I've noticed some businesses and retailers advocating for a greener lifestyle, not all of them, and perhaps not even enough, but many are interested in passing on a greener earth to the next generation. It is also up to us as individuals to bring about this change. For a start, this Black Friday why not… Continue reading Make your Black Friday a GREEN FRIDAY!
*** Originally posted in the Lányos Handmade Shop Blog "Bag News", just a bit of a technical problem over there and it leaked through here! 🙂 Tools: Some bag makers invest in a LEATHER PUNCH or HAND PRESS or a MINI PUNCH SET. I use a SEWING AWL. What you need will depend on your frequency of use, the number of layers and… Continue reading How to install metal rivets on your bags … the easy & inexpensive way!
I've started on my Jeans! The fabric has been cut out and sitting in pile for a little while now. It's about time! I'm using Vogue V8774 and a black denim with a bit of a stretch. I've made Jeans before here, and I already have a matching denim jacket here. This will be my… Continue reading Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front
Did you miss me? It seems just a little while ago I packed my bag and my travel buddy, Jerry the Minion, and left my sewing machine behind. I did have a couple of weeks off there - it went by so fast. I had a blast! I made a few new friends on my… Continue reading I’m back!!!
Do you remember my embroidered denim patch given to me by a sewing friend? I have been saving it for so long waiting for a special project. Well I've decided what that special project is going to be - this change/card purse for myself. I think I will call it my Coffee© purse ... because… Continue reading Remember this?
Part of my #makenine 2019 Challenge is this pattern, Islander Sewing Systems Jacket Express. I have made this pattern before here. This time though, I was determined not to make the same mistake again. (Putting the buttons and buttonholes on the wrong sides - seriously!!!!) If you would like to read and see the photos… Continue reading It’s finally finished!