Ursula & Emily Continued

Today is the day! I added Ursula & Emily Purse to my website for sale. It is almost like delivering a baby, not quite as painful, but pretty exciting. I think it took me about 9 months to get it together too!  I told you a few days ago all about the front of...

INTRODUCING URSULA & EMILY

FANFARE PLEASE! INTRODUCING THE URSULA & EMILY PURSE PATTERN. Available May 1, 2011 My friend Ursula has been lobbying for several years to have me design a small purse. She likes to carry a small purse with an adjustable handle that she can wear across her body...

Meeting a customer

Donna from Northern Virginia was in town near Raleigh for Easter and asked me if I had a store because she would like to visit it. I told her that I didn’t have a store, but I used to work at the local Bernina dealer and they are a great quilt shop with...

Leather Purse

Thank you for signing up for the Kangaroo Tote giveaway! I can’t wait to have my first drawing. There is still time to enter, just scoll down or find the April 6th post, leave me a comment or two to enter. I just finished making a leather Carol’s...

First Giveaway!!

I am very excited to announce my very first giveaway! I also just sent out my very first newsletter, and to celebrate I am going to give away a completed Kangaroo Tote (below) and pattern to one lucky person. The Kangaroo Tote folds into its own pouch/pocket...

"As You Like It" Purse Flap

I promised more flap ideas and this one is super easy and was actually done by one of my students during a class I taught. She has sewn Rick Rack diagonally across the front of a flap and then interspersed a few buttons in- between. This could be done on a Decor...

"As You Like It" Purse Flap

Well it’s about time I posted some flap ideas for the “As You Like It” Purse. I have procrastinated too long! This first idea is a Western theme, but could be used with any fabrics or trim to change the look.  Below is one I made with Western...

"As You Like It" Purse ideas

This picture is all the way from Sweden where Kerstin Eklöf Persson, made this in a class at Tyger & Ting quilt shop in Burseryd, Smålandsstenar in the south of Sweden. The “As You Like It” Purse has a front flap that is interchangeable and or reversible....

Judy’s Professional Totes

Judy from Montrose, CO has made 9 Professional Tote bags, and probably on her 10th one by now. This darling cowboy print tote was given to her daughter for Christmas. This black, white and red one is for her grandson’s girlfriend. I hope she knows that she is a...

Separating Zipper in Professional Tote

A few months ago, Welmoed from the blog, There She Sews, http://thereshesews.blogspot.com/2010/02/my-newest-garment-sewing-client.html, wrote me to tell me she had put a separating zipper in the top of her Professional Tote. She very kindly wrote up directions and...

Diaper Bag

I love getting pictures of your bags that you make with my patterns. Kathy Dykstra from North Carolina made this beautiful Professional Tote for her daughter. She will use it as a diaper bag. The color combination is wonderful and the brown bottom piece looks...