Signature Bags ~ New Book Review!

Oh, how I love handbags!  In the past few years I’ve seen such growth in the handmade handbag industry. Finding fabrics, interfacings, and hardware is now easier to find thanks to online retailers and in a matter of days you can stock your room full of bag making goodies.  So it’s no surprise to see handbags showing up in patterns, books and magazines.  It’s bag making heaven! Recently, I had the opportunity to review a copy of Signature Bags 12 Trend-Setting Patterns to {Read More}

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My Tortoise Bag Pair ~ A Sew Sweetness Pattern

Now that photos are uploading on my site again without issues I can share my new Tortoise Bags with you!  This is a new pattern from Sew Sweetness and if you love to carry a nice roomy bag you have to make this! The Tortoise Bag comes in 3 sizes but because I am a big bag kinda gal I started off making the large (left). I used some of the Indelible  fabric line by Katarina Rocella and Essex Yarn Dyed metallic from {Read More}

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Some great Instagrammers to add to your feed

Being a crafter, a majority of my feed follows quilters, bag-makers and fellow crafters.  I do though follow a bunch of feeds that are of personal interest to me.  Many I have been following for years through blogs or Facebook, and now follow them through Instagram. So today I wanted to share a few accounts that are favorites of mine. I simply love to read them and many are inspiring to me. Check them out and enjoy!  Cindy You see {Read More}

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The Summer Treat Traveler using Dutch Treat Fabric by Betz White!

Oh, I’ve been SO ready to share some great new happenings on the blog lately!  There has been a lot of creating and sewing going on, but very little to share and gush over. Until now.   I had the opportunity recently to get my bag-stitchin’ hands on Betz White’s new fabric collection for Riley Blake Designs called Dutch Treat!! Betz is not only a fabulous designer of bags, a knitting queen and creates the best wool/felt designs, the gal has a {Read More}

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May’s New Pattern Make ~ The Jessica Fold Over Wristlet ~

I like to try new bag patterns once a month.  Sometimes they are from new to me designers, other times they are from designers I enjoy.  This month I am sharing a pattern from iThinkSew called the Jessica Foldover Wristlet.  To see previous months reviews read March,  February , January, and November.What woman doesn’t like a cute wristlet or clutch that we can cram full of our everyday needs? I tend to create smaller wristlet patterns that are used for one or two specific purposes. Money, make-up, {Read More}

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