I know that quite a few of you have been anxiously awaiting the addition of Sugar & Spice to my collection of pdf sewing patterns…..Well…..Finally I can say that Sugar & Spice…yes….as seen in the June edition of Australian Homespun Magazine, is now available in my Shop!

<BIG GRIN> I am really proud of this bag ……it is quite an easy make compared to some of my patterns (Oh and YES MARIA…whom I know is reading this…I CAN and WILL make some more EASY ones! LOLL)….and it is one I have had so very much positive feedback on…..so thanks again to everyone who tested the bag AND also made it from the magazine! 🙂

Sugar & Spice as seen in the June issue of Australian Homespun Magzine

Sugar & Spice!


The Sugar
& Spice Bag
is not only
roomy and functional, but has loads of storage space too! There are 4 exterior
slip pockets and a main compartment that closes with a recessed zipper, which
is super easy to make. Two pen pockets and 4 additional slip pockets inside
complete the ensemble. Lots of wonderful piping, metal rings and shiny rivets
give your bag that professional look. Your friends won’t believe you made it

Finished Bag Size =
Approx. 36cm (14”) X 20cm (8”) X 7.5cm (3”)

Ratings INTERMEDIATE Rated Intermediate.

PDF sewing pattern Sugar & Spice by ChrisW Designs

Top View of Recessed Zipper
PDF sewing pattern Sugar & Spice by ChrisW Designs

Another version of Sugar & Spice
Sugar & Spice - a ChrisW Designs PDF sewing pattern

Interior of Sugar & Spice

DO remember to share YOUR version in our Flickr Pool AND in our Bag Brag Tuesday Linking parties! 🙂 Happy Sewing!


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  1. Chris, this bag is fabulous! I see that you have the hardware kit but are the rivets available also?

  2. Hi Alison….Thank you! Yes….I can do Rivets as well…I have two quality rivets to choose from, Both Nickle 6mm stem….16 rivets = Best quality (Being very strong and 8mm cap) $3.20, Decorative Quality (6mm cap) = $2.00 No extra postage cost if purchased with other hardware! I just haven’t had the chance to add them to my site yet! :0

  3. Yes I’m reading and will hold you to it. LOLLL Every time I look at your bags I’m green with envy. The fabrics are so pretty. I wouldn’t normally use a bright coloured bag but I sure would use these.

  4. You are such a gifted and talented artist Chris! Love your bags, thank you for sharing your creations at the Fluster Buster Party! Have a fantastic week, Lizy your co host for today!

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