Tips & Tricks

Fortify Your Pattern Pieces for Longevity!

So... after a discussion about interfacing a few of weeks ago, alert reader Barb Fairlane sent me a in a ...
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Product Review: Peel n’Stick Wallpaper

So... if you follow us on FaceBook or Instagram, then you probably know that recently we decided take a little ...
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Bag Exterior Issues: It’s all in the Planning

So... have you ever noticed how some bag exteriors just seem to effortlessly come together? Maybe its because they have ...
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Six Steps Toward Greater Sewing Room Tranquility

OK- Our topic today, might be the best kept secret in the sewing industry... ANGER while sewing, or maybe not! ...
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PPC21: Working with Faux Leather

So... I decided right at the outset of the design process for the Side Slinger that this was the perfect ...
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Working with Cork- here’s some tips!

So... Cork has been on the Market for several years now. And while I've always been fascinated by this material, ...
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Personalize Your Bag Interior with Elastic Slot Holders

So… if you ever used or created an wallet or a bag with elastic slot holders, then you know how ...
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Eight Ways to Improve your Fussy-Cutting

So… ever since we posted the pictures of our NY Skylines bag sample, we’ve had a LOT of questions about how ...
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Smooth Curves Ahead

So… if there’s anything I’ve learned after 14 years in the pattern designing business, its that there’s a LOT of ...
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SIX Ways to Create a Stand Out Bag Exterior!

If you’re in the process of working out the details of the bag you want to submit to the 2018 ...
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