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Small Quilted Crossbody Bag

I made this little bag by request for my granddaughter. It was supposed to be wallet-sized, whatever that is.

I made up the pattern as I went, but started with the idea of an 8″ x 8″ square, finished size. 340 more words


Bike Tire Tube Bag

Bike tire tube bag, perfect size for my Macbook Air, or for toting books around. I’m still working on the handles, which will probably include 1 chain and 1 tube, rolled and filled with the flower fabric. 17 more words


Easier Quiet Book, Part 4

Finally, we have reached the home stretch!  This post will describe how to put your pages from Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3… 994 more words


Getting Ready for the Shows: Hanging

In last week’s blog I wrote about some of the non-art related tasks involved with art.   I also announced one of my works had been accepted for the… 623 more words


Refashion: jeans to short overalls

Ella came by for a weekend of sewing fun and we have been hard at work (fun) since Saturday afternoon. She presented me with a pair of jeans, that was gifted to her and were too big, to be refashioned. 90 more words


Felt Shoulder Bag

A few weeks ago, when I made my Camouflage type hat, I also made a satchel type bag. I used a more brown shades of wool and slightly less rusty/orangey colours. 185 more words

Felt Bags

Tutorial: How to make an adjustable shoulder strap

My all-time favourite strap to have on a bag is an adjustable shoulder strap. They give your handmade bags a very professional look and while they may seem daunting to make at first glance, once you know what to do they’re actually very easy to make. 1,546 more words