Yes, it's a thing. Bag Lady has a whole new meaning since Sara Lawson began drawing so many people into the art of bag making and inspiring the use of this nickname! Check her out on Youtube, Facebook, and on her web site, all by the same name "Sew Sweetness". Things have been happening in… Continue reading I’m officially a bag lady
I recently ordered some faux leather fabric from Sew Sweetness and got around to doing a quilting test this week. I LOVE this stuff! I had no issues at all free motion quilting on this fabric and the results are stunning. I started out with a big square, quilted the heck out of it and… Continue reading Faux Leather Pouches
I've got my new Handi Quilter long arm machine set up and running now with lots of practice going on while I get a feel for it. The one thing I'm learning quickly is that I need to take breaks from standing, so an alternate sewing project was called for by the end of the… Continue reading Floral Train Case
I was going to include this bag at the bottom of yesterday's quilting post, and then I thought "save it for tomorrow so you'll have an extra one ready to go." This way y'all get two posts in two days! You're welcome. I wanted a book bag for myself - in a bit of… Continue reading Custom Book Bag
Hello everyone. Yes, I am still here! There has been some craaaaazzzzzy heat in my area the past while and when that happens my brain fries so I'm not able to do a lot of work on any kind of project. I kind of just sit still in as little clothing as possible and try… Continue reading Keeping in Touch!
So I've spent the last couple of days working on some new quilted bags and I can tell you that while these things can take just as long as making one of my quilts, they're a different kind of fun and I'm learning some really cool techniques. This caddy was made using a pattern from… Continue reading More bags!