Sling Bag- Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! At first glance the sling bag looks like every other sling bag, but there’s one exception with this one.  I was tasked with incorporating a pattern for a custom sling bag that matches a pattern or stripe.  As you know I love mixing things up and this is no exception.  So to…

Quilted Gift set~ Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Handbag Junkies’ it’s my favorite time of the week again! I’m introducing the quilted gift set. It’s a mini quilted tote and the trifold quilted vinyl pouch. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?  The mini tote bag completes the gift set. It’s ready to fill with your hearts desire.  I initially thought it would…

Quilted Pouch- Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! We can always use another pouch…. right? That’s what I thought when I decided to make this gift for a friend that’s retiring soon.  A pouch is one of those gifts that you can use when traveling, toiletries, storage, cosmetics or jewelry. I’m excited about the…

Leather Mini: Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Handbag Junkie’s it’s my favorite time of the week again! I’m introducing the Leather Mini. It’s a wallet, a pouch, or a mini clutch. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I’ve been longing to use my leather scraps from upcycled projects and the leather trim remnants I found at my…

The Weekend Bag- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello handbag junkies, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! Here’s a custom order I recently finished. This job required 20hrs to complete, but the end result is well worth it.  I upcycled a leather jacket and combined the fabric to match one of the tote bags I made two years ago. What…

Handbag Junkies – The People’s Summer Choice


The People’s Summer Choice is here! Thank you for your participation in my summer challenge! Your feedback created this handbag, and gave me so much inspiration!  I’ve listened to you loud and clear. Here’s a close-up of the #1 People’s Summer Choice Hobo Handbag.   What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss?…

Baby Style Booties- Hit or Miss; Fab or Drab?


I’ve been working on LaCartera Baby Style. Since I have two months until I know the sex of my grand-babies, I tried to keep the style neutral. Two color crochet baby booties topped off with a yellow ribbon. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? The top can remain high or folded…

Quilted Toiletry Bag-Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


  A large quilted toiletry bag with hanger, four zippered clear vinyl pouches, and three slip pockets. You can lay this bag flat in you suitcase or fold securely with the tie.  Or, if you just need a little more space in your bathroom, this could hang nicely on your bathroom door. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or…

Boho Chic 2014-Hit or Miss; Fab or Drab?


Although, things may not turn out the way you would like ~ sometimes they turn out better than you expect! That’s my new motto inspired by the Boho Chic 2014… So, please tell me if you think it’s a Hit or Miss; Fab or Drab? Last year I designed this Boho Chic tote bag with warm brown colors….

Batik Sketches-Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Since I’ve been taking it slow, I decided to get started on some sketches for my next challenge of creating my own batik designs. The designs aren’t finished, but I thought I would share what I have before I transfer it to fabric. What do you Think? Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?   Bring on…

The Purple Delight- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve been busy finishing my Mother’s day orders!  This is the best custom order, because I got to create whatever tote bag style I wanted! So here’s the Purple Delight! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab…

Blue Tropical Explosion – Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s my favorite time of the week… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve been busy this week working on custom orders and adding to the “Tropical Explosion Collection”.  So now I’m happy to Introduce the Blue Tropical Explosion! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I used a fabulous painted…