Paper pieced book pattern update + Giveaway winner

Last Friday, I had a giveaway for my Nancy Drew tote bag and I promised you a pattern for the paper pieced book I drafted for the tote.

paper pieced book


I know I said it would be up this week, but I opened my file to tweak the seam allowances a little bit and discovered a much easier way to do the layout. The original had nine separate sections that then had to be sewn together. The new one has just three. More pieces in each section, but fewer sections. Anyway, I ended up re-doing the entire pattern. Now I feel like I should probably make one first to make sure it works out okay. I’ll try to have it up by early next week, okay?

Also, the giveaway winner is Judith. Nancy Drew Giveaway winner

She said:

Love your Nancy Drew bag! Great tutorial to follow. Thank you for sharing today.
Judith, Texas


Congratulations, Judith. I hope you enjoy your library tote; it will be in the mail next week!

4 replies
  1. Linda J
    Linda J says:

    congratulations to Judith and also to you for finding a better way to do your pattern! I guess that 2nd look proved to be very worthwhile then. More than one way to get the job too and it will look much the same in the end.

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