• embroidered shoulder tote

    Embroidered Shoulder Tote with Vintage Style Stitchouts

    Vintage-Style Embroidered Shoulder Tote by Ellen March, Embroidery by Emily Thompson of Life Sew Savory This embroidered shoulder tote is a large size for carrying books and work documents (even a small laptop) and sturdy enough for travel. The vintage style embroideries have a fuzzy texture, thanks to Sulky Filaine thread. Choose a wide woven ribbon to add to the vintage quality–a vintage guitar strap is a great alternative. And add structure with stabilizer for a sturdy tote that looks high end. SUPPLIES Embroidered Shoulder Tote Bag pattern by Sulky 1 yard of faux leather (fabric A)   (2) 13”x15” rectangles of faux suede (fabric B)  1 yard of cotton lining fabric (fabric C)  (2) 14”x17” rectangles of Sulky…

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    Paper Pieced Pumpkin Tote + Intro to Foundation Paper Piecing

    Paper Pieced Pumpkin Pocket Tote Make a paper pieced pumpkin tote and learn the basics of foundation paper piecing in the process. Foundation Paper Piecing 101 Foundation paper piecing is a fun technique that’s made super easy with Sulky Paper Solvy. Loads of foundation paper piecing patterns exist, and the patterns are typically available to download and print (love the instant gratification!), so it’s easy to print them right onto the Paper Solvy and start stitching. Here’s the down-low on how to do foundation paper piecing and achieve great results. Using Sulky Paper Solvy stabilizer is a great way to use designs off your computer or the internet. Print or…