I’m delighted today to share with you a tutorial written especially for you by Anke, one of the So Sew Easy readers. She used the Easy Cosmetics Bag pattern and improved it immensely. When she sent me photos, I knew I wanted to sew this so I begged her to … Continue reading →
Thank you to everyone who voted in the Make It Yours Contest. It’s time to announce the winners. Blogger Category The winner is number 5 – Gosia from As I Sew who sewed this awesome fox bag. She had to work out how to piece together the fabric and how then to … Continue reading →
Voting has been open since 1st June for all of the amazing bags submitted. Have you voted for your favorites yet? There are two categories: Blogger entries Readers entries Both selections are stocked full to the brim with inspirational bags that should give you plenty of ideas on how … Continue reading →
This week, something bad happened to my sunglasses. Oops. They were floating around in my bag while it was briefly raining and next time I took them out, the lense was broken. That’s the second pair this month I’ve broken. And don’t talk to me about reading glasses – even … Continue reading →
Do you remember the Make It Yours Clutch Bag pattern released back in April. So far, this pattern has been downloaded over 2000 times! Wow. Ladies have been busily sewing away, adding in their own creativity and imagination to turn this basic pattern into something really special. Enjoy these awesome … Continue reading →
The entries are all in and wow, there is some serious sewing talent out there. Such a huge variety of bags all made from the same basic pattern. The imagination and creativity amazes me. A huge thank you to everyone who has entered and shared their wonderful sewing creations. Now … Continue reading →
I’m presently taking the Design your own Handbag class from Craftsy following my sad and tragic experiences with sewing the World’s Ugliest Bag. This is the final post in the series. If you are interested, you can also read Part 1 of my review, and Part 2. You can also get … Continue reading →
I’m presently taking the Design your own Handbag class from Craftsy following my sad and tragic experiences with sewing the World’s Ugliest Bag. Here’s what I’ve covered so far in the class. If you are interested, you can also read Part 1 of my review. Class review – part … Continue reading →
So we are one month in and one month to go. Your entries for the Make It Yours Contest must be in by 30th May 2014. Are you planning to enter – don’t leave it till the last minute! Sew the Make It Yours Clutch Bag from the free sewing … Continue reading →
Was it your mother who taught you how to sew? Or a grandmother? If so, they gave you a precious gift of knowledge that makes every day better and will be with you forever. Perhaps one day you’ll pass on that knowledge to your own daughter or grand daughter. The … Continue reading →
Entries are starting to arrive for the Make It Yours Clutch Bag Contest. Are you already sewing? Better start if you haven’t already, as all entries are due in by the end of May. Larissa from Australia has submitted this fabulous bag made from the most unusual materials: “This clutch … Continue reading →
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