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Karen's Blog – November 2014 Archive (5)

...and finally, I finished the Campervan Messenger Bag!

So all I had left to do was make and fit the turquoise lining.  I applied fusible fleece interfacing and overlocked all the edges.  I made the zipped pocket as per the pattern, but went back to my own template for a larger one than Ruby’s, and used the same lining fabric inside, not the exterior fabric as in the…


Added by Karen on November 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Gave the First Glenda Bag a Makeover!

I showed my mother-in-law my first…


Added by Karen on November 15, 2014 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

I've Made Another Glenda Bag! - by Swoon Patterns

Well I liked playing with my first Glenda so much I got straight back in the sewing room…


Added by Karen on November 13, 2014 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

My First Glenda Handbag - Pattern by Swoon Patterns

I've been busy looking at fabric and bag patterns recently, and have some new ones to try!  A friend of mine has wanted me to make her a bag with animal print and denim for some time and I found Velboa fabric in …


Added by Karen on November 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Holiday Embroidered Fabric Gift Labels - DIY

The stocking advent panel includes six gift labels, and we decided to use them to for the advent calendars and stockings.  I'm adding all the details as you could skip the printed label and just make your own, cutting it 6" by 3".…


Added by Karen on November 2, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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