This year has been intense. In late January I had a bit of a medical complication. A set back, if you will. It couldn’t have come at a more stressful time because not only was I trying to set up my studio shop, but we were in the process of moving half way around the… Continue reading Hollyhock Ho-Boy!
This is the 26th and FINAL bag in my #thisishalloween Nightmare Before Christmas themed series for October. I have no idea how, but I managed to make over two dozen bags and wallets this month! This is the commuter sized Annette in a custom print Jack Lightweight Cotton Twill lined in Sally Kona Cotton both… Continue reading 26th
Inizio I first discovered the Boon Wallet by XOXO Lauren on the Tops & Bobbins website. It’s been on my ‘to buy’ list for a while, and yet? I still haven’t got the templates. The other day, though I did finally buy the pattern and once I looked at it knew I had to make… Continue reading Boon!
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
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
Although I subscribe to the Bag of the Month club, I didn’t make many (or any?) of the bags this year. Except one. This is the Lousie Barrel Bag from Swoon. It was the least complicated and least… how do I want to say this… the least something. I used my fave Grunge Triangles from… Continue reading Oh, Holo There!
Yesterday I finished up my Lantana Tote Bag from Blue Calla and today I took it to the pool! I used the Flamingo Fever print on Spoonflower by Willow Lane Textiles. I had it printed on my fav Lightweight Cotton Twill. I wasn’t sure what pattern I wanted to use for this, but I just… Continue reading Flamingo Fever