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    Sew a Kraft-tex Bag

    Sew a Kraft-tex Bag – Blog Hop Make a modern and versatile messenger bag look even cooler and sew a kraft-tex bag with Kraft-tex Kraft Paper Fabric! I have to admit, I have been intrigued with kraft-tex Kraft Paper Fabric since it first came out. We even did a webinar with kraft-tex (watch it on-demand here)! kraft-tex looks and feels like paper, but it sews and mashes like fabric. It’s such a fun textile to use when you want to create a very unique look. Stash books has a great new book, Sew kraft-tex Bags, Tips & Techniques for Working with Kraft Paper Fabric. I chose to make the Stem…

  • A Great Bag Tutorial For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I decided to make a bag to hold my bras and undies when I travel. If you have been reading my blog for a while, then you may remember that one of my best friends is a breast cancer survivor. She fought like a girl and after a long journey through chemo, radiation, several surgeries and recovery, I am happy to report she is cancer free. Ladies, please, get your mammogram. It’s uncomfortable, I know, but after walking through this journey with my friend, I can say with confidence that a squish of your girls is a much better option. Okay, I am off…

  • Upcycled Denim Dress to Purse

    National Sulky Educator Nancy Sapin upcycled a little denim dress and made this adorable purse!   She made it out of an Oshkosh B gosh overall dress, size 24 months. Here is what Nancy said about making this purse: “I simply took the overall dress and sewed the skirt closed to be the bottom. I then took the pockets off, embroidered on them and serged around the pockets to add some flair before reattaching them to the purse. That’s it! I use the overall straps as the purse straps. It was really easy and turned out so cute. I would have taken more pictures while I was making it if I…