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Slip Pockets and More! - It's In The Details

Lisa Stewart

Slip Pockets and More! - It's In The Details

Slip pockets are a functional part of your bag. But getting sloppy with your pocket sewing can really detract from the look and the perceived value of your bag. Take a little bit of time to learn to do it right, and you'll be getting compliments on your pockets!

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Taking the Intimidation Out of Zippers

Lisa Stewart

Taking the Intimidation Out of Zippers

A properly installed zipper can really make the look of your bag. Don't let the process scare you away from patterns with exterior zippers. Follow these instructions and tips for a great looking zipper.

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

Lisa Stewart

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 are the first steps you want to get right to take your bag from homemade to handmade.

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These Bags Look Good With Cotton and Linen, Too!

Lisa Stewart

These Bags Look Good With Cotton and Linen, Too!

I recovered from my failed first attempt at sewing vinyl by using fabric I am more familiar with. If you like cotton bags, then check out my version of The Cici Too Cosmetic Bag.

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Such a Classy Bag - The Alyssa Hip Bag Pattern

Lisa Stewart convertible cork faux leather hip bag pattern vinyl

Such a Classy Bag - The Alyssa Hip Bag Pattern

It seems like its been a long time in coming, but The Alyssa Hip Bag Digital Pattern is finally here. Our testers worked wonders in getting their beautiful versions made in record time. Take a peek and start planning your bag.

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