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Social Enterprise - Trip to Venice

International Trip!!

As a way to enhance our development, to think about our business ideas, and see what opportunities a different culture brings. Our Creative and Business school has decided to take us to Venice!! 146 more words

Business And Enterprise

The Cotton Bow Clutch Sewing PDF

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Just thought I would share something that I’ve been working on for the past couple weeks. I started out designing just a basic flap clutch and after learning the art of installing a framed zipper on craftsy I felt the need to add one to the back of my clutch. 271 more words


Huccaby update

The next stage of the Huccaby, after backing all the fabric with interlining, quilting fabric and cotton, was to attach the buckles and construct the outer shell of the bag.   139 more words

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



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.  167 more words