Bag Making, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Lányos Handmade, Sewing

Make your Black Friday a GREEN FRIDAY!

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!

Bag Making, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Lányos Handmade, Pants

How to install metal rivets on your bags … the easy & inexpensive way!

*** 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!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Pants, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

Sewing Jeans: Pockets and Fly Front

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

Bag Making, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Lányos Handmade, Sewing, sewing patterns, The Calgary Stampede

I’m back!!!

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!!!

Bag Making, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, I made it!! 2019, Indie sewing patterns, Lányos Handmade, Sewing, sewing patterns

Remember this?

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?

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Coats, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, I made it!! 2019, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

It’s finally finished!

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!