Wednesday, September 8, 2021


 The days sure fly by quickly.  Here it is September.  I have been making a number of the Necessary Clutch Wallets.  The first four I forgot to take pictures of , but have of these last ones.  Seems I'm always in a hurry when I head for town, and have so many places to shop before coming home. 

All are of the original size except for the black and white one.  It's was made at 110%.  Nice size, but more of a clutch bag.  I've added cork straps to some, a shoulder strap to another.  I'm showing just one inside, as they are all the same, except for fabrics.  There are six card slots on each end, and two zipper pockets.   Hope you like them!  Until next time...


Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Bag Pattern Inquiries .

 Hi everyone!  There has been a number of inquiries regarding my bag patterns which were at one time on Bluprint/Craftsy.  If interested please contact me at   I'm using PayPal.

Thank you for your continued interest in these patterns.

I haven't posted regularly for some time now.  I've been doing a bit of sewing, so will post the items as they are completed..

Last November I relocated, and these pictures are of a walking path a short distance out my front door.  There are deer, cougars, and bears.  I've had deer looking in my living room window, but have not yet crossed paths with the other two. Hopefully I won't.

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Thank you!  Have a great summer!!


Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Sunshine Wristlet

The Sunshine of my favorites!  I recall saying the same thing about the last three or four bags I've made.  This one is made of denim and cork, and the lining is 100% cotton.  I've added six card slots on the inside, plus left the back of the card slots open to store those extra cards seldom used. The inside zipper pocket is large enough for whatever essentials you carry.  I've added an extra pocket overlay over the zipper pocket.  The bag is approximately 10 1/2" w x 7 1/2" h x 2 1/2" d.  The shoulder strap is adjustable.

This one is for me.  I've never made a bag for myself  The bag I'm using now is approximately 11 years old.  Some ladies change their bags every outing or season, but not me!  I like the familiar!!😁

 The lining fits perfectly and  has small white polka dots on a navy sweet!  The Sunshine Wristlet is a free pattern by Bagstock Designs.  You can find it HERE!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


What a great little basket at 4 1/2" square  x 5" wide.  It looks like a versatile pattern to me.  You could increase the size for a small bag with straps and a small flap.  Just use your imagination.  It would also be great for the intended purpose, a Thread Catcher Basket.  I love the bright coloured strips on the subtle grey with the contrasting teal header.  The tutorial is FREE and can be found at The Sewing Chick. Oh!  And it comes in two sizes, with easy to follow instructions!

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


This is a freebie from Country Cow Designs called the Idexa Zipper Pouch.  It doesn't require a lot of fabric.  You have a variety of options, so you're able to incorporate and learn various bag making techniques, maybe  add your own ideas.  It comes in two sizes, and there's even a video.  What more could you ask for!
You can find it HERE


The Rose Fabric Bag is now available with pattern pieces    It's an easy bag to make, and now takes even less time because you don't have the measuring to do.

The bag is so versatile.  You can easily add a recessed zipper, shoulder strap, use various pieces of bag hardware, foam,  add a few more pockets, maybe an outer zipper pocket,  or even change the size of the boxed corners.  There are so many ways you can add to it to make it your own!! 

 The tutorial can be purchased  through PayPal for immediate download upon receipt of payment.  Cost $10.00 CA 

Thursday, July 2, 2020

A Favorite - The Sunshine Wristlet

A favorite, the Sunshine Wristlet by Bagstock.  You can find the free pattern Here!  I've added card slots and an inside zipper pocket.  The pattern has been enlarged to 120%.