The Latest Thread – Unique Gifts and Giveaways


As we are gearing up for the Holidays, we want you to share in our creative excitement too! We have new artistic Christmas bows for the hairbow lovers, Mommy and Me earrings, handmade scarves, handbag release, 50% off fat quarters on Spoonflower, and a couple of Giveaways this month! First we have to take a…

Autumn or Fall Mug Rug Pattern – Tutorial With Free Templates


So Sew Easy Shares an Autumn table set complete with leaves and a pumpkin. This is so adorable and perfect for Fall! Deby says “After I’ve sometimes spent a week designing and working on a new clothing pattern, I love a simple project like this that I can complete in an afternoon. A nice quick…

The Red Odyssey – Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello, Handbag Junkies’! Here’s a look at the beginning of the red patent leather collection. I’m still working on the tote bag with a couple of small style changes, but I’ll have to share it next time! In the meantime, I have finished the prototypes for the Odyssey handbags and I’m ready to share them…

The Latest Thread- Special Gifts for the Family and 30% off Bow Sale


The gifts we make for our family members warm our hearts especially when we see the smile on their faces. I think it’s time well spent Quilt Update In the last Latest Thread, Lisa showed us clips of her creating a quilt. Well Lisa’s niece received her strip quilt with fairies that she will snuggle…

The Latest Thread! ~Quilt Making ~Headbands & A Special Gift


Welcome to the latest thread! We’ve been creating quilt designs,headbands to support this months Spina Bifida Campaign, and a special handbag gift. First let’s hear from Lisa and her quilting adventures and then we will take a look at our other adventures to prepare for the holiday season! Hello Everyone, We thought I should share…

What do You Think? Is the Odyssey a Hit or Miss?


Hello, Handmade Handbag Junkies! So glad you can take a moment to preview one of the latest handmade handbags in my Fall Collection. I want to Introduce “Odyssey” and she’s ready for you to decide whether she’s a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? In keeping with the structured bag theme, I wanted to create…

The Structured Bag -Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello, handbag junkies! I hope all are safe from Hurrican Dorian and you follow the authorities instructions if you are in its projected path. I’ve been updating my favorite tote bags and found some inspiration from the minimalist trend. The sleek look with a bit of structure is the direction I’m heading. As most of…

The Latest Thread – Creative Gifts for Kids


We’ve been working on lots of gifts for the kids in our lives, both family and friends. It has been such a treat to make and share the creative endeavors that make us smile! We’ve made pillow loungers, and bling for the girls, too! Check out the Latest Thread for the gifts that we hope…

Sling Bag-Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello handbag junkies! I’m so happy to get back to creating handbags. We have a lovely friend that has inherited a ton of fabric from her father’s upholstery shop and has gifted us several yards/bolts of faux leather, vinyl, and other canvas fabrics too, so there are a lot of new designs coming! I decided…

The Latest Thread – LaCartera Kids Projects


Welcome back to the Latest Thread! A little bling for the girls, hair bows, keyrings, baby mobiles for boys and textiles. Lisa and I are still busy creating different items for the LaCartera Kids Etsy line. The girls have taken center stage this week, but more boy’s items are on the way. LaCartera Kids Lisa…

The Latest Thread~ Creative Projects


This month we are creating new textile designs, new products, and treasured gifts for the family! There are still things to do to get the business up and running so, we love those moments when we can create! Textile Designs So much fun with this design and I had plenty of help from my 3-year…