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Better-Than-Basic Bag, with cobalt blue sheepskin leather

Sew To Grow Sheepskin Leather Review

This is a review post. I was provided only the product in question in exchange for sharing my experience working with it in this post. Lindsey Rae of Sew To Grow caught my eye by posting her wonderful collection of colored leathers on Instagram. I am a sucker for Bright & Happy, and her shop has it in […]

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how to install a pronged magnetic snap - a tutorial

How To Install A Magnetic Snap

The Better-Than-Basic Bag pattern assumes knowledge of how to install a pronged magnetic snap. If you have never installed a snap before, don’t let that deter you! They are quick and easy, and today I will show you how! Even if you have installed one, read through and see how I make my snaps extra […]

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#betterthanbasicbag - call for testers!

The Better-Than-Basic Bag – Call for Testers!

I am thrilled to announce that I am looking for testers for my latest pattern, The Better-Than-Basic Bag! If that photo isn’t enough to tempt you, let me tell you some more… The Better-Than-Basic Bag is an oversize soft-structure flat-bottomed tote with a leather-accent exterior, and a zipper pocket dividing the interior. The instructions are designed to be an […]

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Lined Leather Box Pouch

Leather Box Pouch

A leather box pouch is currently my go-to gift. Leather always takes even a simple project up a notch. Maybe because it has been classified as a “hard material to sew,” it makes it that much more special when you attempt it. My secrets of success are to cut the outer layer all in one piece. […]

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Stand Up Marker Pouch

I’ve been obsessed with these marker pouches since I saw Lorainne pin them, and I am so happy that she figured out the details and posted a tutorial just in time for Father’s Day. It calls for some truly clever and fiddly construction. Of course, my stitching is not the precise perfection that her’s is, […]

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Road Tripper Duffle - pattern by Betz White, sewn by SewFearless.com

Road Tripper Duffle Bag

I was one of Betz White’s pattern testers for her Road Tripper Duffle Bag. It was fun being on the receiving end of a bag pattern again, especially for a designer of Betz’ caliber. She has thoroughly impressed me with the clarity of her written directions, even in the “rough” edit that I worked with. […]

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DIY camera bag, foam in lining - SewFearless.com

The “Manly Poppins” – a DIY Camera Bag

Do you sew for your man? I must admit that I don’t very often. We planned this project so long ago, that I can’t remember if he asked for a camera bag, or if I offered to make one. But at some point I did promised and then it took an embarrassingly long time to […]

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