Turning crafting failure into success.

Hi peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. You may remember that last year I bought several pairs of jeans from the charity shop so I could cut them up and make myself a denim rucksack. I was so excited to make my first real bag. I cut out the fabric, fleece, interfacing, bought …

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Star Wars bags, Boxed bags and a Hexie blockbuster.

Hi peeps, I hope you’re all doing well. This week I’d like to share some more of my recent projects. The first one is my Star Wars themed bags. I love the films but had never bought any fabric related to it before, so lockdown was the time to buy some. I decided on this …

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Bag making series part four – hardware: d rings, clasps, zips, buttons etc.

(This post includes a coupon code for my Etsy shop!) Hi peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. 😊 This week let’s talk about hardware. Firstly, what is it? The hardware for your bag, are things like: D rings, O rings, magnetic clasps, swivel lock, swivel hooks, bag feet, tri sliders, lobster clasps, etc. …

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Bag making series – part three: pockets

Bag making series – part three: pockets Hi Peeps, I hope that you’re doing well. Pockets are so great, versatile, and practical, and are relatively easy to make. You could hand sew them onto projects too, depending on the type of look you want to create. A touch of hand sewing, here and there, can …

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Bag making series – part two: closures and handles

Hi peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. 😊 Closures: There are a few ways to close your bag. Here are a few suggestions: Button: either on its own with a buttonhole or add a piece of elastic for the button to go around to make a simple closure, this way is useful if …

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Back with a bang!!! Beginner bag making tips

Hi peeps, hope that your all doing well. The craft blog is back with a bang!!! 😊 I’m back to blogging again and I will be writing more craft blog posts as I haven’t done many this year, so far. This week’s post is all about bag making! You all probably know that I love …

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