Surprise Pattern Giveaway: $5.95 Colby Bag FREE Today Only!

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Well, Black Friday is upon us at last.  This is a time when all the retailers put their wares on sale and do everything they can to get you to buy.  There are indeed some excellent sales around like the big Craftsy sale where every class is only $17.87 or less so this can really be one of the best times to buy.

However, we're going to do things a little differently and celebrate the day by actually giving away one of our most popular bag patterns ever:  The Coby Bag.  Normally, sold for $5.95, this 5-star rated pattern and tutorial is absolutely FREE.

But please act today, this gift is only available for the next 24 hours!

You don't need to do it to receive this free gift, if you do plan to buy any of the great Craftsy classes on sale this weekend, we'd really appreciate it if you used our link when you buy.  It won't cost you a cent more and well make a small commission to help us continue to do great giveaways like this one.

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The Colby Bag is a versatile purse with hardware and strap options and a design which is great to showcase a large scale print.  Suitable for beginners, this easy bag won't take you long to sew.

Unlike many similar projects, this design has no pattern pieces to print so it's very easy, even for those without a printer.

Pattern rating = Beginner

This project can be made in a quilting weight cotton for a practical and hard-wearing finish or in a sumptuous silk or satin if you want something more exotic.

Features of the Colby Bag:

  • Shiny grommets and hardware bring you bang up to date with this year's ‘metallics' trend
  • Two straps – make one, the other or both
  • Shorter fixed shoulder strap
  • Longer removable cross-body strap
  • Simple construction
  • No pattern pieces to print
  • Two simple slip pockets inside
  • Finished size 11 ½” x 13”

Please check out the full post for all the pattern tester reviews and additional information about this fun and easy pattern.

Full Post HERE

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Download the Colby Bag Pattern

Sewers of all levels with love the Colby Bag.

You can download the pattern from my design account on Payhip  The pattern will be saved in your Pattern Library safely until you are ready to sew, then you can download and print it at any time.

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53 Responses to Surprise Pattern Giveaway: $5.95 Colby Bag FREE Today Only!

  1. Juanita says:

    Thank you, this looks wonderful. Happy thanksgiving to everyone, we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here in New Zealand but loving hearing about other countries traditions.

  2. Tina says:

    Thank you!

  3. Gary says:

    Thanks for your free pattern. Happy Thanksgiving!

  4. Deb Carmichael says:

    Thanks very much, Myra! Looking forward to making it!

  5. Lesleigh says:

    Thank you for your generosity. I’ve never sewn a bag before. Maybe it’s time!

  6. Sandra says:

    A delightful bag pattern.

  7. Gloria Barnett says:

    Thank you so much for the pattern. It was very kind.

  8. jessie says:

    thank you for so many helpful things including this lovely pattern. Happy US thanksgiving from Canada

  9. Madeline says:

    Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

  10. Jacqueline Milner says:

    Thank you for your generosity, I have always wanted to do sewing but never had the courage,with this pattern I just might start living a dream. Thank you again 🙂

  11. Kate says:

    Thanks so much! I’ve been wanting to make a bag with these large grommets. Thanks!

  12. Sandra Sands-Wilson says:

    Thank you very much will try it

  13. Dawn Wilson says:

    Thank you so much for the pattern. I’m in dire need of a new winter bag.

  14. Sandra Burnette says:

    Thank you so much for the lovely pattern! Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

  15. Carol Tyrka says:

    tHANKS FOR THE PATTERN I visit your site often

  16. Darlene Poirier says:

    thank you for the free pattern, I now have a secret Santa gift to make.

  17. Patsy Harger says:

    Thank you. Happy Thanksgiving!

  18. Patsy Harger says:

    Thank you. HAPPY Thanksgiving ☺️

  19. Janice says:

    Can’t wait to sew this one up ! Thanks so much !

  20. Laura Bristol says:

    Thank you for the pattern

  21. Eva Bengtsson says:

    Thank you so much for the pattern and the good guiding to sewing the bag!
    One question:
    it seems like the rings goes trough two grommets, one from each side?
    would´nt that make it hard to open the bag? Or do I see it wrong? Should it be one ring for each grommet?

  22. Carolyn T. says:

    Thank you for the great bag pattern. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

  23. Carrie Davis says:

    My sincere thanks…what a beautiful bag… I’m making it today

  24. Norma says:

    Thank so much!!!!! Happy Thanksgiving

  25. Sonja Copeland says:

    Thank you so much – again – for your generosity.

  26. Misty Cheshier says:

    Thank you for the really cute pattern. Happy Thanksgiving!

  27. Arlene Entremont says:

    Awesome! Thanks!

  28. Debbie Hochachka says:

    Thank you very much, Happy Thanksgiving.

  29. Peggy says:

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR THOUGHTFULNESS! Hope to be shopping Craftsy later.

  30. Linda says:

    great bag pattern. Thank you.

  31. Cindy says:

    Thanks Myra. You’re awesome.

  32. WheelyBad says:

    Thank you “sew” much!

    Happy Thanksgiving to all those celebrating today wherever you are in the world

  33. Jina says:

    Thanks I will definitely give this bag a try it has a great shape. Happy Thanksgiving

  34. Bev says:

    thank you very much

  35. Suzanne Bansih says:

    Thanks you so much!! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!

  36. Eileen says:

    VERY thoughtful ~~ as always! Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving 🙂

  37. Helen Dart says:

    Thank you so much for this pattern. I need a new everyday bag & this will be great.

  38. Carole S. says:

    What a treat! Thank you!!

  39. Leslie says:

    Thank you for the free pattern.

  40. Jerry says:

    THANK YOU!

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