Tutorial: Adding card slots and a zippered pocket to your Morning Glory Pouch
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If you'd like to add a few more features to your Morning Glory pouch, then this tutorial is for you! I will explain step-by-step how to add an exterior zippered pocket on the back of the pouch and 6 card slots with a pocket for bills to the interior. Before starting this tutorial, download the FREE Morning Glory Pouch pattern and print out your patterns pieces. Make sure you read through the entire pattern before starting. In addition to the pieces in the pattern, you will also require: For card slots: (1) Lining fabric 8" W x 15.25" H(1)...
Colour Blocking & Adding a Zipper to Lily Pleated Bag
This is a short and easy modification to colour block the exterior of the Lily Pleated Bag, as well as add a Zipper as a closure instead of a snap. Lily is available to purchase here: http://bluecallapatterns.com/products/the-lily-pleated-cross-body-bag-pdf-sewing-pattern In addition to the supplies in the pattern, you will need: -1/2 yd of extra light, or ultra light/sheer weight interfacing -14" #3, or #5 zipper (you can also cut down a longer one) -Matching thread for the exterior of your Lily bag First, find your exterior Body piece A Next, divide your piece equally into 3 parts, it's 12" high...
Foxglove Diaper Bag Changing Mat Add-On Tutorial
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Foxglove Pattern Instruction Alterations Let’s start by figuring out which portions of the Foxglove pattern that we need to alter and make notes on. The construction of the bag will be exactly the same except for the exterior main panel; you will follow the instructions for constructing the gusset, lining, and back exterior main panel. Print pages 2-3, 5-10, 12-19 (Pages 12-19 you do not need to make any notes on, so it’s not necessary to print them unless you like having the hard copy for reference.) Download revised EXTERIOR PANEL A Changes to Supplies: Under notions, omit 16” zipper....
Tutorial: Freesia Foldover Bag Pattern Hack
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I made the Freesia Foldover Bag with an exterior slip pocket. I like that this pocket adds extra functionality to the bag, as I never carry my foldover style bags unfolded, so it's nice to have the fold act as a flap for a pocket. I also love having a slip pocket to tuck my phone into on the exterior of my bags. To make the Freesia Foldover with an exterior slip pocket, you'll need to begin by printing an extra copy of pages 16 and 17 of the pattern. (If you haven't printed the pattern yet, print 2...
Tutorial: Converting the Calla Convertible Backpack and selecting your hardware
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To help everyone understand how the Calla Convertible backpack converts from a shoulder bag to a backpack, I've created a short video demonstration. I've also shown how the swivel clasp and D-ring work together so you can purchase the correct hardware for your bag prior to starting the pattern.