Dealing with Needle Breakage and Sewing the Halves Together (Sidekick Sew-along Day #10)

overlapped zippers

Over the last few weeks, I have been working my way through the Sidekick Mini Suitcase pattern, sharing any extra tips that didn't make it into the pattern directions, and answering questions. The printable pattern and complete directions for the suitcase are available for purchase here. I'm being perfectly honest here. The real reason I don't … [Read more...]

Sewing the Halves (Sidekick Sew-along Day #9)

sewing the lower side

Over the last few weeks, I have been working my way through the Sidekick Mini Suitcase pattern, sharing any extra tips that didn't make it into the pattern directions, and answering questions. The printable pattern and complete directions for the suitcase are available for purchase here. Eep! I am falling behind. It looks like we won't be … [Read more...]

Sewing the “Upper Side” (Sidekick Sew-along Day #8)

upperside-2

Over the last few weeks, I have been working my way through the Sidekick Mini Suitcase pattern, sharing any extra tips that didn't make it into the pattern directions, and answering questions. The printable pattern and complete directions for the suitcase are available for purchase here. And... It's another sew-along day. I hope you aren't sick … [Read more...]

Corner Patches and Piping (Sidekick Sew-along Day #6)

folded over

Over the last couple weeks, I have been working my way through the Sidekick Mini Suitcase pattern, sharing any extra tips that didn't make it into the pattern directions, and answering questions. The printable pattern and complete directions for the suitcase are available for purchase here. And... it's Friday again. Crazy. That means it the end of … [Read more...]

Sewing the Lining (Sidekick Sew-along Day #5)

casing

Over the last couple weeks, I have been working my way through the Sidekick Mini Suitcase pattern, sharing any extra tips that didn't make it into the pattern directions, and answering questions. The printable pattern and complete directions for the suitcase are available for purchase here. Finally, all that prep-work is out of the way, and we can … [Read more...]

DIY Piping (Sidekick Sew-along Day #4)

Handmade Piping

Over the next few weeks, I will be working my way through the Sidekick Mini Suitcase pattern, sharing any extra tips that didn't make it into the pattern directions, and answering questions. The printable pattern and complete directions for the suitcase are available for purchase here. What? Wait? It's Monday evening? oops. Lets blame daylight … [Read more...]