Handbags, Uncategorized

Marilyn Bucket Handbag

Marilyn Bucket Shape Handbag One of my favourite styles of handbag for the spring and summer seasons is the “bucket” shape. It calls for colourful fabric designs and pretty handles that would complement many pretty outfits. Can you see yourself  sitting outdoors enjoying a nice lunch with friends? If you do, you should try this… Read More

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Faux Suede Fabric

Faux Suede Fabric Faux suede is an excellent material to give your projects a more stylish look and fusible interfacing or stabilizer adheres very well to it. I recommend, however, a cotton version as the synthetic mix will not stand the heat of the iron when using the interfacing. The bag in the picture is… Read More

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Working with Waxed Cotton

Working with Waxed Cotton I just want to share with you my opinion on waxed cotton fabric. This is cotton material that has been treated with wax and it is used in the manufacture of weather resistant clothing. I personally like the aged look and the leather like feel. I have used it in different… Read More

Handbags, Uncategorized

“Wendy” Handbag

Small Handbag – Wendy I made this small handbag using waxed cotton fabric and cotton fabric for the lining and magnet flap. It has a nice feminine shape and is ideal for a nice day out with friends. It is an easy project that I hope you will like.  For full instructions visit this video… Read More

Backpacks

Jenny Backpack/ Rucksack

Here is my “Jenny” backpack, lovely project to make. If  like me, you want to keep your hands free when you are out and about, this back pack will be perfect for you. It is also great to take on holiday! I used a pretty cotton fabric and waxed cotton for details, the adjustable straps… Read More

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How to Attach Magnet Snaps Onto Fabric

Magnetic Snaps Magnetic snaps are easy to attach and very practical for many kinds of bags.  They are available in different shades of silver and bronze colours. They also vary in diameter size  1.4 cm – 1.9 cm (1/2″ – 3/4″), etc. I normally use 1.4 cm diameter  because  they are not as bulky and … Read More

Christmas

Christmas Centrepiece

Christmas time brings people together and the dinner table is where we all gather eventually. I am not an expert florist, but I love making flower arrangements for our home. They also make beautiful gifts for friends and family. Here I will show you how I made a table decoration for my home using simple… Read More