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Snowdrop Sew-Along Winners!

Blue Calla bluecalla debby hunker sewing tutorial snowdrop video sew along

Our first video sew-along hosted by Debby Hunker was a great success! Our first sew-along was for the Snowdrop Satchel pattern. If you missed the sew-along, you can watch Debby's videos at any time on YouTube. Here are all of her Snowdrop videos in proper sequence: PREPARATION: https://youtu.be/qiZZzR4jOUoPART 1: Zipper Assemblyhttps://youtu.be/TlhPrp5ubhkPART 2: Main Body and Strapshttps://youtu.be/XD7DXLv4eRI PART 3: Exterior Assemblyhttps://youtu.be/yZCCyGMOkZ8 PART 4: Lininghttps://youtu.be/SDoC2hJWx2I PART 5: Finishinghttps://youtu.be/wPWdZArbd6E Now to the fun part, announcing our winners. Every participant was asked to submit photos of their completed bags and we had some very lovely entries. We then collected the names of each entry and...

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Introducing the Stargazer Tote!

I'm very excited to introduce my 2018 pattern for the Bag of the Month club: the Stargazer tote! The Stargazer is a larger tote (15” W x 10.5” H x 4.5” D) with 2 carrying handles and a removable cross body strap. The pattern's hardware kit comes with 2 handle attachment options: using diamond strap anchors or vinyl connectors. The bag pictured above shows the vinyl connectors.   The Stargazer has a cut out style slip pocket on both sides of the exterior, perfect for your phone and keys.  It has gusseted sides and some lovely pleats along the bottom to...

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Aster Handbag Sew Along Prize Announcement!

  Hello everyone! First off I would like to say thank you to Celine for letting me host this Sew Along. I had fun doing it, and seeing all the progess pictures! I hope you had fun participating. If you wanted to make an Aster Handbag but just didn't have the time, the sew along blog posts will continue to be here in the tutorials section so you can make one whenever time allows! We've gone through all of the posts and have admired each of your bags, they're all beautiful! All entries submitted were drawn randomly and have been awarded...

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Aster Handbag Sew Along & Prize Announcement!

Aster aster handbag Bag Pattern blue calla pattern hardware Sew Along

Hi! I'm Wendy from WD Handbags. I'm so excited to make this announcement! I've been asked by Celine to host a sew along for the Aster Handbag and I'm thrilled to do so! Now, I know some of you have purchased the pattern but haven't worked up the courage to make one. Well, then I have very good news for all of you! We've broken down the pattern to be sewn into a 3 day sew along! Shhh! Don't tell but it's sooo easy, I promise! You can make this beautiful bag, impress all your friends & family, and tell them how...

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Introducing the Dogwood Travel Duffel Bag

Tester bag made by Chera of Phipody Handmade I am happy to introduce my latest sewing pattern - the Dogwood Travel Duffel. This is a larger carry-on sized bag with 10 pockets: 1 front cargo pocket with flap closure, 2 exterior zippered side cargo pockets, 1 exterior zippered pocket on the front with 3 clear vinyl pockets inside, as well as another 2 slip pockets and 1 zippered pocket inside the bag. There are a few optional features on this bag: - a suitcase strap on the back that allows you to slip the bag over the handles of a rolling...

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