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Beginning Bag Making Without Tears

Lisa Stewart

Beginning Bag Making Without Tears

Sewing bags can be challenging for even accomplished sewists. If you follow these tips, you'll be building your skills and on your way to making bags you'll be proud to claim as "handmade."

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The Claire Shoulder Bag Digitial Pattern is Here!

Lisa Stewart intermediate sewists pattern The Claire Shoulder Bag versatile

The Claire Shoulder Bag Digitial Pattern is Here!

Looking for a versatile pattern to showcase your style? Our testers did not disappoint! Check out their versions of The Claire Shoulder Bag.

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Creating Bags With Cork Fabric

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Creating Bags With Cork Fabric

Cork is one of our favorite fabrics to use on bags. Its versatility lends itself to endless design options, and sewing it is a breeze!

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Look At All The Cici Tote Creations!

Lisa Stewart Cici Too Cici Tote Bag Facebook group

Look At All The Cici Tote Creations!

The members of the Kaya Papaya Design Facebook Pattern Group have been busy! Check out all their creativity and beautiful work they've posted. Not a member? Check the link at the end of the blog post. We'd love to see your creations and have you join in the discussions.

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The Art of Pattern Design

Lisa Stewart

The Art of Pattern Design

Many of you are handbag makers and some of you aspire to being pattern designers. There’s a lot more to it than just drawing a pattern and putting it out for sale. Interested in what it’s all about?

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