McGregor Field Tote, New Pattern

NEW PATTERN ALERT: The McGregor Field Tote

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 and the the new pattern got shoved to the bottom of the pile. 

Featured Pattern, The Cross Body Bag

Inspiration: The Cross Body Bag

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! 


Tutorial: An Easier Way to Make an Adjustable Webbing Strap

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!


Tutorial: Two Ways to Make an Adjustable Webbing Strap

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.

Hedgerow Book Bag

Teaching and Learning: Fancy Tiger Classes and a Small Pattern Fix

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!)