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JOY YoYo Count-Down to Christmas Calendar

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Do you realize that Christmas is barely eight weeks away? Fill each yoyo “pouch” of this Counting Down to Christmas Calendar with candy or other small treats, to be opened one each day starting with December 1. When all the treats are gone it’s Christmas Eve!


DIY Modernista Tote Bag

How to Make a Modernista Tote Bag

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Travel in style wherever you go with this pretty and practical tote bag, whether you’re boarding a plane, rushing to a meeting, or just heading to the grocery store. Big enough to hold your purse and other essentials without overflowing, this roomy tote bag adds a cheery pop of color to any wardrobe.


DIY Summer Gathering Pouch

How to Make a Summer Gathering Pouch with Stitched Embellishments

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The primitive shape and the wonderful texture of a bark gathering basket were the inspiration for this elaborately embellished bag. Experiment with stitches, use double threads, mix pinks and greens – pull out your stash and play!


DIY Padded iPhone Case

How to Make a Padded Phone Pouch

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Clip this pouch to your hand bag and you’ll have easy access to your phone while you’re out running errands – you can tuck your “to do” list in one of the outside pockets.


DIY Silk Clutch with Bobbin Work Quilting

How to Make a Bobbin Work-Quilted Silk Clutch

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Remember last week’s post on free-motion bobbin work by Teri Lucas? Practice your skills as you create quilted fabric for this lovely silk clutch.


Luggage Tag by Nicole - free tutorial

How to Make a Vinyl Applique Luggage Tag

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Going on a trip? Hate losing your luggage at baggage claim? Make one-of-a-kind labels for your bags following these simple instructions from Nicole Stevenson.


Quilted Passport Clutch by Rachel Howard for WeAllSew #free project #bag #purse #free tutorial #travel #weallsew

Quilted Passport Clutch by Rachel Howard for WeAllSew

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Make a first class reservation for your passport. With plenty of room this clutch makes it easy to keep your travel documents at hand. A perfect canvas for stitch play, this clutch is simple to make for a quick departure.


Travel Bags FEATURE

DIY Weekend Getaway Bags

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If you have a weekend trip planned and need a simple bag for your getaway, why not stitch one up?


boring boots to western purse #sew #upcycle #recycle #up-cycle #country #leather #bag #weallsew #western

From Boring Black Boots to a New Western Purse

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I found these boots on the shelf of a thrift store. They were boring black with black stitching, but the price was right. Now they’re part of a fabulous western-style purse!


Beach Bound Straw Tote by Melissa Mortenson for WeAllSew #sew #tutorial #beach #beading #starfish #bag #easy to sew #beginning sewing project

Beach Bound Straw Tote by Melissa Mortenson for WeAllSew

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Inspired by the warm weather? Can’t wait for summer to arrive? You’ll soon need a tote for all your summer essentials. Using straw fabric and outdoor upholstery makes this bag both fun and practical. Add a beaded starfish to the front to give it just the right amount of sparkle.