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…

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 …

Cross Body Bag by La Cartera! Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss time”!  I’ve been working on some cute Cross body bags What do you think?  Is this the makings  of a Hit or Miss??? The cross over body bag, is one of my favorite designs.  Simple, functional and perfect for taking your necessities on the go.  There’s two front pockets and one is dedicated to…

Santorini Bucket Wristlet! Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss time”!  I’ve been working on the Santorini bucket wristlet.   What do you think?  Is this the makings  of a Hit or Miss??? The Santorini bucket wristlet was inspired by the mini duffle bag.  The wrap around zipper top allows for easy access.  You can carry as a wristlet ( strap not shown…

Is the Mini Duffle Bag a HIt or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss time”!  I created this Mini Duffle Bag for my 11-year-old cousin.  A belated birthday gift that I hope she will enjoy for years to come.  What do you think?  Is this the makings  of a Hit or Miss??? Here’s another view. The Mini Duffle Bag is upcycled from an Army…

Another Santorini Tote! Is it a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss time”!  I’ve just finished another Santorini Tote bag.   What do you think?  Is this the makings  of a Hit or Miss??? The Santorini II tote is an extra-large tote with one continuous rope handle. Tug on the tote to open wide and pull on the rope to close shut. What do you…

Is the Santorini Tote a HIt or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss time”!  Here’s my latest project the Santorini Tote bag. What do you think?  Is this the makings  of a Hit or Miss??? The Santorini tote is an extra-large tote that’s perfect for the summer. What do you think?  Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? Related articles Is the Stripped Tote Bag…

Upcycled Bow Clutch Tutorial


Here’s a quick and easy tutorial on how to upcycle two placemats into a cute bow clutch purse.  Designed for only the essentials you need to carry to a wedding or night on the town.  The party purse material only cost me $2.00.  Super fun to make and so darn cute.  Some of the pictures are a little dark –…

Is the Upcycled Bow Clutch a Hit or Miss?


Hello everyone, it’s “Hit or Miss, Sunday”!  Here’s my latest project.  The upcycled bow clutch. What do you think?  Is this the beginnings of a Hit or Miss???  The bow clutch was upcycled from two placemats.  I think it’s perfect for spring and summer weddings or an elegant night on the town.  Here’s another view.  The flap secures nicely under the strap and…

Is the Stripped Tote Bag a Hit or Miss?


Hit or Miss, Sunday!  I had so much fun with the last hit or miss post, and I want the fun to continue!!!   This is my latest project, don’t focus on the uneven strap tabs…it’s a work in progress.  The stripped tote bag, I think is perfect for the beach,  on a picnic, or anytime during the summer.   What do you think? …

Upcycle Sunflower Purse Tutorial


The Sunflower Purse Tutorial is simple to make with two round placemats.  The handmade beaded handles add extra interest to textured placemats. Materials Needed Purse: Two thin standard round indoor/outdoor placemats (14 inch length x 15 inch width) Thread should match placemats Lining fabric (your choice) Magnetic Closure Materials Needed Handels: 18 large wooden beads 16 medium beads 24 small…

Sunflower


Introducing the Sunflower Straw Purse created from two placemats.  If you’ve been following me you know that I had to repurpose the handles from my last hit or miss purse creation.  This is a better use of the handles, and all the work that went into making them. The simple style with magnetic snap can handle your necessities and give…