So… in our last post I told you that I was strongly considering the possibility of trying my hand at using faux leather for one of my bags for the first time EVER and guess what? That’s exactly what I DID! But seriously, even though I was a little nervous the whole time I was…

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So… in our last post in this series I showed you the first-ever bag we’ve ever created with an all-cork exterior! I was thrilled with how it turned out, but today I’m back to working in quilter’s cotton with a very special fat quarter I picked up at Quilt Festival in Houston last Fall. I’ll…

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So… Cork has been on the Market for several years now. And while I’ve always been fascinated by this material, I’ve never really felt inclined to try to use it because it always struck me as a little thick and unwieldy to work well in our designs. But an odd thing happened on the way…

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So… in our last post I showed you the first “real” sample we created in the preliminary runup to what will eventually become our new pattern design for Spring 2020. And by “real” we mean that this sample was true to what our final design will be, in that it included ALL of the features…

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So… Now that I’m pretty sure I know what I have to do to work the kinks out of this new design, I’m ready to start making a few samples that are “show worthy” and along the way I’ll hopefully create one that’s beautiful and interesting enough to qualify for “Cover Model” status! You might…

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