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How Tuesday: The Slimline Revisited

When you find a great pattern, you tend to make it over and over.  This wallet is just a great pattern. Today I’m going to show you how to alter it to add a frame clasp.  It’s ridiculously easy and looks so sleek and elegant. How do you do it?  Simple. Construct the inside of… Continue reading How Tuesday: The Slimline Revisited

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Swoon Pearl – The Pumpkin King series

Inizio I have no idea why I’ve held out on making this wallet.  I ordered the template from Tops & Bobbins a long time ago, but I guess maybe the sheer number of pieces it had scared me off?  Once upon a time I watched a YouTube video that made it look incredibly confusing, too.… Continue reading Swoon Pearl – The Pumpkin King series

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How-Tuesday: Ruff-let

For today’s How Tuesday I’m going to talk you through creating this Ruffled Wristlet/Slimline Wallet hybrid, the Ruff-Let. This project is really pretty easy, but sussing out the measurements is the tricky part. To start!  Chose your fabrics carefully as the ruffled accent doesn’t work well with  some prints, so maybe scrunch the fabric up… Continue reading How-Tuesday: Ruff-let

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Princess Charlotte

Inizio I’m so excited to share with you my finished Charlotte bag from Swoon Patterns.  I used a template from Tops & Bobbins, which makes everything so much easier, especially when cutting things like vinyl and cork. I used some fuchsia cork from Sew Sweetness and a custom print from Spoonflower, along with some gorgeous… Continue reading Princess Charlotte

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MCW – The Men’s Chained Wallet

One oh my husband’s good friends at work, Guiseppi, has been a constant well of support and advice.  We thought it would be nice to surprise him with something OOAK (which is a really big deal here in Southern Italy) and handmade.  We decided to make him a men’s wallet and after thinking about it… Continue reading MCW – The Men’s Chained Wallet