights says:

    All of the designs are terrific, but I really love the elephants the best.

  27. Patty says:

    Love the purse and plan to make my soon to be DIL one.

  28. pat says:

    such inspiration comes from this, a wonderful quilt is what i see happening with the material. thanks for all your work.

  29. Lynn says:

    I love the bag, but at first I didn’t think I would like the elephants for me, but looking at the other selection of fabrics, for me I like the floral and the geometric pattern but looking closer they all have potential and I can see me using them in different applications. Great variety.

  30. Tiffany says:

    I really love the modern, playful feel to the collection. Dotted Boulevards and Neighborhood are my favorites!

  31. Julie Craven says:

    I love all fabric with the hint of a pink in it. I’m not really a girly girl, but pink has always spoken to me. And now I’ll be singing Jungle Boogie the rest of the day. Make it stop:0

  32. sangeetha says:

    I like the mix of prints in it: tropical, cityscape etc..

  33. John Hutchens says:

    I like the Deep Sea fabric

  34. Karrie Smith says:

    I love the colors she uses, and the prints. I love the text and the elephants the most!

  35. Lida says:

    Muchas gracias por el patron…que telas más geniales..

  36. Cheryl Hovey says:

    I have to be honest & say the elephants are the only prints I don’t really care for. Sorry :-(
    I do LOVE the rest of the collection though. So much that it’s hard to make a choice. I love the
    Greenhouse Lane & both of the Kings Roads.
    I would say that Sara is a very talented young lady!!

  37. Karen says:

    Love the Floral Asphalt.

  38. Jeanne says:

    What a perfect bag. Love those elephants.
    Thanks for a chance to win.

  39. marjolein says:

    i think i like the elephant fabric best

  40. marjolein says:

    i think i like the elephant fabric best!

  41. Ruth says:

    Some beautiful fabrics. I look forward to having a go at making the bag!

  42. Kristie says:

    Wow! All these fabrics are amazing, if I could only choose one it would have to be Electreecity… oh, wait maybe floral asphalt, no no… neighbourhood. Are you sure just one? Ok, I can do that… dotted boulevard. Yes, dotted boulevard would be my pick!

  43. Lisa E says:

    I’m really liking Floral Asphalt. It’s fun!

  44. Lauren aka Giddy99 says:

    Underground Routes is my favorite print, but the floral is a close second!!!

  45. Patti says:

    I love the details of the bag and the greenhouse land fabric.

  46. Patti says:

    I love the details of the bag and the greenhouse lane fabric.

  47. Kathryn says:

    This would work brilliantly with my theme for next term – ‘Take a Look’ where we’re studying Africa and PopArt!

  48. Karen Seitz says:

    My favorite is the El print!

  49. Uschi says:

    I love the elephants and this collection. And I love the colours.

    LG Uschi

  50. Elephant skyline for me – love it!

  51. KarenP says:

    I love the colors in this collection!

  52. Amanda. T says:

    I love the underground lines fabric

  53. Marci Girl says:

    I love love love the bw polka dot print, I want that one in a knit so bad!

  54. Carla G says:

    Love these prints & the colors are fabulous!! :)

  55. Rhiannin Davies says:

    Loving the elephants

  56. Maria says:

    The bold floral print is awesome!

  57. Melissa says:

    I’m a fan of the neighbourhoods print :)

  58. Siobhan says:

    Great collection! I think the Neighborhood print is my favorite. I’ve never tried making a bag before–this would be a fun collection to use for that.

  59. Shelly says:

    floral asphalt and honeymooner suitcase, thats all I need. All of Sara’s fabrics is all I want!!!

  60. Alexandrea Morton says:

    Um yes! I love Sara’s bag patterns and have made a few – I love NeighborHoods and Underground Route… truth is Im a bit surprised these are so urban as I dont picture her style being this way from what I’ve seen, but I really dig it!

  61. Amanda says:

    Fun prints and what a cute bag! :)

  62. Alexis says:

    There are some really great prints. My favorite is NeighborHoods. The vibrant colors are really attractive.

  63. Cheri says:

    I love the elephant pattern! Takes me back to Brookfield Zoo!

  64. Adele says:

    You had me at the El! Love Chicago, Art Gallery Fabrics and your designs.

  65. Lisa says:

    I really like the colour pallette. My fav print is the large floral, wouldnt this gorgeous new bag pattern look great made up with it?

  66. Chriss says:

    Love the floral with the dark background, but the elephants are awesome!

  67. Brianna says:

    I LOVE the elephant skyline print!

  68. Jess says:

    I’m kind of a basics gal, so my favorite print is Dotted Boulevard. I’m just learning to sew with knits, so I’m excited it’s available in addition to the quilting cotton. Thanks!

  69. auschick says:

    I love this pattern!!! Definitely pinning it! And hopefully eventually I will make one!

  70. Lora Cotton says:

    I love the bright colors, and the unique designs! Love the Brookfield Bag, because it’s a perfect size for fairs/festivals/yard/garage sales, when you don’t want (or need) the extra bulk of your regular bag. BONUS that it’s a cross body type, that way your hands are always free!!!

  71. Barbara Lasky says:

    Love, love, love the elephant print. They are such majestic animals and I would so enjoy making something with that fabric.

  72. Stephanie S says:

    I love this whole collection! My favorites are Deep Ocean and Greenhouse Lane.

  73. Beth Strand says:

    I love the elephants! This bag would be perfect for my daughter!

  74. Christine says:

    The designs and colors of the fabric in this collection are very aggressive and beautifully done. It has contrast and very different graphic as well. I really enjoy how Sara put them together in this functional Brookfield Bag.

  75. LOVE the elephants and the word on the street prints!!! Too cute! Can’t wait to try out this pattern in some of my stashed FQ if I don’t win this giveaway!! :)

  76. jessicac says:

    Love the Neighborhoods.. and Blue Lagoon!

  77. JLVerde says:

    I love the elephants, of course! I’m a huge fan of novelty prints but so often they’re considered too “kiddie”. I love collections that mix fun novelties with blenders so novelties can get some respect.

  78. Pandora says:

    i like floral asphalt and electreecity! happy giveaway!

  79. mary says:

    I love those Kings Road prints, what a talented lady, bags and fabric!

  80. Patty says:

    Thanks for the download pattern. My favorite is Electreecity.

  81. Emily says:

    awesome!!! thanks for the free pattern!! Pinned.

  82. Brenna says:

    I love how bright this collection is! I just wish it was the DC Metro map ;)

  83. nique et says:

    Like the fun/unexpected mixes

  84. Marcello says:

    Absolutely love this collection! Really like Greenhouse Lane. Thanks for the free download Sara!!! What I could do with a fat quarter bundle!!!

  85. Pauline says:

    these fabrics are beautiful – hard to pick a favourite – I like the tangerines and black

  86. Lee says:

    Thank you Sara Lawson! I loved her Kennedy bag also. This fabric selection is lovely – I love the bright Kiwi and Tangerine!!

  87. Arianna M. says:

    I love all of the blues in this collection!

  88. Jan says:

    I love this purse pattern and the Floral Asphalt is my favorite fabric in the line.

  89. Alesha Klein says:

    I love the floral fabric in this line

  90. Alesha Klein says:

    Beautiful designs. I love the floral fabric in this line. Thank you for sharing with us

  91. SuzieS says:

    Love Greenhouse Lane. What a nice bag. I might have to attempt it.

  92. Cindy Dahlgren says:

    I think my favorite prints would be the black floral and the elephants, but I change my mind depending on the project. I really like them all.

  93. louise says:

    I love the bright colors! And of course the elephants in the one used!!!

  94. Denise says:

    Love those elephants! What a charming pattern. It looks so NOT homemade! Stylish and so flexible a pattern.

  95. What is there not to like.i love the prints but most of all those colors just pop…love love the colors

  96. Cheryl says:

    I love the great mix of colors in this line and then mixed with some black and white.

  97. Donna Rae says:

    I really like the elephants but the F505 is really nice too. Actually I like them all but those are my two fav’s.

  98. Lauren says:

    I love the fish scale – style print. So versatile!

  99. Kimberly says:

    I love the White with black Scallops. Super fun Collection!

  100. Jen says:

    Such a crazy mix of prints, but they work! subway maps, scales and elephants, oh my!

  101. Alys says:

    Cute, cute, cute bag. Love the elephants!

  102. Sarah says:

    Those elephants!! Love.

  103. Marcia R says:

    Love them all, but the large floral is my fave!

  104. Julie says:

    Awesome! Such bright colors!

  105. Carol says:

    What a great collection! Love the elephants and the bag design.

  106. Betty says:

    I love the elephant skyline print — imaginative and beautiful! Thanks for the free bag pattern. It’s now on my to-do list.

  107. Jenny L says:

    I like them all, but I think my favorite prints are the black floral and the pink text print. Thanks for the opportunity!

  108. sharon says:

    I love the elephant and the blues.

  109. Danielle says:

    That black, look through, screen type print is awesome. Would love to do a shirt for my daughter in that, maybe with an appliqued elephant.

  110. Rose says:

    I love the floral fabric in this line, very pretty with the pink text. Thank you for the free bag pattern.

  111. Rose says:

    Thank you so much for the free bag pattern! I love it! The floral fabric is so pretty, I like it with the pink text fabric, would make a sweet bag!

  112. Beth T. says:

    I love that elephant print! When I was a kid I had a collection of elephants–stuffed elephants, elephant candles, elephant art, etc. Last weekend I was spending time with my 3 year old nephew and he took great delight in showing me is collection of stuffed elephants–it brought back such happy memories.

  113. Bec says:

    I love the subway print and all of the bright saturated colours!

  114. Jamie says:

    Amazing combo of fabric, and love the elephants!

  115. Beth says:

    Love that blue elephant! I will be adding some of that to my stash!

  116. Sash says:

    The Elephant Skyline is my fave! Gotta love a great elephant print!!

  117. Dita says:

    Wow, super thanks for the free pattern! I think my favorite one is the elephants! I love the hand-drawn feel of it :)

  118. Tyler F says:

    As my daughter would say. Phants phants!!! We love elephants!

  119. Julie B says:

    Interesting fabric collection and color combinations.

  120. Patti says:

    The elephants and the text are my favourites, but I really like them all. Thanks for the chance.

  121. Laurel says:

    The color combinations are really amazing–love them!!

  122. Deece says:

    Thank you for the pattern! All those prints are lovely. But I really like Floral Asphalt, Kings Road Fuchsia, and Deep Ocean.

  123. april says:

    I am a sucker for blues and greens and especially teals. The elephants are my favorite, of course!!!

  124. Ingrid says:

    Hi
    The fabric with the elephant is cute and I like them all but the turqouise fabrics most .
    Green and blue is colours I often use, but also black white, I find this collection very much interesting with its many colours.
    Thank you very much for the free bag pattern. Really fine.
    Best wishes

  125. Tina C. says:

    The elephant is excellent, and so is Underground Route.

  126. L says:

    love those elephants!

  127. Mihla says:

    Love the sophisticated whimsy of this collection!

  128. jonquil says:

    I esp. love the Deep Ocean print. The elephants as well!

  129. Kairi says:

    Floral Asphalt and Deep Ocean are my clear favourites

  130. Teresa says:

    I like Electreecity, but they are all pretty! thank you for the free pattern!

  131. Diann Cornell says:

    I like how the collection combines the unexpected. My favorite print besides the elephants is the Underground Route.

  132. Terry says:

    Love everything about Electreecity….the design, color and especially the name!!! :)

  133. Carmen says:

    Forgot to tell you which designs I like…Greenhouse Lane, Elephant Skyline, Deep Ocean, to name a few. :)

  134. sharon cason says:

    I love love love the elephants and the purse.

  135. Carmen says:

    What an adorable bag!! Thank you so much! I am downloading and pinning. :)

  136. I love the Floral Asphalt, Electreecity, & Tangerine Tango! They go together so well!!

  137. Anita says:

    I love the vibrant colors, and especially like all of the small pattern prints.

  138. Bee says:

    Floral Asphalt for sure! Adorable!

  139. Love the whole collection but NeighborHoods jumps at me. I’m a B&W plus one color girl anyway! Congrats to Sara on the new line!

  140. Katie says:

    I am so excited about the underground print. My daughter loves trains and maps and her room is covered in maps. I can’t wait to make her a special surprise with this print.

  141. Robin says:

    Love the elephants and bright colors. Thank you for the bag pattern. Can’t wait til this fabric is available in June!

  142. Jowyn Jenson says:

    Deep Ocean really grabs my A really nice collection.

  143. Amy M says:

    I can’t wait to make that bag. I searched a bunch of online fabric sites for the fabrics before realizing it hasn’t been released yet! I love the elephants.

  144. geri says:

    Love this bag. Downloaded it and can’t wait to try out. Great fabrics too. Which to choose?

  145. Phyllis R. says:

    I love the bold colors of the entire collection and elephant skyline is such a fun print!

  146. Laurie says:

    I love that gorgeous floral – large scale and so striking!

  147. Julie says:

    Love the colors of that fabric!!
    Great give away:)

  148. Marti says:

    Floral Asphalt and Underground Route are both fantastic prints.

  149. Donna B says:

    well I just adore Sara herself, she is a woman after this bag loving lady’s heart!! I love the floral print SO much and can’t wait to get my sewing paws on this fabric – thanks for the chance to win and thanks to Sara for the awesome FREE pattern!!!

  150. Janie says:

    Piping help!! Love the elephants. The fabric color combination just jumps out at you. Thanks for the chance.

  151. Jo says:

    What wonderful fabric I really like neighborhoods! I will be trying out the bag patter for my DIL’s birthday it is just the size she likes!

  152. kathie cerasale says:

    I know a little girl who loves handbags and ELEPHANTS!!! This would be perfect for her!

  153. Debra says:

    Thanks for the pattern. I love the colors and the elephants.

  154. Beth S. says:

    I love the unlikely colors for the elephants. The purse is darling also. Thanks for the free pattern.

  155. Margie says:

    Love this cute purse. Was happy to read that Sara likes big print fabrics because I love them too. Orange and Lime are my favorite colors to work with so the Elephant fabric had this punch of green that makes it very modern. I looked at the collection and love Greenhouse lane, Kiwi, Tangerine Tango (LOVE IT), and of course the Elephant one. Thank you so much for sharing this design.

  156. Beverly says:

    Cute bag! And I like the underground routes fabric.

  157. Tiffany says:

    I love the combination of bold bright colors with black and white. Floral Asphalt is so pretty.

  158. Beth Penny says:

    cannot wait to try the pattern – and the fabric colors are AB FAB for spring! Love.

  159. Heather says:

    Love the elephants!

  160. MommyAfa says:

    The collection is very refreshing! I love it especially the elephant skyline, and floral asphalt (cant decide which, each of them has different feel anyway ;)) )

  161. Kara says:

    I love the Electreecity print, and my girls like the Asphalt Jungle print. I’m thinking Asphalt Jungle with the pink typographic print for three little dresses. :)

  162. Tori Smith says:

    It has to be the elephants. I love elephants but elephant fabric is often baby-ish…this is definitely funky enough for an adult.

  163. Brenda Melahn says:

    I think the Electreecity would be perfect on this Brookfield Bag!!

  164. DeborahGun says:

    I adore the elephants!

  165. allison pogany says:

    Love the blue elephants!!!

  166. Michele N says:

    I love them all but there are 3 that really jump out at me, Dotted Boulevard, Deep Ocean and Floral Asphalt. This pattern looks really cute too, small for a bag for me but my teenage daughter would love it.

  167. Sherrye says:

    Absolutely LOVE the elephants!!! Great collection!

  168. Michelle says:

    I LOVE the elephant fabric. Elephants are one of my animals spirits and that fabric is just too cute!

  169. alicia says:

    I love underground route!

  170. sarah says:

    love the bag – just the right size for a girls night out. the fabric is amazing i just love all of the different designs.

  171. Pattij says:

    I really love the elephants!

  172. Cindy Molnar says:

    I love to elephant print and underground routes especially however it is a beautiful line full of character and color. Can’t wait to make some zipper pouches, bags and dresses!

  173. kristin says:

    I love the greens and blue colors in this collection along with the pink flower print. Thank you for the bag pattern. I am going to try to make this bag. Have never used piping in a bag so this may be a challenge! I am going to check out the other prints in your collection. Thanks. :)

  174. Danita says:

    I love the Elephants and the Lime Greens!!

  175. This is a fun looking bag and I think the elephant print is looking fabulous on it!!

  176. Mhairi says:

    I love the pink text fabric. What a gorgeous range of fabrics and a great bag too. Thanks Sara, your bags are great and I look forward to trying this one!

  177. Amanda in RI says:

    I love all this fabric! I cant wait to go buy some right now! I think Deep Sea is actually most eye catching to me but I love all of them!

  178. Gina says:

    Thank you for the free bag pattern! I love the elephant print!

  179. janet langdon says:

    Great little bag, can’t wait to make it, thanks.

  180. Barb Colvin says:

    I love that Floral Asphalt is available in voile, too. Perfect for a skirt!

  181. cynthia says:

    great bag, just the size I’m looking for. And the prints are so fresh, love them!

  182. Jeanie says:

    Nice sized bag and cute design! I love the title of the collection, as it makes me think of the documentaries that you see with elephants walking free in the cities and towns….no more uncommon than a dog or cat. Great colors too. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  183. Chris says:

    Love the elephants. Thanks for the pattern.

  184. Heather says:

    I like the Deep Ocean fabric. It is a very unique color.

  185. Linda j says:

    I really like this bag . Downloaded and can’t wait to start.
    Only problem is I may have to make more than one because it’s
    Such a pretty shape.

  186. JulieCC says:

    This is so cute! It looks a bit difficult for me, but I may have to attack it sometime as it looks doable with the great pattern!

    I love Soft & Stable! If you use headliner foam, be sure to try not to have it next to your needle plate – it won’t feed well. S&S feeds so well!

    I love the colors in the collection and Floral Asphalt is awesome! Hmm, big pattern?

    Deep Ocean has a cool effect!

  187. Anita says:

    Great looking bag!

    The elephant print is the one I like the most.

  188. Hilary says:

    I just love the endless combination possibilities and if I have to choose the subway is my favourite.

  189. Karen Tye-Walker says:

    Love the elephants :)

  190. Hilary says:

    The collection has endless combinations of colours to suit all tastes. I particularly love the subway design.

  191. Sabrina says:

    What a cute bag! I will definitely have to make one! The fabrics look so fresh and crisp. Combinations of blues and greens are my all-time favorite.

  192. Cynthia says:

    I love that it is unique and colorful! I really like the piping and the contrast of the materials.

  193. MelodyJ says:

    I really like the colors and prints.

  194. Sonja Anderson says:

    Love the fabric. Love your bag. They complement each other perfectly

  195. Emma says:

    I actually really like the black and white prints – and I don’t have many of those in my stash (amazingly enough!) so these would round it out perfectly :)

  196. Sara says:

    Yep – it’s a jungle out there….nice play on city and jungle.

  197. Tammy says:

    I love the jungle!

  198. Linda S says:

    I’m loving the Elephants! Great colors.

  199. Dorothy S. says:

    Sara is so talented and very generous in sharing her talent. Love her bags and fabric designs. Wish her great success in all her endeavors.

  200. Mama Lusco says:

    Great fabrics! Thanks so much for the free pattern, too. I love using Sara’s patterns!

  201. Rachel says:

    I really like the underground routes pattern. It kinda has that Aztec feel, but when you look closer it’s like a little surprise. :) The bag is super cute too!

  202. Ashley says:

    Love that elephant print! What fun!

  203. Marissa says:

    I just adore that elephant print!

  204. Elaina Massey says:

    Love the floral asphalt and the underground pieces! I love your patterns! Can’t wait to make this bag!

  205. Lynne Tilley says:

    Love the bright floral. Reminds me of the late 60’s, early 70′s when I grew up!

  206. rgarza says:

    thanks for the pattern! looking forward to sewing. :)

  207. Loony Lady says:

    Always looking for ‘young’ fabrics to use in my purses. This would be wonderful! Designs are so well done and versitle!

  208. Robin says:

    I love that gritty polka dot!

  209. Kathy says:

    I love her bag patterns! I’ve used them before and I love the way the bags turn out. The fabric patterns are fantastic!

  210. Joan H. says:

    I love Sara Lawson’s talent for producing such beautiful bags. The fabric collection has several choices that would make lovely bags. I especially like Greenhouse Love and Deep Ocean.

  211. Janelle Hennen says:

    I love the bag with the elephant print. If I don’t win, I plan to buy the fabric and make the bag as soon as I can :-)

  212. Judith Martinez says:

    I l0ve the rich fl0ral prints!! Beautiful!

  213. Nancy says:

    Wow, what a great collection! I love the colors, I love the variety of fabrics and I love the textures in the prints…Nice job Sara!

  214. Shirley says:

    The elephants are wonderful against the city hard scape and within the clouds but her electricity made to look like trees are true beauty.

  215. Diane says:

    I really like the elephant print. The collection goes together well.

  216. Ellyn says:

    Love the elephants.

  217. Rachel says:

    These fabrics are so fresh and fun, I would love to use them for some cute bags and mini quilts!

  218. Elaine says:

    I liked the subtle shades in the blue and the yellow florals. This is a great collection.

  219. Tracy Chin says:

    Love the Tangerine Tango. Really enjoying all shades of orange lately :)

  220. CeLynn says:

    Another sweet pattern by Sara! I love that her patterns are always filled with plenty of photos,which are invaluable to us visual learners. Can not wait for Urban Jungle to hit the stores!

  221. Helen says:

    I especially love the teal and black fabrics. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  222. Hayley says:

    Gorgeous. What a sweet little bag, I love the elephants.

  223. Kate says:

    I love the grunge dots. Anything high contrast always catches my eye. Perfect in a quilt in small amounts for a little surprise or fab as binding.

  224. Linda L. says:

    The elephant pattern is my favourite.

  225. Marianne says:

    I really like the King’s Road in Fuchsia. I’ve never made a purse before but I think I will try this one. Thanks for the pattern.

  226. Heidi G says:

    I’m just learning to make bags. Love the darts and solid color patches in this one!

  227. melissa says:

    I like the cool color prints in the collection best. The blues and greens.

  228. Allison P says:

    I loooooove elephants! The whole collection is a winner for me!

  229. Laura says:

    I love the elephants and the colors!

  230. Sarah says:

    This is such a fun line- I love the elephants! I also love Dotted Boulevard and Blue Lagoon. Thanks for the adorable bag pattern!

  231. I’ve already sewn with the black with white dot and can’t wait to use the rest of Sara’s Jungle Ave. line.

  232. Barb Jolly says:

    The elephant print really jumps out at me.

  233. Jamie says:

    I absolutely love all of the prints, but “Floral Asphalt” combines my love of patterns and colors–particularly the combination of pink and turquoise! Thank you for the free pattern; I can’t wait to tackle it!

  234. Alena Mccrum says:

    I like the size and the colors in the bag

  235. Gayle says:

    Hope I don’t duplicate my entry.. I love Sara’s patterns and her book too! I like Deep Ocean, Black Asphalt and Kings Road. Would love to win the FQ’s to try them all.

  236. Gayle says:

    I love Sara’s patterns and her book is a great reference. I really like the Deep Ocean and Kings Road. Thanks Sara for another free pattern. Would love to win the FQ’s to try them all.

  237. Peta Lawes says:

    I have tested quite a few bags for Sara and I love the bags and the way she explains every detail for sewing them and the seem to me to be very easy to follow. All her bags are gorgeous but the one I love the most is the Aeroplane Bag. Whatever fabric is used it still takes my breath away when it is finished.
    Her choices of and her collection of fabrics are as usual fantastic and I just wish I could get hold of some, but living in Western Australia it just is NOT possible.

  238. Cindy Pilkington says:

    I think the elephant print is so adorable! The entire line is so crisp and fresh looking. Thanks for the giveaway!

  239. Simone says:

    I just cant go past the elephants – love them. And the colours of this collection are so fresh and bright. Well done Sara!

  240. Amy Mayen says:

    I love the Floral Asphault in voile- I got to work with some Art Gallery voile a while back and it is delicious!

  241. Margaret R says:

    I can’t wait to try this pattern the fabric is adorable. I love the elephants.

  242. Wendy C says:

    I love all of the prints, I can see making the Brookfield bag in the subway line print.

  243. Hayley says:

    I love Sara! So glad she has branched out into fabric. It’s hard to pick a favourite, but I do love the subway lines

  244. Simone says:

    I cant go past the elephants! And I love the bright fresh colours of this collection. Fabulous job Sara!

  245. Marjory W. says:

    I love the elephants. The design has a sort of Peter Max look to it and the colors are great. The Brookfield bag is great, too, as it would hang flat against my hip and thus stay put on my narrow shoulders.

  246. Deb H. says:

    I love the colors in the floral fabric.

  247. thebon says:

    those elephants are spectacular!

  248. Barbara P. says:

    I love the elephant print and I LOVE LOVE LOVE all her bags!

  249. Dawn B says:

    What a fun bag. Love the twist lock, cant wait to try out this pattern. The Floral Asphalt and Dotted Boulevard are my favorites in this collection!

  250. Mom C says:

    So fun to mix flowers, text, maps and elephants in one collection. How Whimisical. Love it. Thanks.

  251. Jan says:

    The elephant fabric and also the two black and white fabrics jump out at me. Terrific fabric collection.

  252. Michelle says:

    I love that all of the patterns are different yet they go together so well. I also have to really thank Sara for her iron reviews. I just bought the Black and Decker iron and love it!

  253. Cassandra says:

    I love the bold floral on the dark background!

  254. Karen Babcock says:

    I love the black floral print and the pink print with the text and the elephants and…

  255. Molly H says:

    This pattern is wonderful, and the fabric is gorgeous! I love the elephants… Great for adults, but wonderful for a child’s room too! :)

  256. becky says:

    Beautiful fabric and cute bag. Would love to win.

  257. Toni Buzzeo says:

    Oh my! The elephant fabric is the perfect match for my upcoming children’s book–MY BIBI ALWAYS REMEMBERS, the story of a grandmother elephant and her grandchild elephant.

  258. barbara corbitt says:

    this fabric makes me happy, happy, happy! love the elephants, they are too cute. babscorbitt at gmail dot com

  259. Mellonie says:

    I just love the Floral Asphalt. I am new to bag making and everything thrills me, but I love that the collection allows for mixing and matching contrasts to suit individuality.

  260. Regina says:

    All fabrics are beautiful, but I think Floral Asphalt and Dotted Boulevard form a good team to make Brookfield Bag Pattern !!
    Thanks for the chance!

  261. Meghan says:

    Oh I love the subway map print. So cool! And elephants?! Doesn’t get much better! I can envision my projects right now….

  262. Nice bag. I really like kiwi and ocean…

  263. JulieAnn says:

    I love the Elephant Skyline and the Floral Asphalt would look great with black Essex yarn-dyed linen or turquoise accents would be nice. Love the pattern.

  264. Betsy N says:

    I love all of Sara’s prints, the elephants and the dots are maybe my favorites for today. That bag is so cute, it’s nice to have a smaller bag option once in a while.

  265. Bethany says:

    I love the elephant print! The colors in this collection are gorgeous!

  266. Valerie Messina says:

    I love city skylines, I love elephants – combing them – OMG! I MUST HAVE! Thank you for the opportunity to win, but if I do not win, I will be buying!

  267. Désirée says:

    I love the bag and the pink, orange, and blue floral print fabric!

  268. Debbie says:

    Love the fun prints..Downloaded the pattern for the purse. Would love to make it.

  269. LeAnn says:

    Love the bright teals and the subway map.

  270. Lovely print and love the pattern, I will try it!

  271. Claire Corry says:

    Just love the elephants and the colour combo!! Great bag

  272. Thanks for another bag pattern!! Cant wait to get caught up and start making purses!! Love your new line too, so drawn to to the large floral, and the black and whites! Seems like all I think now is whether that fabric would make a good purse lining!! lol

  273. Kirsten says:

    I have collected elephants for over 30 years now so I really love the elephant print in the Jungle Ave fabrics – can’t wait for this beautiful fabric to be released! Thank you so much for the great pattern too.

  274. Susan Walls says:

    Deep Ocean and Elephant Skyline, love that one in knit as well!

  275. Cute bag! I love the neighbourhood print because it’s so versatile!

  276. Alison says:

    Such bright colours! Love that bag!

  277. I can’t wait to try this pattern! LOVIN’ the Underground Route! Congrats and good luck on this new line! It looks like a winner! (Me, too – I hope!)

  278. Lisa Marie says:

    Love the elephant print! Several good blenders too, especially the one called Kiwi with the tone on tone flowers. Gorgeous!

  279. Jenniffer says:

    Love those colors but i also have a few of Saras bags

  280. Allison says:

    Love the bag and the elephants are tres cute!

  281. Melanie W. says:

    Blue Lagoon and Deep Ocean, I love blues and teals, so they’re definitely my favs!

  282. Love this collection. Fun, modern and playful.

  283. Heidi says:

    Love the floral asphalt

  284. Danielle says:

    The pattern is well written! The subway map fabric is my favorite.

  285. Tracey says:

    I love the colors, love the tealy green with the pale green and with the black

  286. Carmen N says:

    I love the bright colors with the elephants!

  287. Mara says:

    Love the Elephant print but also the black with white dots.

  288. Marilyn Robinson says:

    Don’t know what happened in my previous comment – I love this bag and the elephant fabric has to be my very favorite of all the wonderful choices in this line.

  289. Lisa McGriff says:

    This bag is awesome and I love love love the fabric. I think it screams modern baby quilt and I’ve got a couple I need to make!

  290. Susan K says:

    I like the large floral print and the underground route fabric. Beautiful colors.

  291. Louise says:

    I really love the bold prints and bright colours in this collection, perfect for bags, quilts and many more projects!

  292. Theresa says:

    I love love love Underground Route. So many memories of riding on the El and seeing the stop names. The whole line is great!

  293. lielebeesje says:

    I love all the turquoise and petrol fabrics in the collection: Electreecity, Blue Lagoon, King’s Road Turquoise!

  294. marcia S says:

    I love the bright colors of the whole collection and the bag is adorable! Thanks for the pattern and the chance to win some fabric!!

  295. Allison D says:

    I really love this collection, especially the pink text print and the subway map.

  296. Marilyn says:

    Thanks for a small bag pattern…not enough of them to choose from. Very cute.

  297. Katie says:

    I absolutely LOVE both of the black and white prints. Thanks for the chance to win.

  298. Christina says:

    I love all the bright cheery colors, but I have to say the floral pops the most for me!

  299. Annalee says:

    I love this line!! I also love all things blk and why so I’m obsessed with those polka dots!!!

  300. Samina says:

    That bag is adorable. I can see it looking amazing in endless combinations of fabrics just in the AGF combinations. Very cute, indeed.

  301. April Lopez says:

    Love the elephants!

  302. Catriona says:

    I love the flowers on the green background. The new Aragon bag Sara made with it is gorgeous!

  303. I think my favorite print is King’s Road Turquoise or NeighborHoods. It’s hard to choose!

  304. Penny G says:

    Love the fabric – so bright!

  305. Barbara says:

    I love the Greenhouse Lane fabric. What a “happy” print.

  306. Julie Quigley says:

    LOVE Sara’s bags! Her new fabric is great and I can’t wait to get some! Thank you Sara and sewmamasew!

  307. Teresa Green says:

    I am a huge fan of Sara Lawson – I really love the Elephant print and the colors used in the collection – I can see some bags being made from this collection and maybe a wallhanging too. Thanks for the free pattern.

  308. Karen A says:

    I like the teal print with the little yellow flowers.

  309. Bonnie says:

    Those elephants are really cute!

  310. Sherry VF says:

    First, I like the way the fabrics blend so well. The changes in scale and variety o fprints is also a plus. svonfumetti at yahoo dot com

  311. Melissa says:

    I really like the subway map print…

  312. Karie says:

    So looking forward to this collection as a native Chicagoan and recently turned Art Gallery fanatic! Can’t wait to mix it with Meadow. I’m partial to the El stop print.

  313. Jessi says:

    What a cute bag! And I LOVE the elephant fabric!

  314. Margaret Schindler says:

    I love that floral and the pink text I could see one of the bags made out of these fabrics. I also love the bag pattern.

  315. Pam says:

    Sara Lawson is my sewing hero! I love her bags. And this fabric is awesome too. I love the fun modern look and especially those elephants. I would definitely make a bag just like this. Thanks for the chance to win!

  316. Kelly Wilson says:

    I love the Underground Route and Word on the Street the most but all are fun. Thanks for the opportunity! And, as a side note to Sara, thanks for the iron reviews – mine is coming to the end of its life. : )
    notwendy at gmail dot com

  317. Kathleen says:

    The bag pattern is sweet but the elephant fabric is sweeter. I’m eyeing this up even if I don’t win.

  318. Erin says:

    I am in love with this bag! Thank you for this design! I am making one for myself Andy daughter! Maybe even my sister in law! Love it!!!!

  319. Barb Quilts says:

    I am totally crushing on this fabric line, especially dotted boulevard and electreecity!

  320. Jolien says:

    The floral prints and the teal are lovely. Such a variety in prints & colors in one bundle and still they match as a bundle, love it!

  321. KAY EYLES says:

    My favourite in the collection is the large elephant print used for the bag. I love elephants and aqua is my favourite colour, so this is perfect for me.

  322. Amorette says:

    I love how the animal prints are not too cutesy or kid-like. The colors are a nice mix as well.

  323. Jessica says:

    The bag is super cute and the perfect size for strolling through the city.

  324. Kathleen Stone says:

    What unique prints! love, love, love

  325. Debora Land says:

    Being from Chicago, I LOVE the fabrics which show a skyline and the train map. It will be a piece of home I can take with me on my travels.

  326. Wendy says:

    I love the elephants! The whole collection is fun & fresh. And Sara.. well come on. She’s uber sweet and so stinkin’ creative! Thanks for the freebie Sara! :)

  327. Dayna says:

    This is so, so cute. Sara always does such amazing work. And I love the vibrant colours in this collection. Living in South Africa, I especially like the elephant print; but they are all so adorable!

  328. Gill says:

    I love the Sew Sweetness bags – Sara is incredibly talented. It’s great that she is designing fabrics too! I love the combinations of colours she has chosen. The print that jumps out at me most is the flowers on the black background. Stunning!

  329. This bag is so cute! I love the combination of fabric prints. I think my favorite of the prints is the teal with little trees (used for the pockets in the bag pattern directions).

  330. Terry says:

    Thanks so much for the free bag pattern and the chance to win FQ’s. This fabric is so adorable!

  331. Michaeleen says:

    Floral Asphalt = wow!!!

  332. Sue Halter says:

    The collection is so pretty. Very versatile with the different colorways. Thanks for the chance to win.

  333. Serena says:

    I love the summery colors in the collection!

  334. Sophie says:

    Elephant Skyline is the standout print from the collection for me. When I noticed it was available in KNIT, I really wanted some.

  335. Paula says:

    Thanks so much for another free pattern! I love the size of this bag and cant wait to try out the pattern. I love the Elephant Skyline fabric, but I’m also really drawn to the Floral Asphalt as well.

  336. Rachel Y. says:

    Love this bag pattern. Love all of the fabrics in this collection, but if I had to pick a favorite it would be the elephant pattern!

  337. Kris says:

    Most of all what I love about this collection are the colors. The blue, the greenish teals, and that fabulous shade of pink.

  338. Thanks Sara for the great pattern!!
    I love the elephant fabric and of course the pink one with the words…I love pink and words SO what could be better !? :-)
    Liz

  339. I love the elephants and the cool colors of lime and turquoise, two of my favorites! Sara’s bags are sew special!

  340. Lesley says:

    I love the elephants! I just finished anAeroplane bag and it turned out awesome!

  341. Sandy K says:

    Cute bag, thanks for the pattern. My favorite print is the Floral Asphalt. Thanks for the giveaway.

  342. Vicki H says:

    I love the bag, I hope the hardware isn’t to hard to put in. My favorite print is Greenhouse Lane.

  343. Christy H says:

    I like the Electreecity print!

  344. Gill says:

    Great bag – thanks Sara!
    I love Greenhouse Lane

  345. Lori Smanski says:

    This is an adorable bag. Thank you so much for the free pattern. I love these fabrics. They all have so much wonderful movement. The flowers especially jumped out at me. Thanks for the give a way.

  346. Allison says:

    Wow! What cute material. Saw this on another blog I read. Thanks for the free pdf of the bag.

  347. Delaine says:

    All of the fabrics are beautiful, but I especially love the Deep Ocean print. Thanks!

  348. Kristin S. says:

    I’m a low-volume collector so I’m really drawn to the ‘NeighborHoods’ and ‘Underground Route’ prints from Jungle Ave. This bag is going on my to-do list so now I’m off to find some hardware.

  349. Elaine says:

    Thank you so much for the fantastic pattern, I would love to be included in the giveaway for the lovely fabby xx

  350. Gina S. says:

    That is really cute! Thanks for the pattern.

  351. Kim says:

    What a great collection! I have admired Sara’s patterns for a long time and now some new fabric to drool over. Yay! Beautiful colours and such interesting designs, I love Word on the Street and Underground Route.

  352. jen womack says:

    Gorgeous, think I will make one for my daughter

  353. PennyDog says:

    I really like the blenders- the dots and text ones- those will work with lots of things, especially bag linings.

  354. Mary Jo says:

    Thank you for the pattern. It is the perfect size for me! I have some soft leather pieces which I would like to try to use for the trim.

  355. Katie says:

    Thanks for the free pattern :) The elephants are cute, but I especially love the flower print (which is rare, I’m usually not into flowers!). Honorable mention to the map print, I think it’d make a really fun lining.

  356. Michele T says:

    Love the colours in this fabric line and the Floral Ashphalt is the one that jumps out at me!! Thanks for the chance!!

  357. kaholly says:

    I just love the bright colors and they way they play against each other. Too much fun!

  358. Lynda H says:

    I like the electreecity and neighborhoods fabric the best – while the elephants are fun, I don’t have much where I could work them in – maybe I should be expanding my horizions.

  359. Kathleen says:

    Thank you for the tutorial. This looks like a cute bag to make.

    I love the mix of scales-large, medium and small- and types of designs-floral, natural, geometric and urban-that allow for a good look with minimal effort.

  360. Dee Andrzcyzak says:

    Very nice pattern. Directions easy to understand

  361. Margo says:

    I love the print with the elephants!!

  362. Dawn Arlander says:

    Really like the colors and elephants are a favorite !

  363. Denise says:

    So fresh; the patterns, graphics and colors are exciting!

  364. Maria says:

    I love having a chance to win Jungle Ave.! It’s so bright and happy. I especially love the elephants roaming in the city. The print is so clean, fun, and refreshing. Thanks for the chance to win!

  365. Anneliese says:

    Gorgeous bag! Just the right size for the summer when you do not need lots of stuff with you. Love the “Word on the Street”.

  366. Catherine says:

    I think it would be fun to incorporate Underground Route into a blanket for my son. Love the hardware choices on the purse — very current look!

  367. Cindy Sliker says:

    Wow! this is a wonderful bag (can not believe it is a free pattern) and I will be making this one right away!!! Of course it is adorable in this fabric line, and I would love to win some….

  368. Becky (central oregon) says:

    My favorite has to be the elephants in the city streets…

  369. Audrey says:

    I love this collection!! My favorite is a toss up between Electreecity and Dotted Blvd. I’d love a summer dress with the dotted fabric! And thanks for the bag pattern, can’t wait to get started!

  370. Michelle Olsen says:

    Word on the Street & Underground Route are my favorites, but the whole collection is wonderful!

  371. Joanna says:

    Thanks for the free pattern! Will be great to give the FQ bundle!

  372. Ramona says:

    I love the bright colors in this collection and man oh man, that purse is simply adorable. Can’t wait to make one of my own.

  373. Raina DelRio says:

    I love the Dotted Boulevard and Underground Route prints!

  374. Norma says:

    I will love to make this bag with “Word on the Street” and “Dotted Boulevard”. Thanks for the chance to win.

  375. Steph W. says:

    Such cute prints and fabulous little purse!

  376. Jennifer says:

    Such a cute bag! Thank you so much. Love the fabric, too!

  377. Carolyn says:

    I love the dots!

  378. stacy alfano says:

    I love this purse! Thank you! And that elephant print is amazing!

  379. I love the colors and mixing nature elements with the cityscape.

  380. Delaine says:

    Beautiful fabrics! I love the Deep Ocean print. Thanks!

  381. angie s. says:

    Cute prints. I think I could tackle this bag.

  382. Michelle Busler says:

    I love the colors!!! the patterns are lovely too!! Makes me want to run and play outside!!

  383. wendy says:

    I’ve read Sara’s blog for a long time and was lucky enough to test one of her bag patterns. She’s such a talented designer and seems like a lovely person too. I love the huge floral and the tealy/aqua prints in this line

  384. Alex says:

    OMG! These fabric patterns are totally the patterns I am in too!! I love all of them! I think what i like best is that they would look cool together, mixing and matching! For example the Floral Asphalt and Electreecity would be so fun together!! Would be really fun for the Kennedy Bag you mentioned!

  385. Joy says:

    I love the subway map pattern

  386. Dana says:

    I actually love the urban elephants! I work for a school in a city and our mascot is an elephant, so this would be perfect for some upcoming projects!!

  387. Peg says:

    I love the print called “Electreecity.” Thanks for a chance to win!

  388. Lisa Lee says:

    love the bright colors and the elephants

  389. Lori says:

    Fun fabrics with striking colors. My favorite is “Elephants in the City Streets.” I love the colors, and elephants are always a favorite. Beautiful!

  390. Sara says:

    i really like the bold graphic nature of the prints. the underground routes is my fave

  391. I love those elephants! It’s a really bright and fun collection, and I can’t wait to make that bag. Thanks for the chance!

  392. Liezel says:

    I love the Electreecity-print!!! And I also love the Brookfield bag. I add it on my to do-list :)

  393. Monique Atkinson says:

    I like Neighbourhoods and Dotted Boulevard.

  394. Deborah says:

    What a fun and witty fabric line, I especially like the underground routes and the electreecity.

  395. Sandy says:

    I Love this purse with Elephant Print! I also Love the Floral print!

  396. Lisa Mather says:

    I love her bags! This one looks like fun!

  397. Chris says:

    What a unique collection design! I love Floral Asphalt – beautiful and versatile!

  398. Maxine says:

    I love this little purse! The colors in this collection are amazing..

  399. TOnya says:

    I love this collection, especially the use of blues and greens. I am a big fan of elephants and blue and green so this is a BIG winner!

  400. marilyn says:

    love tangerine tango

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