I was looking for an appropriate post for Earth Day, and then Jenelle over at TrashN2Tees told me about these little bags she makes out of t-shirt sleeves. Super idea! I pulled a pretty purple sleeve out of my stash of deconstructed t-shirts and 20 minutes later I had this cute little pouch!
Floral impressions meet practicality. Stitch up this special purse and treat yourself to a great fashion add-on, a perfect canvas for free-motion stitching or any type of embellishment. Let your artistic side out of the bag. Useful has never been so beautiful.
My Owlivia Slouch Bag in Through the Needle ONLINE #15 uses all of the DesignWorks components plus embroidery. I have to admit that CrystalWork used is quickly becoming a favorite of mine – it’s quick and easy and I think every project needs just a little sparkle to make it pop. Don’t you?
Classic design meets modern twist. This cool tote with boxed bottom can carry anything you throw at (or in) it. The leather strap simplifies the design and accentuates your style. Clean, classic lines mean it’s easy to construct, so you go from zero to tote-and-go in less time. This will become your go-to tote!
Loose change and thing- a-ma-bobs can now be rounded up in this sweet and practical coin purse. Shaped like a heart, it utilizes the technique of reverse applique to give it a unique embellishment with contrasting fabrics. This project is a perfect afternoon craft that makes a great gift.
The simplest shapes often make the strongest impression. This bag epitomizes the marriage of form and function. Practical on the inside, fashion accessory on the outside. You won’t want to be seen without one. Beautiful in its simplicity… and simply beautiful!
October is here, and trick-or-treat time is right around the corner. If you still need to get a treat bag or two together, there’s plenty of time to stitch up a few, and we’ve collected some of our very favorite stitch-it-yourself tutorials. Enjoy, and happy haunting!
I was lucky enough to witness two beautiful weddings for two lovely brides this summer. One was my niece and the other a very special friend’s daughter. A bridal purse seemed like the right thing to make for each of these wonderful young women.
Send your little one off to celebrate Halloween in style with these easy-to-sew, fun-to-make Trick-or-Treat bags. Spook them up with seasonal embroidery and use glow-in-the-dark embroidery thread for maximum effect. Need something a bit smaller for a party favor or gift bag? Then stitch up a cute mini version!