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!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Lányos Handmade, Sewing

One busy weekend after another!

... seriously 😁 who has time to sew ... but they were wonderful weekends! Last weekend I discovered Dragon Alley in Victoria’s Chinatown. My sister @JCVArtStudio was one of the featured artists in "Art in the Alley" held by the Victoria Arts Council in Dragon Alley. I have lived here for 31 years and never… Continue reading One busy weekend after another!

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, I made it!! 2019, Indie sewing patterns, Lányos Handmade, Sewing, sewing patterns

Lányos Handmade and a FREE pattern!

What's that? Well this is going to be a short post introducing you to my new Shop, Lányos Handmade! I have opened a fledging shop where I am selling my 100% Handmade Bags and accessories, and the PDF sewing patterns for them (if you like to sew, keep in touch!), and perhaps even workIng with… Continue reading Lányos Handmade and a FREE pattern!

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?