Sewing Tips & Tricks

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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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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We Needed a NEW Pin Banner

So... over 5 years ago I made a pin banner to house (and to show-off) my ever-growing show pin collection, ...
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Design of our bags

Great Project Photos- It’s Really NOT Hard!

So… we’re constantly receiving handbag pictures from our customers, and there’s very few things I like seeing in my Inbox ...
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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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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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Six Tips for Sewing with Pleather

So... one of my favorite fabrics to use for a bag accent area lately... is pleather. I like the texture ...
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Tips for Sewing with Cuddle Suede

So… in our last post we showed you the gorgeous Triple Play handbag (at left) we created with an all-Cuddle Suede exterior! I was ...
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Sew-in Magnet Stitching Tips

So… I tell everyone who will listen that I LOVE using our sew-in invisible magnet snaps because… They snap together ...
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Applying Bias Tape- the S-M-O-O-T-H Way!

(I get so many questions about bias tape… how do I make it, how do I get such a smooth ...
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