Leather Bottom Tote Bag Tutorial

I recently realized I was in need of another tote. I mean, can a girl ever really have too many tote bags?? I needed something that would fit my computer easily, plus a few other essentials for heading out to a coffee shop or on a road trip. But I wanted something sturdy enough (and … Continue reading Leather Bottom Tote Bag Tutorial

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Quilted Camera Bag (that’s actually a diaper bag!)

A couple months ago, I shared this Quilted Camera Bag (affiliate link) that I posted over at Melly Sews as part of the Blank Slate Sewing Team. My mom-purse was starting to fall apart, and I needed a new diaper bag. Then I realized that if I left out the camera padding, this pattern would be perfect! I can't … Continue reading Quilted Camera Bag (that’s actually a diaper bag!)

Rosette Clutch

Recently I participated in a super fun handmade gift swap.I whipped up a little clutch for my partner, because really, can you ever have too many? The linen rosettes are my favorite part. [warning: baby hands like rosettes too!] Cute little interior pocket, for cards and whatnot. I put some lace, fun pink elastic, and … Continue reading Rosette Clutch

Mama’s Got a Brand New Bag

With the arrival of baby number three, I knew I needed a new purse.  I'm not a big fan of diaper bags, so I like to try to carry a large purse that has everything I need for me and for my littles.  (You can see my first purse attempt from last year here - … Continue reading Mama’s Got a Brand New Bag

The Clutch That Nearly Killed Me

My dear friend is turning thirty, so I decided to finally try to make the gathered clutch from Anna at Noodlehead. I have seen this clutch many times, floating around the bloggy world.  So many women have made it, so I figured I could handle it.  Oh. My. Goodness.  I had such a hard time … Continue reading The Clutch That Nearly Killed Me

The Mother of all Purses

When I was pregnant with my youngest, I realized that my current purse was no longer going to cut it.  I hate carrying around a diaper bag and a purse, so with two kids in diapers (because potty training was definitely not happening before baby number two came along), I needed a solution.  Rather than … Continue reading The Mother of all Purses