Strap Tutorial – Two Pieces of Fabric

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Here is the second strap tutorial that I wanted to show you.  This one is the easiest to do if you want to use two different fabric designs.  I like this method but the strap isn’t as substantial as the version with one piece of fabric. To start out, cut out your strap pieces from… Read more »

Strap Tutorial – One Piece of Fabric

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I wanted to share one way that you can make straps for a bag.  For this method it’s best to use one pattern of fabric. To start out, figure out what size you want your final strap to be.  This of course will depend on what you are making and how the strap is being… Read more »

Beach Bag using Sis Boom Laminated Cotton

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Shortly after I started my blog and joined Twitter, Jennifer Paganelli from Sis Boom contacted me asking if I would like some laminated fabric. How could I turn that offer down! She was generous enough to give me plenty to make a nice size beach bag. Thanks so much Jennifer! I have had the laminate… Read more »

Keyka Lou City Tote

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In March, I won two Keyka Lou patterns from a giveaway on Craft Girls Workshop’s blog.  I have mentioned Anna’s shop before because I purchased the material for Lillian’s birthday skirt from her.   Anna sells fabric, patterns, books, kits, magazines, and notions, as well as offers classes at her San Antonio shop.  She also recently… Read more »

Buttercup Bag

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I never know what to get my mom for mother’s day.  She isn’t the type of mom that likes a lot of jewelry or a spa day or anything like that.  I normally do something that consists of pictures but because it was mother’s day I didn’t want to make the gift from Lillian because… Read more »