The Red Odyssey – Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello, Handbag Junkies’! Here’s a look at the beginning of the red patent leather collection. I’m still working on the tote bag with a couple of small style changes, but I’ll have to share it next time! In the meantime, I have finished the prototypes for the Odyssey handbags and I’m ready to share them…

Mini Odyssey…is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies! It’s taking me a little longer to finalize my collection with a few distractions, but I’m back on track moving full steam ahead. First I want to show you the collection I’ve completed so far. The tote bag, Odyssey bag and now the Mini Odyssey with a tassel zipper pull. I have…

What do You Think? Is the Odyssey a Hit or Miss?


Hello, Handmade Handbag Junkies! So glad you can take a moment to preview one of the latest handmade handbags in my Fall Collection. I want to Introduce “Odyssey” and she’s ready for you to decide whether she’s a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? In keeping with the structured bag theme, I wanted to create…

The Structured Bag -Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello, handbag junkies! I hope all are safe from Hurrican Dorian and you follow the authorities instructions if you are in its projected path. I’ve been updating my favorite tote bags and found some inspiration from the minimalist trend. The sleek look with a bit of structure is the direction I’m heading. As most of…

Sling Bag-Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello handbag junkies! I’m so happy to get back to creating handbags. We have a lovely friend that has inherited a ton of fabric from her father’s upholstery shop and has gifted us several yards/bolts of faux leather, vinyl, and other canvas fabrics too, so there are a lot of new designs coming! I decided…

Laptop Bag – Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! Here’s a sleek laptop bag made with pre-quilted fabric, which adds a soft protective barrier for your computer. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I finished making the final adjustments to the pre-quilted sleek laptop bag by adding two magnetic snaps, because I…

Upholstery Textiles – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Textiles – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I’ve been working on textiles for my backyard cushions, and kitchen curtains. I also need wall paper too! But when I put the textiles together I thought that this would make an awesome quilt too! I have a couple more coordinating prints to add to the collection,  but I…

Textiles – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


This Hit or Miss; Fab or Drab; is for another Spoonflower textile challenge and I need your help to select my final entry! The challenge involves a textile that highlights the beauty, complexity and drama of the sea for BucketFeet shoe collection of ocean-themed footwear to raise awareness about the environmental issues and the impact of rising…

Silk Blouse – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


A silk blouse proto-type for my Golden Marble Fields satin fabric! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? There’s a reason that I normally stay away from silk!  And it’s because the fabric is so delicate!! It really slowed me down to a snails pace.  I didn’t want to…

Golden Marble Fields Fabric – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Introducing the Golden Marble Fields! She’s part of my first fabric collection “Marble Haze” on Spoonflower.  I thought this would look nice as a satin blouse.   I have four projects to complete before I start on this one, but this is now my motivation to get them done! Here’s a look a look at…

New Textile Designs – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Before I show you the three new textiles designs I want to update you on my first round of Spoonflower swatches. The swatches arrived last week and the colors and designs look Great! So I’m happy to announce that my Spoonflower Shop is officially open with my first designs, which offers international shipping too! I’m in love with the marbling…

Marbling Textiles – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Practicing fabric marbling techniques kept me busy this weekend.  I used shaving cream to drop my paint and used a modified raking technique with the pointed end of my paint brush to create a collection of textile designs. I’m so pleased with the outcome. What do you think? Is it a hit or miss? Fab or Drab? Here’s a look…