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!
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.
Update your warm weather wardrobe with this super simple but extremely hip clutch. This sweet little purse is a beginner to intermediate project. You’ll be shocked at how fast this sews up. You can go the sweet and subtle route like we did or add a funky pattern.
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.
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.
Make this sweet and frilly gathered bag from bright and cheery quilting-weight cottons. Carissa from BumbleBee Bliss (who has an affinity for designing and stitching up her own purse designs) has created a downloadable PDF project tutorial for stitching up one of her cute gathered bags. Make one for yourself, then stitch up a few as