Lunch Tote with Free Pattern

I decided to start taking lunch to work everyday. I think I spend way too much eating out. Off course with this new plan comes a new project. I made myself a little lunch tote and decided to share it with you. Its a mini version of the Carnaby Bag I did a few months […]

Ipad Mini Case Tutorial with Free Pattern

I am still chugging along on my handmade Christmas gift list. Next up is the Ipad Mini Case. I wanted to do something special for my boss this year and I know she has an Ipad Mini so I thought this would make a perfect gift for her. It’s handmade which I know she will […]

Bag Patterns: Quilted Laptop Case

I just got a new computer which means, time for a new sewing creation…a new laptop case to all to my collection of bag patterns. Now that I can sew a bit, I refuse to buy things I know I can make for fraction of the cost. This laptop case is similar to a simple […]

Quilted Barrel Pouch with Free Pattern

I have been meaning to make a new cosmetic bag and get rid of my old dingy dollar store purchase for a while now. I like quilted bags. They have a neat tailored look that catches the eye. I found this gorgeous blue floral fabric in my stash and decided to make a barrel pouch […]

Doll Face Circle Pouch Free Pattern

So, I have no idea why but I am a sucker for cute doll face decorative projects. I have also been looking for a tutorial on circular pouches and haven’t had any luck so I thought I would create one. This pouch is adorable, functional and can be customized to fit your little girl. I think I will make […]

Fold Over Gathered Clutch

This was one of the projects taught at Sewing Summit this year. It was one of my favorite classes so I thought I would share it with you. The tutorial was given by Alessandra Gutierrez from Tribal Times. Check out her blog for sewing classes, project tutorials, finished product sales etc. She was such a […]

Simple 30 minute Tablet Case Tutorial

I love quick sewing projects! Here is a 30 minute tablet sleeve I made for my Ipad Mini. Its a simple cushioned case with a Velcro strap closure. I am not exaggerating when I say 30 minutes. Taking the pictures took way more time than the actual project. You really don’t need a pattern for […]

Evening Bow Clutch Tutorial

I am a purse and bag addict in case you haven’t figured that out by now. I usually gravitate towards simple, plain colored accessories but once in a while it feels good to sparkle! Here is a simple but  fancy evening clutch; a small one that only fits your essentials. It really glamorizes a cocktail dress for an […]

Gypsy Doll Face Pillow Tutorial and Free Pattern

I saw this gypsy doll idea in a magazine and fell in love with the concept. I know there are probably others similar to this but I thought this particular design was too pretty to pass up. It’s the perfect beginner project that will make a stunning gift for a little girl. It can also […]

The Simple Clutch Tutorial with Free Pattern

What girl doesn’t need an embellished clutch? I found an owl button in the bargain stash at my local craft store and decided to make a little project out of it. I think I will use this as my makeup bag. It will go perfectly with my black pocketbook. Here is what you need 16″x22″ […]