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, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, Skirts

My denim skirt – pockets on/pockets off!

I'm am going to start off by apologizing... this post just might be photo-heavy, but don't worry that won't strop me from talking too much! I am so happy!  I have finished my denim skirt - finally!  It has been a slow process, but for the most part, enjoyable.  I loved all the different techniques involved… Continue reading My denim skirt – pockets on/pockets off!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Craftsy courses, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, I made it!! 2015, Pants, Sewing, sewing courses

ALL DONE!

Seriously!  MY. JEANS. ARE. ALL. DONE! I haven't had too much trouble finishing them off and I love the look and fit of the cotton lycra fabric.  I pieced them together with these patterns:  Vogue V2948 and  Vogue V8774, along with watching these Craftsy courses:  Angela Wolf’s Sewing Designer Jeans and Sandra Betzina’s Pant Fitting… Continue reading ALL DONE!