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Your Bag Making Tool Kit - At the Sewing Machine: Part One

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Your Bag Making Tool Kit - At the Sewing Machine: Part One

Bagmaking may be different from other sewing you've been doing. Using the right tools can elevate both your sewing experience and your bag to a new level. Let's start with what you'll need to use at the sewing machine. 

 

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Your Bag Making Tool Kit - Measuring, Marking, and Cutting: Part Two

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Your Bag Making Tool Kit - Measuring, Marking, and Cutting: Part Two

Like with any job or hobby, having the right tools makes the job more enjoyable and efficient. Measuring, marking, and cutting your fabric accurately are the first steps you want to get right to take your bag from homemade to handmade.

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Tips for Working With Vinyl and Faux Leather

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Tips for Working With Vinyl and Faux Leather

Vinyl or faux leather can add a high-end designer look to a bag. If that's the look you're going for, but have been hesitant to try, check out our tips for all things relating to sewing with vinyl and faux leather.

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The Best Stabilizers and Interfacings for Your Bag

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The Best Stabilizers and Interfacings for Your Bag

We all "oooh and aaah" over the finished bag. But it's really what lies beneath that makes the end product "stand up and be noticed." Read all about it and grab our new resource for your bag making tools.

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Creative Hacks to the KPD Claire Shoulder Bag Pattern

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Creative Hacks to the KPD Claire Shoulder Bag Pattern

The Claire Shoulder Bag was designed for the intermediate sewist – someone with experience using different materials and finishing techniques for versatility. Check out these modifications to change up the style.(If you're an advanced beginner looking for a challenge, take a peek, too!).

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