Top 5 Sewing Projects in 2015


Hello Handbag Junkies! I had a few creative challenges this year, but there were some fun and unique projects that emerged. Here are the Top 5 sewing projects viewed in 2015 that were definitely a Hit! Click on the photo to find out more about the ones you may have missed in the series “Hit or Miss – Fab or Drab.” Which one was your…

Top 5 Handbag Sewing Tutorials


If you’re looking for some sewing inspiration or just some quick and easy DIY handbag ideas, take a look at the Top 5 Favorite Sewing Tutorials viewed here during 2015!  Click on the photos below to view the tutorial or pin this for later! There are more tutorials under the “DIY Ideas” menu tab at the top of the page. Expect to see more free tutorials…

Holiday Craft Favorites – Week #7


Check out Holiday Craft Favorites -Week#7! Click on the photo of your favorite craft and you will find the link to the featured project.  There’s still time to be inspired and share your projects before the holiday. Why not share your craft at the next Holiday Craft Link Party on Sunday, December 20th & Monday, December 21st until midnight (U.S./Eastern Standard Time). Stay tuned there’s…

Holiday Textilbox.US Review


Have you heard of Textilbox.US? Textilbox.US contacted me about their latest DIY decorative holiday gift bag promotion used for wrapping odd-shaped gifts, or using in lieu of a stocking for stocking stuffers. “Textilbox is a DIY creative sewing box delivered to your door. Each box includes the pattern, materials and step-by-step instructions. It’s a wonderful way for novice and intermediates…

Holiday Craft Features – Week #5


Check out Week #5 Holiday Craft Features! Click on the photo of your favorite craft and you will find the link to the featured project.    There’s still time to be inspired and share your projects before the holiday’s.   Why not share your crafts at the next Holiday Craft Link Party on Sunday, December 6th  & Monday, December 7th until midnight (U.S./Eastern Standard Time). Stay…

Holiday Craft Favorites – Week #4


Week #4 Holiday Craft Favorites! Click on the photo of your favorite craft and you will find the link to the featured project.  Like my Facebook page to view and ask questions about the handmade items posted by fans.   There’s still time to be inspired!   Here’s wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! I hope to…

Holiday Craft Features – Week #3


Check out Week #3 Holiday Craft Features! Click on the photo of your favorite craft and you will find the link to the featured project.  Like my Facebook page to view and ask questions about the handmade items posted by fans.   There’s still time to be inspired and share your projects before the holiday’s. I hope to see your crafts at…

Photo of the Day!


Here’s the photo of the Day!  Multitasking….enjoying the outdoors and starting another baby blanket!   Stay Tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera!

The La Cartera Hobo Bag Takes a Road Trip


Originally posted on Living in Color:
As you may recall, I was recently the VERY lucky winner of La Cartera’s People’s Summer Choice Hobo Handbag. I was so excited when I won, then I received the bag in the mail and it was BEAUTIFUL! I love the wonderfully happy fabric (YAY COLOR) and matching zips.…

Sewing Tips: Top 5 Favorite Sewing Tips


I’ve compiled the Top 5 Favorite Sewing Tips viewed over the past two years. Check out the list, save or pin for later!   #1) Brother sewing machine review..  Two years later and it’s still running like new by LaCartera.   #2) Make your own gathered front top.. Free Sewing Pattern and Video Tutorial by So-Sew-Easy.  …

Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


 What do you think?  Is this a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I started making this skirt last night! I still need to add the elastic to the waistband and hem the skirt, but I wanted to share what I’ve done so far. I haven’t made any clothing for myself in nearly three years!…

Sewing Tip- Tutorial: Make a non-slip Sewing Machine Foot Pedal Pad


 So Sew Easy shares a quick tutorial: Place your foot pedal where you want it to go, more confident now that it’s going to stay in place better than it did before. Your back will thank you! Read more… Is there a product, or a special technique that you love?  Submit your sewing tip here for a featured spot!…