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 →
This is a quick tutorial on how to make a small fur tote. Christmas is approaching fast and my gift list is looking rather daunting, so I need projects that I can accomplish in a couple of hours rather than a couple of days. I notice little fur things everywhere … Continue reading →
I have been looking for the perfect shopping handbag. After a lot of research, I now realize there is no such thing. Unless you want to walk around with a safety deposit box as a handbag, there is not a completely secure handbag. However, there are certainly a lot of … Continue reading →
This tutorial is the follow up of my reversible fabric and vinyl bag on how to make an adjustable strap. Reversible Fabric Vinyl Tote Bag – New Free Pattern This adjustable strap consists of two straps –one longer and one shorter– joined together by a buckle with lobster claws at … Continue reading →
Making bag handles and using fabric scraps from your stash is the aim of this tutorial. To set the scene, it is 3 am and as usual I am working late or is it early? –I really don’t know anymore. I realize that I do not have enough fabric for … Continue reading →
Do you remember the Made in a Snap Bag pattern? It’s a cute little purse but it is small, designed as a bag for your essentials. What if you need a little more room, have a lot of ‘essentials’ or just prefer something in a different style? Well, the purse … Continue reading →
Here’s a fun and practical sewing project –a folded shopping bag– that you can make with Batik fabric. Frankly, you could do this project with almost any colorful fabric (or even not-so-colorful..) but I love how it looks with beautiful Batik. I don’t know if this is happening in your … Continue reading →
This coin purse pattern and tutorial are a follow-up to the Leather and Fabric Handbag tutorial we posted recently. While you certainly don’t need to make this coin purse pattern from leather –you can use vinyl or almost any fabric– it makes a good first project for those who have … Continue reading →
The soft clutch bag pattern is an easily adaptable pattern to make the clutch of your dreams. This is the perfect accessory for cocktail parties, a dinner or a gift for Christmas. We owe this handy design concept to the House of Hermes when they first launched the Verrou Clutch, a … Continue reading →
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