OK, I'm trying to check off my final to-do list before baby arrives, and this one has been on my list for a very long time. I started working on this pattern back in January...and then a lot of things got in the way (my Craftsy Class, finding out I was pregnant, getting a new day job...life) and the the new pattern got shoved to the bottom of the pile.
Ready to rev up your sewing machine for the holiday season? Today I'm bringing you some inspiration for the Cross Body Bag- a cute little number that's just right to sew for yourself or to give as a gift!
Some of my wonderful students that have enrolled in my Craftsy Class have alerted me to the fact that Amazon is now carrying waxed canvas from Carr Textile! This is very exciting for many reasons.
One of the wonderful things about sewing is that there is often more than one way to do things. I had this realization when I was making Betz White's Weekender Duffel. When she came to making the adjustable strap, she demonstrated a way to do it that was just much easier than the way that I've been doing it!
Now that the dust has settled a bit from the launch of my Craftsy Class, I finally took a weekend to do something I haven't done for quite awhile: SEW!
I have received many requests from people asking where they can buy waxed canvas fabric. If you can't find what you are looking for in my Fabric Shop, here are some other resources to try:
I am so excited to announce the launch of my new Craftsy Class:
I know that I've been a little bit quiet on the blog for awhile, but that doesn't mean I haven't been busy! I'm so excited to finally reveal what I've been working on: my very first Craftsy class!
Adjustable webbing straps are a great design detail for any bag. They are practical, sturdy, and stylish, and once you get the hang of it, not difficult to make.
There are various ways to make adjustable webbing straps, and I have created an illustrated tutorial that demonstrates two of my favorite methods.
Over the past couple of weeks I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to teach a couple of bag making classes at Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver (check them out- they have an online shop if you can't make it to the store!)