Leather Handle Tote Bag – Free Tutorial and Pattern

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I love making these leather handle tote bags!  I have made so many in different fabrics.  They are are great way to use the gorgeous canvas and linen fabrics that so many designers have been releasing.  I have been wanting to write down the pattern for ages now, and I was finally able to do it.  If you prefer to download a printable version – Leather Handle Tote Bag. Continue reading

We Are Open! Visit Our Open House on Saturday 11/12/16

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The shop is open!  After months of building shelves and opening boxes and moving things all around, we are open!  I have been blow away by the support from the local community.  Thank you all for stopping by and for spreading the word.  I would like to extend a special thanks to Craig, Steve, Laura, Sue and Liz for their help getting everything ready.   If you stop in you are bound to meet them at some point! Continue reading

Fall Sewing Inspiration

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Now that the kids are back in school and the weather is cooling down, it’s time to think about fall sewing.  I am really determined to sew more clothes for myself.  One of my biggest issues is not knowing where to start and then getting easily overwhelmed with patterns and fabric choices.  This season, I tried to think about it in reverse.  If I were going shopping, what would I buy? So I hopped on the Internet and did some shopping!  Here’s a few of the looks I came up with.

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