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!
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.
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.
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.