Over 25% of the top selling patterns are purses and now three of the top 100 books feature purses as well. Why? Personally, I think it is because the products have caught up with the industry. With the likes of products such as Soft and Stable, mesh, vinyl and hardware, anyone can create professional looking designer bags.
Duffle Bags by Cindy Taylor Oates is the latest in her series of popular books. Mix and match fabrics to create the perfect portable storage case! Item #TMB-179 Retail $15.00
Sara Lawson has created twelve structured bags for her book, Windy City Bags. Sara explains how to confidently choose the correct interfacings and how to personalize your design with fabrics, hardware, zippers and pockets. Choose from any of a dozen top notch designs.
Item #B1312T Retail $27.99
Top designers have combined forces to create this latest book by Stash. Fifteen organizers span the needs of every quilter. Laptop folios, gym bags, and even a trunk organizer are included. Projects are rated from confident beginner to advanced. The book even includes details on the basics. Who could ask for more??? Item #11133 Retail $26.95
Remember, quilt shops are no longer just for quilts any more!