From Beth: Jessica wrote this great review for the Betsy Ross All For One Shoulder Bag pattern. She ran into a few snags with the pattern, fixed them for us all (she contacted the Betsy Ross people!) and gives great ideas about how to perfect this bag. Enjoy her review and her introduction. Jessica’s Jump [...]
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Wow! Thank you so much for the amazing suggestions! Some repeated themes: Aprons Quilts (Bed, Baby, Doll) Sewing for Men Sewing for Boys Toys/Softies Japanese Style Sewing for Babies and Kids Sewing for the Home (kitchen, pillows, dining, curtains, bedroom, etc.) Heirloom Sewing Gifts (for weddings, birthdays and holidays) Holiday Sewing (costumes and decor) Tips for [...]
Happy Friday! First, I’d like to tell you about this great book I received. It is Simple Gifts to Stich: 30 Elegant and Easy Projects by Jocelyn Worrall. If you love to make and give fabric gifts, you’ll appreciate this book. If you are just learning to sew there are some great projects and tips [...]
There are some absolutely incredible bags already entered into the Big, Big Bag Month Contest. Is yours one of them? We’ve had questions about whether it’s too late to enter (enter away!…) and if it’s OK to enter a bag if you’re based in another country (no problem!…), and we just want to make sure [...]
Autum from Creative Little Daisy‘s done it again (You didn’t miss her Zippered and Slip Pocket Tutorials, did you?)! Here are two different ways to add a lining to a bag, brought to you by Autum: Lining Tutorial, number one There are various ways to put a lining in a bag; I am going [...]
Many of you know Autum from her fabulous creations and her blog, Creative Little Daisy. We’ve long enjoyed Autum’s sewing and asked if we could share her tutorial on Patchwork Bags early this year. For Bag Month we asked Autum to share a bit of her sewing expertise with us in the form of a [...]
From Beth: Robyn made two beautiful bags from the Grand Revival Flea Market pattern. She used Denyse Schmidt’s Spotty Geranium from the Katie Jump Rope line in one of her bags (more information in her Fabric Recommendations discussion). Enjoy her pattern review and be sure to check out Robyn’s introduction too. Pattern Grand Revival Flea [...]