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  • Crafts bags: Knitting Bag Tutorial

    Bags, Sewing  |  0 Commentcrafts bags: knitting bag tutorial

    With all the knitting goodies that I make around here I'm always needing just one more bag to keep myself just a little more organized…well as organized as a right-brained girl can get! The best part is that there isn't any Velcro, snaps, zippers or buttons! Yup, no stressing about the closures at all. Woo Hoo! So let's get started. What you'll need: 1/2 yd fabric* 1/2 yd fabric* for lining1 yd heavy fusible interfacingthreadpins pencil or fabric marker ruler safety pin   *Note: Fabric must be at least 44 inches wide (before washing) for you to get this

  • Mom gift: UTILITY TOTE tutorial

    Sewing  |  1 Commentmom gift: utility tote tutorial

    The most functional yet basic of bag designs. A book bag, a market carry-all, the perfect everyday tote. Carry in your hand, on your shoulder or across your chest. Brings home everything from a laptop to groceries. Dimensions: 18″ high / 12″ wide / 6″ deep with a 42″ [1.1 m] adjustable shoulder strap and interior pocket. [45.75 cm x 30.5 cm x 15 cm] Construction Method: Turned finish – this method may be recognized by noting the lack of machine-stitching that is visible at points of assembly on the exterior side

  • Gift presents: CHIC LUNCH TOTE

    Bags, Sewing  |  0 Commentgift presents: chic lunch tote

        A chic way to brown-bag it. You will need: approximately 1/2 yd. [0.5 m] plastic-vinyl coated fabric, 54″ wide [137 cm] approximately 1/3 yd. [0.3 m] insulated thermal lining, 36″ wide [90 cm] approximately 1/4 yd. [0.25 m] ripstop nylon, 44″ wide [112 cm] 2 draw-cords, 30” long [76 cm] coordinating polyester thread kraft paper Dimensions: 7” wide X 7.5” high X 5” deep [11.5 cm X 19 cm X 12.5 cm] Construction Method: Turned finish – this method may be recognized by noting the lack of machine-stitching that is visible at points of assembly on the exterior side

  • Crafts bags: PANNIER TOTE

    Sewing  |  0 Commentcrafts bags: pannier tote

    PANNIER HANDBAG Hard sided Pannier handbags are basically soft-sided cloth baskets with a molded liner which acts as a framework. Plastic and metal liners are often super tough, roto-molded construction. Sides are curved to fit your bag and allows for a lower slide clearance. It makes for a neat, clean interior. Dimensions: approximately 6.5″ high / 8.5″ wide / 5.5″ deep with a 18″ [45 cm] carrying strap. [16.5 cm X 21.5 cm X 14 cm]   Construction Method: Combination Faced-edge & Turned Finish -  this construction has 2 turned-over edges placed together and

  • Gift ideas for women: CABOCHON ROSE HANDBAG

    Bags, Sewing  |  0 Commentgift ideas for women: cabochon rose handbag

    Patchwork rose tutorial ‘Cabochon Rose Handbag’ This little evening handbag resembles a corsage and is carried on the wrist. It can be made up in colours and fabrications to compliment the lady’s dress.   Dimensions: approximately 6 ½” in diameter X 1½” deep  [16.5 cm X 4cm ] Construction Method: Turned finish – this method may be recognized by noting the lack of machine-stitching that is visible at points of assembly on the exterior side of the bag. This is possible by placing the material, or parts, face to face, machining and turning right-side out.

  • Eco gifts: ECO TOTES

    Natural crafts, Sewing  |  0 Commenteco gifts: eco totes

    You buy organic, ride public transit and recycle. It’s time to achieve the truly ultimate green lifestyle. Create your own reusable canvas shopping tote bag to replace your plastic and paper bags. Eco-friendly and reusable, you can design a wide-range of fashionable organic totebags — numerous styles, sizes, and colours. These sustainable alternatives to your traditional shopping bags are often made using hemp, bamboo or, most popular of all, organic cotton. Dimensions: approximately 18″ H x 20″ W x 4″ D  (46 cm H x 51 cm W x 10 cm D) Construction

  • Recycling ideas: a springy tote tutorial

    Bags, Green crafts, Recycle, Sewing  |  0 Commentrecycling ideas: a springy tote tutorial

      Recycling ideas: a springy tote tutorial Knits are so much fun with so many possibilities!!!!!! I decided to make a little tote for this event. It's lightweight and very washable and environmentally friendly if you upcycle some shirts. Perfect for the spring and summer time! Here is what you will need to make one yourself: -Paper, pencil, and ruler for creating the pattern -About 3-4 t-shirts if upcycling -4 pieces of knit fabric that are 6" x 4" for strap covers -34 inches of trim or piping for the front (I added a little extra