Swoon Patterns' first ever Swooning for Starters Slow Along is coming from this weekend in the Swoon Facebook group! Join Tammy for a slow-paced sew along aimed at beginner bagmakers at 7pm EST (UTC-5) every day from November 15th-20th. Take your time, sew at your own pace, and ask questions on the way!


The Swoon Lola Sew Along on Facebook



What's happening when?

  • 15th: Gathering materials and cutting
  • 16th: Interfacing and Zip pocket
  • 17th: Handles and Slip pocket
  • 18th: Bottom panel and Main exterior
  • 19th: Finishing
  • 20th: Catch up, pattern modifications, and Q&A


If you haven't already downloaded your copy of the Lola Domed Handbag, please do so now at https://swoonpatterns.com


Win a BagMaking Bundle from byAnnie.com!

And, thanks to our generous friends at byAnnie.com, we're sew excited to announce that you could win an amazing prize bundle by taking part in the Lola Slow Along!



We've got two super prize bundles available!

Prize bundle 1:

A bagmaking bundle from byAnnie.com for the Sydney Crossbody Bag, including 1yd Soft and Stable, 3yds Shapeflex, 4x magnet snaps, 2x D-rings, 2x 1.5" Swivel hooks, 2x 1.5" Slider, 2x 30" Zippers. And a PDF copy of the Sydney Crossbody Bag sewing pattern from Swoon Patterns

Prize bundle 2:

One (1) x $30 USD gift voucher for byAnnie.com, and One (1) x PDF pattern of the winner's choice from Swoon Patterns


How to enter:

Follow along the Slow Along with Tammy, then share your completed Lola Domed Handbag in the Show & Tell chat thread by the end of November 21st. On November 22nd, the Swoon & Mrs H teams will choose their favourite bag to win one of the bundles, and pick a second winner by random selection.


This incredible prize is thanks to byAnnie.com. Are you new to byAnnie.com? As well as being a super talented pattern designer, Annie Uhrein has a fabulous selection of hardware, materials, and Annie's famous stabiliser - Soft and Stable. Find out more at byAnnie.com!




"What time will the Slow Along start for the UK?"

You can convert the time to your local time zone at www.timeanddate.com


"Is there a pre-Slow Along prep video?"

There is! Catch up now on Facebook here


"I'm not on Facebook; how can I join in with the Slow Along?"

We're sorry, but this event is in our Facebook group. If you're not already a member, join now at Swoon Patterns Facebook Group. Please answer the joining questions and tick to acknowledge you've read the rules. A non-Facebook entry route is available for the random prize draw; please see our T&C for details.


"Where are the terms and conditions for the prize draw?"

You can read the full Terms and Conditions for the giveaway here on our website in the FAQs section: https://www.mrs-h.com/faqs/