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…

Creating the LaCartera Family


Handmade Ladies accessories, girls dresses and kids quilts. The perfect gifts that are ready to ship!

The Santorini Tote Bag PDF Feature


Pattern Pile has selected my Santorini Tote Bag PDF pattern as one of bags to sew for spring! Besides the Indie pattern feature it’s also listed in the top 10 sewing project section too. (Woot-Woot!)  Click on the photo to see this and other amazing sewing projects. You can find the Digital pattern in my Etsy shop. Click on the following photo to get the…

Sunday Spotlight- Young Entrepreneur


Amari who’s the youngest entrepreneur in my family has decided to open an Etsy shop to sell her jewelry while she attends middle school. She’s been making jewelry for at least four years now so check out her new Etsy shop AmariBeadsandMore here… If you have a young lady in your life that would appreciate some jewelry, Amari…

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….

A New Adventure for LaCartera!


The Bedford, VA boutique closed this week, and it’s time for a new adventure for LaCartera!  This is not a sad or disappointing time for me, because I gave it a try, and the location was not a good fit for my product.  Since the opening of that location, I’ve sold more on Etsy, and to clients in the Washington, D.C….

Have you found an I LOVE you gift for Mother’s Day?


We can never have too many handbags right? Well Mother’s Day is  approaching!   Have you found an I LOVE you gift for Mother’s day? Free shipping on all purchases in my Etsy Shop until April 30th, 2014.  Use this code when you place your order “LCARTAMOM” for domestic purchases only. Stop by and say hello….at  https://www.etsy.com/shop/LaCartera Stay…

Grand Opening!


It’s official, I’ve finally opened my online Etsy Shop!  You can find me under LaCartera or Click here!  Please take a look, follow me and share with your friends.  I still have more listings to create so check in often. After 3 months of designing, sewing, blogging, and social networking, I can say that I’m getting…

New Etsy Store!


Please take a look! A new Etsy store just opened. If you’re looking for cute earrings this is the place.. Please take a look! A new Etsy store just opened. If you’re looking for cute earrings this is the place..View original post