Great Big Leather Tote from Sewing to Sell

My blogging bud Virginia from Gingercake Patterns just wrote a book called Sewing to Sell, and it's about exactly that... helping you to launch or improve your handmade business. I took a look at this book, and I made one of the projects to share with you. I was super impressed as I went through this … Continue reading Great Big Leather Tote from Sewing to Sell

DIY Extra Large Beach Tote + the most stylish baby wipes I’ve ever seen

When you head to the beach (okay, when you head anywhere) with kids, you end up bringing a lot of stuff for all the inevitable messes and disasters. Diapers, wipes, sunscreen, snacks, extra clothes, sunglasses, water bottles, towels, toys... basically everything you own. I knew I wanted to make an extra large beach tote for … Continue reading DIY Extra Large Beach Tote + the most stylish baby wipes I’ve ever seen

Handmade Gifts for Boys: embroidered kid art tote bag [a tutorial]

As I said yesterday, my boys love to do art. Their drawings and creations are seriously beginning to take over our house. Because not only do my boys love their art, they also hate to part with it. My oldest tapes it all over our walls, and the refrigerator is completely covered. I find myself … Continue reading Handmade Gifts for Boys: embroidered kid art tote bag [a tutorial]

Simple Tote Bag: a tutorial

One thing I feel like I can never have too many of is a simple tote bag. Use it for groceries, library trips, whatever. And the great thing about a tote bag is that it's so super easy - and quick - to make your own! I've made a few of these over the last … Continue reading Simple Tote Bag: a tutorial