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Meeting with Anecdotes Designs

 Meeting me with Anecdotes Designs


 – I also went to meet with Steven to show and discuss my business ideas, including my handmade bags. As a bag designer, I thought it would be a good way to get some feedback and understand, from his point of view, what I could improve on. 366 more words

PropCycle Journey

Handmade Bags

Today has been a very productive day! I’ve almost got on top of everything now which is a relief. All I need to focus on at the moment is my two innovation letters to Cath Kidston and Julie Deane for Thursday. 344 more words


Huccaby - new project

After completing my first Huccaby design earlier this year, I wanted to start making another almost straight away.  I had some beautiful Japanese-inspired fabric by Makower that I knew would be perfect for this satchel, so started thinking about the complimentary fabric I was going to use for the lining…. 109 more words

Workin' hard this weekend...

I received some amazing feedback recently.  I was out with my daughter at a local restaurant earlier this month.  When I lifted my bag (original prototype), to get my wallet, our waitress asked if I’d gotten my bag from American Eagle.  163 more words

Bag-making Tutorial: How to Topstitch a Bag Opening

I always topstitch around the top, opening edges of any bag I make and I instruct this in my sewing patterns as it makes such a difference to the finish. 503 more words

Bag Making

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I know you’re all very curious about the bags, and what they look like specifically.  I’m in the process of making samples in each color, and should have them posted by this weekend. 16 more words

Finished Shelstone photos....

It has been a busy few weeks with the Bolla Tay Design Fair in Padstow at the beginning of August and all the work which preceded that, followed by all the work which followed that!   215 more words