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…

Congratulations to the Minnie Mouse Quilt Winner!


Please help me Congratulate the Winner of the Minnie Mouse Quilt! And THANK YOU to all of the participants for commenting and sharing the post! We have two more giveaways planned for December…. So stay tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera!

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…

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…

Autumn or Fall Mug Rug Pattern – Tutorial With Free Templates


So Sew Easy Shares an Autumn table set complete with leaves and a pumpkin. This is so adorable and perfect for Fall! Deby says “After I’ve sometimes spent a week designing and working on a new clothing pattern, I love a simple project like this that I can complete in an afternoon. A nice quick…

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…

Spina Bifida AWAREness – Did You Know?


Here’s the last weekly fact about Spina Bifida for the month. There’s still time to support Team Twila with the Bowties & Bracelets Spina Bifida AWAREness Month Campaign!  Team TWILAOctober 23 at 8:22 PM · #DidYouKnow According to this #Fact… #SpinaBifida occurs within the 1st 28 days of pregnancy.  #AWAREness starts with a conversation #TeamTwilaCARES…

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…

Spina Bifida AWAREness – Did You Know?


Here’s the weekly fact about Spina Bifida and see how you can support Team Twila with the Bowties & Bracelets Spina Bifida AWAREness Month Campaign! Also A Special Thank You Shout-out to those that have supported the cause. Team TWILAOctober 16 at 8:39 AM · #DidYouKnow #FACTS This chart below shows the “WALKING ABILITY &…

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…

Spina Bifida AWAREness – Did You Know?


Here’s the weekly fact about Spina Bifida and our new headbands in the XOXO plaid to support Team Twila with the Bowties & Bracelets Spina Bifida AWAREness Month Campaign!  Team TWILAOctober 8 at 8:13 AM · #DidYouKnow “4-5 Babies are born each day in the U.S. with #SpinaBifida ” (To me…that’s A LOT! YET! It’s…

The Latest Thread! ~Quilt Making ~Headbands & A Special Gift


Welcome to the latest thread! We’ve been creating quilt designs,headbands to support this months Spina Bifida Campaign, and a special handbag gift. First let’s hear from Lisa and her quilting adventures and then we will take a look at our other adventures to prepare for the holiday season! Hello Everyone, We thought I should share…