Ideal for a beginner, the Pleated Tote by Jen Giddens is the perfect size for an everyday bag: large enough to carry everything you'll need, but still a manageable size. The pattern includes interior pockets and an optional magnetic snap closure.
The Classic Messenger by Jen Giddens features a swivel clasp closure and is designed for a beginner sewer. The pattern includes detailed instructions for choosing the right fabrics, installing pockets, and ideas for customizing your bag to fit your personal style. This bag is a great size to tote school books or knitting projects across town.