Book Review– Amy Butler’s Style Stitches: 12 Easy Ways to 26 Wonderful Bags

Amy Butler’s Style Stitches: 12 Easy Ways to 26 Wonderful Bags is a wonderful pattern resource if you enjoy making purses and tote bags.

The book features a variety of great bags in all shapes and sizes: large purses, clutches, and totes. All are done in charming Amy Butler prints.

Amy Butler relates that she always enjoyed drawing and has been sewing since she was seven years old. In 1992, she started her first design studio with her husband David Butler and since then their business has evolved into a studio focusing on fabrics and patterns based on her designs. Amy Butler fabric is manufactured and distributed by Rowan, U.K.

Butler’s designs spring from her love of nature and classic styles. Some of her fabric has a distinct oriental flare, while other designs get part of their inspiration from the Art Deco era.

Her colors are bright, fresh and fashion-forward. Designs such as Sun Spots Tangerine and Dancing Paisley Limestone feature shades that are right in tune with the  hottest fashion colors.

  Amy Butler Sun Spots Tangerine
Amy Butler Dancing Paisley LImestone

Amy Butler prints are loved by quilters, but you don’t have to be a quilter to enjoy using these fabulous fabrics in your projects. These high-quality cotton prints can be made into fashion and household accessories and they are perfect for garments as well. Dresses for both women and little girls look and feel wonderful when made in one of Butler’s cheerful designs. Even beginner sewers can choose Butler’s fabrics with confidence, because 100% woven cotton is one of the easiest fabrics to sew.

Readers of Amy Butler’s Style Stitches are sure to be pleased with the twenty-six bag styles designed especially for these great fabrics.