Sparkly Linen Goodness ~ New Handbags ~

Wow, it’s been over a month since I posted! Geesh. With school back in session and hubby’s knee surgery over and recovery ongoing I am sewing away and using my calendar to plan all kinds of things! So please stay tuned as I have book and pattern reviews coming up as well as shop updates and current WIP to share!   With the holidays fast approaching I’m sewing during any spare moments I have.  Besides the 10 (and more coming!) {Read More}

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September BOTM! The Highline Tote by Betz White

Today is the day I can finally show off my tester Highline Tote!!  This is the September BOTM Club patter designed by Betz White. The Highline Tote is one of my favorite designs:  large and multifunctional.   And by multifunctional I mean this pretty not only has handles for a tote, but also can be worn as a sling AND a backpack! If you’re carrying your tote by the handles your straps will be attached to the front secured by {Read More}

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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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