The Latest Thread -2020 Whirlwind


Here’s the Latest Thread ~ 2020 whirlwind of activity from Cancer Survivor, COVID-19 Quarantine, Business Pivot, to Sewing Face Masks and the Birth of #facesoflacartera. So let’s catch up! Cancer Survivor I have officially joined the Cancer Survivor club this week! I was diagnosed in January 2020, wth stage “zero” Ductal Breast Cancer. I’m so…

The Latest Thread- January


Welcome to the Latest Thread & Happy MLK Day! We are so excited to share the upcoming plans and events, new LaCartera Kids designs, fabric haul, Blogiversary Celebration, Sewing Tip, handmade handbags for our Handbag Junkies, and PDF Patterns. So Happy MLK Day! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and prepared their resolutions for a…

The Latest Thread – Giveaways, Handbags, Hair Bows & Other Gifts


Welcome to the Latest Thread! We’ve been busy preparing the shop for Christmas and updating our Giveaways. So there has been lots of sewing, creating and designing handbags, hair bows, jewelry and organizing the shop! So we are presenting our little Christmas Catalog! During the month of November, we had two giveaways and this month…

LaCartera Designs – Holiday Sale Starts on Black Friday


We are excited to announce that our 20% off Holiday Etsy Sale will start on Friday (Black Friday), November 29th! Here’s the inside scoop for following us! Our followers can take an additional 10% off of our sale prices, using coupon code >>>>> ( JOLLY305) , until December 20th!  Our handmade gifts are ready to…

Chiffon Scarf Update-Holiday Giveaway!


Woohoo….It’s Giveaway time! We are giving away chiffon scarves! I’ve updated this GIVEAWAY! I made it a bit easier to enter and those that have already entered your vote has been counted. Three lucky winners will receive a chiffon scarf from our Etsy Shop to keep or to give as a gift! Winners will be…

Chiffon Scarf – Holiday Giveaway!


The Holidays are quickly approaching and we thought we would start the celebration early with several Giveaways! Three lucky winners will receive a chiffon scarf from our Etsy Shop to keep or to give as a gift! How to Enter the Giveaway: Find your favorite chiffon scarf design from our Etsy shop! Leave a comment…

The Latest Thread – Unique Gifts and Giveaways


As we are gearing up for the Holidays, we want you to share in our creative excitement too! We have new artistic Christmas bows for the hairbow lovers, Mommy and Me earrings, handmade scarves, handbag release, 50% off fat quarters on Spoonflower, and a couple of Giveaways this month! First we have to take a…

The Latest Thread- Special Gifts for the Family and 30% off Bow Sale


The gifts we make for our family members warm our hearts especially when we see the smile on their faces. I think it’s time well spent Quilt Update In the last Latest Thread, Lisa showed us clips of her creating a quilt. Well Lisa’s niece received her strip quilt with fairies that she will snuggle…

Spooktacular Handmade Bow Event


We’ve been anticipating this SPOOKTACULAR Handmade Halloween Bow Sale Event! Lisa has been creating and designing the spooky Halloween bows and now we are excited that they are in the Etsy shop! If you haven’t decided on your little one’s halloween costume or if you are creating a look we have a bow for you!…

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…

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…