Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera!  New design ideas for the weekend, special events, and first words. What’s Happening ! I have entered my blog into the Company Style Blogger Awards 2013!  Please nominate me in the Best Crafting Blog category.  You can do so by clicking on the link.  All…

Creme de Menthe Purse Tutorial


I love Green!!  You gotta love this purse with recessed zipper and rope handle.  It reminds me of the Andes Creme de Menthe candy.  I think all of the purse are easy to make but, seriously this one only took me 2 1/2 hours.  That’s including the changes to the design and purse handle challenges.  Since this was…

Paisley Park Purse Tutorial


Let your imagination run free, and try this purse tutorial. This super easy tutorial is fun. Make different looks from this one tutorial.  I also reveal my secret design template too.   Here’s a different look before we begin the tutorial . Materials Needed: 12 inch Heavy duty purse zipper Oval wooden purse handles Main fabric (Black)…

Paisley Park Purse


I’ve been busy creating the Paisley Park Purse. I had to share my retake of the Polka Dot Wonder Purse and will post the tutorial next. The clutch is also a nice addition I created a while ago. I think the color combination works…Tell me what you think??? Here are some pictures of the finished purse. The…

Tangerine Foldover Clutch Tutorial


This design is super easy and fun to make! The Tangerine foldover clutch material used here is from Abuja, Nigeria. I love the paint splatter effect.  My fabric choice comes from a repurposed  Nigerian cotton long dress.  The recessed zipper and the magnetic snap secures your belongings and helps with the sleek look.  Here’s another view…

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera!  New design ideas for the weekend, special events, and first words. Special Event Follower Giveaway ~Follower Giveaway~ Follower Giveaway ! Hurray!! The giveaway begins March 9,2013.  I will post the rules at midnight tonight (Eastern standard time) to give the International participants a chance to enter. …

Sneak Peek


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera!  New design ideas for the weekend, special events, and first words. Creative Designs What do you think of the Polka Dot Wonder?  It’s a contemporary take on a retro style.  Upcycling a polka dot curtain and adding linen fabric as the main body, created this layered…

La Cartera and RebelMouse


I’ve just found the RebelMouse site today and I must say I love it so much I had to share it with my friends! If you’re like me and have a blog page, Facebook page, Twitter page, and Pinterest, this site combines all of your posts into a neat package and one great view.  I call it the…

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera!  New design ideas for the weekend, special events, and first words. What’s Happening in the Polls The Upcycle Tote Bag is still in the lead @ 67% for the March Purse Giveaway!  So cast your vote before March 3rd. Creative Designs This weekend my “plan” is to…

Denim Cross Body Hobo Bag


Wow! This is not your ordinary denim cross body bag.  I’ve created a quilting design on the bag to add texture.  Adding my finishing touches to the inside ( in true quilting fashion) makes this bag durable.  Traveling/shopping  with a cross body hobo bag is my must have.  While shopping I’ve gotta have my hands free to…

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera! New design ideas for the weekend, special events, accomplishments, and a peek into the survey results. What’s Happening in the Polls The Hippie Conversion tote bag is in the lead with 63% of the votes. There’s still time to vote for your favorite purse entry in the  March…

Select A Purse for the March Giveaway


I am planning a purse giveaway in March, to one of my lucky followers.  Now I need your help in selecting, which purse I should giveaway. I’ve selected the purses that received the most likes, but I love them all.  So please vote on your favorite!  This poll ends on March 11, 2013. You can take a look…