Arts, Crafts and Creations, How-To Projects

Make Your Own Handbag Gift Card Holders

This is a fun project that makes a gift card holder in the shape of a handbag. Super cute and way more interesting than those gift card boxes you buy at the store. Step #1: Gather your materials. I chose to use solid color embossed card stock for the body of my bag. For the… Continue reading Make Your Own Handbag Gift Card Holders

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Pattern Review: #101 Catalina Sling by Pink Sand Beach Designs

The Catalina Sling is one of my favorite patterns. It would make a great pattern for a beginner because of the simplicity of the design and yet, it doesn't look like one of those boring "easy pattern" bags. It is fairly quick to assemble and always results in a bag that looks great. The hardest thing I… Continue reading Pattern Review: #101 Catalina Sling by Pink Sand Beach Designs

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Pattern Review: McCall’s M6094 Quilted Tote Bags by Whistlepig Creek

Everyone expects patterns to be perfect. After all, they are made by big companies like McCall's or Simplicity. They should know what they're doing; they've been making patterns for years. They have tested their designs over and over again, right? As a maker of handmade handbags, I have tried lots of patterns. The biggest thing I've… Continue reading Pattern Review: McCall’s M6094 Quilted Tote Bags by Whistlepig Creek