Leather Mini: Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Handbag Junkie’s it’s my favorite time of the week again! I’m introducing the Leather Mini. It’s a wallet, a pouch, or a mini clutch. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I’ve been longing to use my leather scraps from upcycled projects and the leather trim remnants I found at my…

The Weekend Bag- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello handbag junkies, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! Here’s a custom order I recently finished. This job required 20hrs to complete, but the end result is well worth it.  I upcycled a leather jacket and combined the fabric to match one of the tote bags I made two years ago. What…

The Purple Delight- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve been busy finishing my Mother’s day orders!  This is the best custom order, because I got to create whatever tote bag style I wanted! So here’s the Purple Delight! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab…

Blue Tropical Explosion – Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s my favorite time of the week… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve been busy this week working on custom orders and adding to the “Tropical Explosion Collection”.  So now I’m happy to Introduce the Blue Tropical Explosion! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I used a fabulous painted…

The Color Experiment – Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! The color experiment encompasses geometric shapes, color, stain ribbon and vinyl.  I wanted to incorporate a different color ribbon to the mix of colors that would give it a boost. So I created this small cross body purse mixing textiles in (10″ width x…

Tropical Explosion Passport- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s my favorite time of the week… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve been busy this week working on a custom order and perfecting my “Tropical Explosion Collection”.  I kept some of the features I liked, and added a couple of new features to this little beauty! What do you think? Is it…

Tropical Explosion- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’m inspired by all of my mixed media artist friends, and with a little coaxing from a friend I created this “Tropical Explosion” cross body purse! My first mixed textile purse. (10″ width x 8″ length) What do you think? Is it a…

The Red Purse- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve upcycled a leather jacket I found for $20 to make this red purse… Words can not express the challenges I faced while working with this leather, but I didn’t give up! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss?…

Vinyl Cosmetic Bag Tutorial


This is a quick and easy cosmetic bag tutorial using two types of vinyl products! I’ve experimented with the clear plastic vinyl and the Heat bond fusible vinyl, which produced different results when used separately.  Using only the clear plastic vinyl produced a bulky bag that was tough to handle.  When I used the Heat bond…

A Custom Order- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! Here’s a custom order that I’m working on.  I wanted to share the beginning stages with you, because I’ve been thinking that others would enjoy this one too! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?…

Pink- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! I’ve been working on colorful cosmetic bags, and I’m still working on the right amount of vinyl and fusible vinyl to use, but I had to share another look.  I will post a product review on the fusible vinyl soon.  So while I aim for…

Cosmetic Bag- Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, my favorite time of the week is here… It’s Hit or Miss time! Introducing the cosmetic bag!  Everyone’s asking for a cosmetic bag, and I’m in the process of perfecting the look.  What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I choose a bright colorful fabric with a clear…