Sewing Tip – How To Make An Adjustable Strap For Any Bag.


Myra at So Sew Easy shares a tutorial “How to Make adjustable straps for your bags.” I love adding hardware to any bag.    Pin this for later! Myra says ” This adjustable strap consists of two straps –one longer and one shorter– joined together by a buckle with lobster claws at both ends. The…

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…

6 Step Pillow Lounge Tutorial


You can make this “Pillow Lounge Cover” in 6 easy steps!  My grandchildren needed seating and I took on the challenge to find a chair or something that I could make that they would get good use of for several years to come.  I initially found the Pillow Lounge on Wayfair and Amazon and thought…

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…

Sewing Tip – 8 Household Items You Can Use to Clean Your Iron!


Myra at So Sew Easy shares her Top Secret: Tips on Cleaning Your Iron!  Pin this for later! Do you have a helpful sewing tip that saved you time, money & frustration? Share your tip or product review for a featured spot! All entries will link to the author’s blog. Click here for more info……

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…

Sewing Tip – T-Shirt Dress Tutorial and Free Pattern


Myra at So Sew Easy shares a free adorable t-shirt dress pattern and tutorial. How will you recreate this fabulous look? You may want to save this for later! Myra says ” The t-shirt dress pattern is a part of my attempt to make a summer wardrobe that is both easy to make and easy…

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…

Brother PE800 Embroidery Machine Review


Is the Brother PE800 embroidery machine worth buying? Is the cost of the grand slam package worth the added cost? What are you looking to create? I contemplated buying the Brother PE770 embroidery machine for several years. After a lot of comparison research on Amazon, I found the Brother PE800 upgraded features to be the…