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Sewing Tutorials — sewing tutorial

Tutorial: Handle and Zipper pull tutorial for the Jade Pouch

cloth albatross good hair day jade pouch sewing tutorial zipper pull

The incredibly talented Crystal of The Cloth Albatross has written a fun and easy tutorial on how to make an accented handle and custom zipper pull for the Jade Pouch. You can read the full tutorial on her blog!  

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Tutorial: Lotus bag strap variation and purse feet

lotus handbag pattern sewing sewing tutorial shoulder strap tutorial

While in the testing phase for my Lotus shoulder bag pattern, one of my testers - Sheri of Lil' Munkee Designs - created a different style of straps that I really loved. I am in the middle of gift sewing and wanted to make a Lotus with her style of strap AND I wanted to provide a short tutorial for anyone else who may be interested in altering the pattern a bit. To start, all you need is the Lotus pattern. Prepare your pattern pieces, cut out your fabrics as instructed with ONE exception. Cut your (4) O-ring straps to...

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