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Tutorial: Add A Patchwork Feature To Your Next Bag

Lazies, as you’ve probably noticed, my bag designs do not include piecework such as quilt blocks or applique. That’s intentional on my part. As...

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Free Tutorial: Add a Water Bottle Pocket to Your Favorite Bag

Lazies, On these horribly hot days of summer, I make sure I tuck a bottle of water in my purse when I head out...

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Tutorial: Choosing Fabrics to Accent a Bag Design

Lazies, When looking for fabrics to dress my bag designs, I focus on fabrics that will work together as well as compliment the design...

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How To: Pressing for Professional Results on Any Bag

Lazies, Look at what a difference perfect final pressing makes on this Claire Handbag in the before and after pictures below. Not only does...

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Tutorial: Attach A Shoulder Strap To Your Bag Project

Lazies, Let’s take a close look at how to attach a shoulder strap to a bag project and take note of the things to...

Tutorial: The Right Fabric Isn’t Always The Obvious Choice

Tutorial: The Right Fabric Isn’t Always The Obvious Choice

Lazies, Sometimes it’s hard to know what a fabric will bring to your project until the work is done and all the players are...

Tutorial: Choosing Thread For A Supporting Role

Tutorial: Choosing Thread For A Supporting Role

Lazies, Last week we talked about the all-powerful zipper, I mean choosing a zipper for our project. This week, let’s talk thread. Now, you...

Tutorial: Choosing a Zipper is a Design Decision

Tutorial: Choosing a Zipper is a Design Decision

Lazies, I want to tell you a little about my process for choosing and combining elements and supplies when I make a project. I...