XOXO Hobo Handbag- Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! I want share the only sample I have on hand from the LaCartera handbag collection curated from my Spoonflower textile shop.  This beauty will make you do a double-take and maybe a triple-take! As some of you may know my collection is on hold right now, but not forgotten! …

Hobo Handbag- Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! Here’s a quick look at another Swiss Army blanket turned into a hobo handbag! Adding the leather straps, buckles, rivets and studs are still my favorite things to do that adds interest.  I think it’s the style that I love and this time I’ve dressed it up…

Crafty Design-O-Rama Featured Projects #27


This Weeks Crafty Design-O-Rama Craft Featured Projects! Is everyone ready for Christmas?  Well here are the favorite projects shared last week!  We’ll share the 16 popular posts next week in a series-end wrap up.  The crafty link-up is officially closed and I hope to see your awesome craft projects next year! So save and share your favorites and have a Very…

Crafty Design-O-Rama Link Party #26


It’s Design-O-Rama Craft Link Party Time! As we countdown to Christmas this is your last chance to link up your projects.  We’ll share the favorites next week, with a series-end wrap up to follow near the end of the month. I hope you have enjoyed our link party as much as we have!! The crafty link-up is…

Crafty Design-O-Rama Link Party #25


It’s Design-O-Rama Craft Link Party Time! Are you finishing up all of those Christmas crafts? Well It’s time to share all of  your fabulous items you’ve been working on! We have some fabulous featured crafts this week and if you click on the blue Inlinkz button below you can see them all!   So let’s start the party! Share your projects here, meet new friends, and discover new…

Crafty Design-O-Rama Link Party #24


It’s Design-O-Rama Craft Link Party Time! It’s one of my favorite times of the year again! It’s time to see all of the fabulous craftiness from you!  All of the handmade Christmas gifts, DIY decorations, handmade items for sale, great recipe’s and more… We have some fabulous featured crafts this week and if you click on the blue Inlinkz button…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs & Crafts


Sewing, designing textiles and ordering fabric swatches have been at the top of my list during the last couple of weeks!  I had time to enjoy Thanksgiving with the family and I hope you had a happy time too! So far everything is on track to finish some of the projects that I have to get done before…

Hobo Handbag- Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve been working on my new handbag collection and was able to finish this Hobo Handbag in this zebra print before the holidays. You  know I love to mix it up a bit and decided to add a pop of red to the mix.  It’s soft, roomy and…

Woodstock Handbag- Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! As you know I’ve spent most of the year designing textiles to use for my handbags among other things, but I finally completed a prototype for one of new purse designs that I will release soon.  I have a custom order that forced me to learn some new leather…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs and More Sewing


This week I’ve been sewing, approving textiles and more sewing!  I have a pretty nice list of items to get done. I knocked out the aprons and oven mitts, started on some of the tutorials that I promised, and hope to finish the my handbag prototype this week.  So here’s the latest weekly thread! Textiles, Pattern Making and Sewing Textiles Are you ready for some football!!…

The Latest Thread – Textiles, Home Goods & Sewing


This week I approved new textile designs, discovered a new Custom Home Goods shop, made a pair of cute oven mitts, updated my logo, and worked on a couple of PDF patterns. So here’s the latest weekly thread! Textiles, Pattern Making and Sewing Textiles This week I released design collections from the XOXO Plaid and the Slate Collection in my Spoonflower Shop.  Since I have a couple of custom orders for home goods and I’m working on my…

The Latest Thread – Shopping for Textiles, PDF Pattern & More Textiles


This week I received my pattern from Sprout Pattern printed on my latest Spoonflower textile design to complete my LaCartera Baby project.  I had a fun textile design session with my Auntie who tested out my painting techniques and focused on new textile design samples for a friend. I completed the Sling Bag pattern and will upload it to Etsy on July 5th….