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How To Sew Great Slip Pockets - And Get The Details Right

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How To Sew Great Slip Pockets - And Get The Details Right

Slip pockets are a key functional part of your handbag. 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! The Colette Bowler Bag in the photo with the great slip pockets is by The Busy Sewing Room.

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Add An Upscale Look With Vinyl and Faux Leather

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Add An Upscale Look With Vinyl and Faux Leather

Vinyl or faux leather can add sophistication 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 David Grocery Bag is So Much Better Than Plastic!

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The David Grocery Bag is So Much Better Than Plastic!

How about a really quick, simple make? The David grocery bag is styled like plastic bags with a sturdier handle. Easy to make, easy to store, and easy to clean.

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A New Machine Gave Me Back My Sew-Jo!

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A New Machine Gave Me Back My Sew-Jo!

It's been a frustrating summer trying to learn to make bags with vinyl on my domestic. After much research, I found the perfect machine for bags, home decor, and garment sewing.

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The New Colette Bowler Is A Classy Bag!

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The New Colette Bowler Is A Classy Bag!

Our group of testers always surprise and delight us with their bag creations. Check out all the details and get inspired to make your own Colette Bowler Bag.

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