Did you ever see my review of the Craftsy Design your Own Handbag class? It’s a great class and I wrote 3 articles about it which you can review here (Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3). This bag today is inspired by one of the bags completed as … Continue reading →
I’ve been working on some new bag ideas and one of the areas of bag-making that has been a bit of a puzzle to me until recently is how to close the top of the bag. Of course, not all bags need to be closed. Some simple tote bags are … Continue reading →
Have you tried the Turning Japanese Bag pattern yet? You should give it a try – it’s really easy! Part of the ‘My First Bag series’ it’s a single pattern piece, no fancy zippers or closures, the handles are ready-made and it’s perfect to showcase a really nice fabric or … Continue reading →
So you have a basic purse pattern or have a pattern that includes a basic slip pocket and you would like a zipper pocket. Not a problem – this sort of thing can usually be added to any bag. You can add them on the outside like in the Nautical … Continue reading →
I may be here on the site today with a new project, and sending you the weekly newsletter, but actually, I’m not here. I’m on my way back today from Sewing Holiday in Sioux City, where I’ve been rubbing shoulders this week with some great sewing instructors. Hopefully, I’ll pick … Continue reading →
Never sewn a bag before or just looking for a quick and easy project? The use of metal handles in this bag means there is no need for fiddly zippers or closures, but the bag still looks super cute and just like something you could have bought in a nice … Continue reading →
Are you a a keen bag maker? Ready to take you bags to the next level? Wondering how to create your own professional handles which tone perfectly with your bag? Its so easy to make your own handles, have a go:) You will need: 2″ by 28″ times two of … Continue reading →
The gardening tool bag is a great gift for Father’s Day –whether he’s already in the garden or aspiring to be. I developed this new spring sewing project thinking of my Dad. After my father had a terrible bicycle accident, he stopped working and retired. But, he is not the … Continue reading →
Sewing is a great hobby. You can pick up a quick project and sew for 10-15 minutes then come back to it tomorrow, next week, even next year. Or you can sit and sew full-on for the full weekend if you like. Your sewing machine won’t complain it’s tired. Actually, … Continue reading →
This is a review of Boutique Bags by Sue Kim. I was provided a review copy of this book from CT Publications so I could check it out and see if it was something that the So Sew Easy readers would like. I know Deby is a big fan of the … Continue reading →
Here’s another idea to use up some of that cord that you may have lying around. Recently on the website, we have been doing a couple of projects using cord, so you might have some left over. If you don’t it’s pretty inexpensive stuff and easy to find. This project … Continue reading →
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