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…

Sewing Tip- Tutorial: Make a non-slip Sewing Machine Foot Pedal Pad


 So Sew Easy shares a quick tutorial: Place your foot pedal where you want it to go, more confident now that it’s going to stay in place better than it did before. Your back will thank you! Read more… Is there a product, or a special technique that you love?  Submit your sewing tip here for a featured spot!…

Tropical Explosion in Yellow


I had to see the “Tropical Explosion” in yellow! It’s the same style in a different color….I think I love them both!  What’s your favorite color? Here’s a closer look at the yellow… It converts to a mini tote bag with snaps on he side and a magnetic closure in the center. The vinyl side pockets…

Boho-Chic Purse: Hit or Miss?


It’s that time again! I’ve been working on this tote inspired boho-chic purse. Tell what you think…Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I found these textiles at JoAnn’s Fabric store. The dark brown textile has a raised print that almost looks quilted, and the Waverly canvas print compliments one another very well.  I think this could…

Fall Collection! Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss time”! This is the beginning of my fall collection.  I’ve added a matching wallet and attached a key fab inside the tote bag.   I think with two inside pockets this tote can handle any girls needs. What do you think?  Is this the makings  of a Hit or Miss??? Here’s…

A Fall Mood


Since Fall is almost here – I had to find fabrics for my collection.  I found canvas fabrics on sale at 50% off the regular price while shopping at my local JoAnn Fabric Store.  My favorite color for the fall and winter season is  “you guessed it…” brown.   Black and greys are every girls staple color too, but…

Creativity in Motion


Here’s a sample of creativity in motion.  I’ve uploaded sketches of the design choices for my next custom-made tote bag.   Please help one of my dearest friends make a choice from the sketches below. Which of the four options would you choose? Please make your selection in the comment section below! Stay tuned there’s more to come from La Cartera!

Cross Body Bag! Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss time”! Several weeks ago I posted my Cross body bag design…. I shared my pattern with my “Auntie” who fell in love with this style.  Since then, I believe she has made three Cross Body Bags, including this gift she gave to me… What do you think?  Is this the makings …

La Cartera’s Fashion Models.


Here’s a look into La Cartera’s world.  I found some spectacular models for my purses.  What do you think?? Here’s Amari with her mini duffel bag!  She fell in love with her purse as soon as she laid eyes on it!  She wants to start La Cartera Junior.  (Stay tuned!!) Here’s Baby La Cartera with her…