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Square Rose LLC


patern iconMany SquareRose purse patterns include multiple variations to allow you to make the pattern in various sizes and styles, and the patterns also include a “Creative Options” section for customizing your bags.  Square Rose patterns have well-written and illustrated instructions that have been tested by novice as well as experienced sewers. 


accessoriesSquare Rose accessories to make or embellish many of the purse patterns include hand-painted slides for the unique closures on the Box Bag, Circle Bag, and Triangle Bag.  Handed-crafted pendants  are ideally suited for the Peaks and Points Bag and the Crescent Bag.  A selection of the sturdy non-abrading cord used for many of the patterns' closures or straps is also available. 


fabricsAdd an additional creative dimension to your purses by using some of our Square Rose custom fabrics, which we make using a variety of dying, discharging, stamping, painting, and other techniques. Check out our Pieceabilities, Petite Motifs, Hand-Designed, as well as customized vintage Kimono fabrics. Many of our fabrics are truly one-of-a-kind, so check back often to see our latest creations.

What’s New?

Introducing the new UpDown Bag!

The UpDown Bag is two bags in one.  The bag can have its adjustments cords pulled down to create a practical, roomy bag.  The cords can also be cinched up revealing a smaller, stylish gathered bag.  The UpDown bag has a height of 14" when the cords are pulled down, a 21" wide bottom, and a 13" wide top opening.  The bag features custom-sized inside pockets, unique cord-end covers, a hook-and-loop closure, and comfortable double handles.  The convenient exterior back pocket can hold practical items like keys.  As with all Square Rose patterns, "Creative Options" are included with instructions for adding more fabrics, creative embellishments, and a single shoulder or cross-body strap.  05.1.2015


The Square Rose Prototyping Process

Once I get an inspiration to create a new purse, I try to sew up an example, knowing that it will be the first of many iterations to translate my concept to an attractive and workable purse.  After at least … More...

And Sew It Begins … or Why I Started This Blog.

I am very excited about starting this blog, because there is so much that I want to say about my designs that I don’t get to say in my instructions. My patterns include detailed clear instructions that have been tested … More...

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