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Originally posted on Bag'n-telle:
Leather can be a very forgiving material to work with in bag-making projects. It is supple yet durable and hard-wearing. However it does required a different approach than that of sewing cloth. Depending on what type of leather you use and how thick the sample is, it may be a task to manipulate it into…

New Series: Altering Fabric– Part 1: Waxed Fabric

As you might have noticed from my other blog posts, I love embellishment. I love using different and unusual fabrications to create my handbags. However, being on a budget, the art of embellishing can be costly. So I have decided to study different techniques that alter inexpensive fabrics to create the illusion of more expensive or just fun fabrics. I…

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Home Party Divas: Helping Charities Succeed through Networking- Running Now – Feb 27 The Biggest ONLINE Expo

 Now through Feb. 27, 2015 a great event is running; The Biggest ONLINE Expo to benefit Maliyah who is battling cancer. To read her story please go to @[NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vd3d3LnlvdWNhcmluZy5jb20vbWVkaWNhbC1mdW5kcmFpc2VyL3RlYW0tbWFsaXlhaC1mdW5kLS8xMzE2MTg6Og==:http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/team-maliyah-fund-/131618%5D The event has gathered 30 great vendors selling assorted goods from jewelry to cleaning products. This is just one of many charity events sponsored by a great group named Home Party Divas. They…

One Great Cause Event: The Biggest ONLINE Expo for Childhood Cancer Awareness

Today through February 27, 2015, I am participating in a wonderful event to benefit a little girl named Maliyah. I learned that she is 4 years old and fighting cancer, as we all know this is hard for an adult I can’t imagine how hard it is for a little girl. This event is completely online and will run from…

Purse Interfacing 101 Plus a Few Of My Own Secret Tips

First there are few excellent companies that make purse interfacing: Pellon, Vilene, HeatnBond  just to name a few and depending on your budget you can find just the right one for you. Structured Handbags I have discovered that 90% of all handbags I make always use these 2 types of interfacing in them. #1 Fusible Fleece, this creates a soft yet firm structure to…

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