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 →
Here’s a pattern for a running belt with pockets and an elasticized adjustable strap so you can tailor it to any waist size. This pouch could also be called a money belt, travel belt or sports belt. Place the pouch on your front or back and cover it with a … Continue reading →
This is an easy scissors pouch pattern to help you never lose your scissors again. No matter how many times you’ve heard your mother or teacher say “don’t run with scissors!” you still do (because you seem to always be in a hurry). Well, that’s exactly what I did and … Continue reading →
Recently I switched from working mainly on a laptop to an iPad. It has taken a bit of getting used to, but I have found great benefits especially when sketching or designing. Plus with a simple attachable keyboard, I can type just as well as I could on the computer, … Continue reading →
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