You may have seen the Betsy Travel Bag on Instagram or perhaps you snagged a sneak peak of one at Quilt Con – the much anticipated Betsy Bag pattern is now available for pre-sale! You can pre-order your copy starting today over at Rebel Craft Media. The pattern will be officially released on April 1st with a Sew Along co-hosted by the Rebel Craft ladies and Kristi at Schnitzel & Boo starting on April 2nd. If you pre-order your pattern now, you will receive the Materials List immediately so that you can gather your supplies in time to join the sew along. Be sure to use the #thebetsytravelbag hashtag to share your progress and photos of your finished bag on social media.
Snuggly Monkey is proud to offer hardware kits for the Betsy Bag. Your kit will include all of the hardware pieces you need to make your Betsy Bag. There are 3 different options available – Premium, Standard and Economy.
The Premium Kit is available in two colors – Silver or Antique Gold. All of the hardware in this kit is made by Inazuma, one of Japan’s premier bag hardware manufacturers. The parts have a beautiful soft finish with exceptional sturdy construction. The kit costs $32.50 for either color.
The Standard Kit includes parts from well known notions manufacturers, such as Dritz and EZ Quilting Company. The heavy duty leash clips and rectangular rings will withstand years of travel. This kit is available only in Silver and costs $26.50.
The Plastic Economy Kit includes heavy duty plastic parts. It is available in a smooth black finish and will give your bag a sleek look at an affordable price. These parts were specifically made for bag construction, and their heavy duty quality will withstand years of use. The kit costs US$12.00.
All of the bag parts are also available for sale individually in the shop for those who would like to create their own custom kits or grab a few extra parts. As always, you will receive free domestic shipping on all orders over $50 (US$12.95 Flat Rate shipping on international orders over $50).
Be sure to check out Snuggly Monkey on Instagram on Wednesday, March 18th for a chance to win a Standard Kit for yourself and a friend
Do you want to see some beautiful sneak peaks of the finished bag? Looking to pick up helpful hints before you start the Sew Along on April 2nd? Then, be sure to keep up with the Betsy Travel Bag Blog Hop! Head on over to Rebel Craft Media and Schnitzel & Boo today and then on Thursday stop by for a visit with Leanne at Daisy & Jack. The blog hop will continue for the next two weeks.
Here is the full schedule:
- March 17, 2015 : Kick Off with Rebel Craft Media, Schnitzel & Boo and Snuggly Monkey
- March 19th – Daisy & Jack
- March 21st – I’m a Ginger Monkey
- March 23rd – Don’t Call Me Betsy
- March 25th – Libby Dibby
- March 27th – Euphoria Jessica
- March 29th – Karri of Berries
- March 31st – Roundup on Rebel Craft Media
- April 2nd – Betsy Travel Bag Sew Along begins over on Rebel Craft Media