So…. It’s that time again! It’s time to show you what our testers created in the process of testing our pattern instructions for the Gemini FlightBag! Many of you know that one of my favorite parts of the pattern development process is the testing round. I just LOVE seeing what our testers are inspired to…

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So… I think I’ve mentioned (several times) during the run-up to the Gemini FlightBag that I had a difficult time finding fabrics that inspired me in this go-round. I’m blaming it on the stupid pandemic but finally one Saturday I found myself perusing the Spoonflower website, which is something I promised myself I wouldn’t do…

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The Gemini FlightBag pattern and webpage is FINALLY ready for release to the public! For more pictures just click HERE.  AND— Do you Need the Notions Kit? Why drive all over town looking for the notions you’ll need so you can get started right away, especially with all the Covid-19 store closures? Because we can…

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So… in our last post we had a little fun letting YOU be the designer and choosing which of our bag samples YOU would choose to grace the pattern cover for our first pattern design for 2021, the Gemini FlightBag. Thanks SO much to everyone who participated! Pattern design can be rather solitary work and I always…

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So… over the course of developing the Gemini FlightBag I came across a brand new product called “WovenFuse2” which promised to be the BEST cotton woven interfacing for handbags, “easily surpassing” the performance of all other cotton woven interfacings currently on the market. And since I’ve been on the hunt for the “perfect interfacing” for…

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So… with yet another pattern almost in the books, it’s time to choose the ONE bag sample that truly represents the Gemini FlightBag design for the pattern cover! In order to do this, I like thinking about which of our samples would most appeal to our customers… which one would gather the most attention at…

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So…. I totally LOVE seeing pictures of the bags our customers make from our patterns! There’s not too much I like better than opening up an email that includes a picture or two of a customer-made bag, and the pictures we recived last month are truly extraordinary! ALL the bags pictured below were created using…

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