Sunday, February 28, 2016

Five Pocket Canvas Bag - Free Tutorial

I don't know about you, but I just love this bag .  All the pockets, grommets and snaps really add to the design!  Western style pockets and twin stitching enhance it as well.

The tutorial is quite  detailed, but we are promised a happy, successful ending as we follow each step.

This bag finishes at approximately 12" high x 10" wide with a 5 1/2" base.  

This is another great pattern by sew4home.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Canteen Bag - Free Tutorial

This stylish corduroy and wool canteen bag tutorial is available at sew4home........FREE.   They also suggest which fabrics and hardware  are best suited for this project!  Loads of information is available.

The bag is 9" in diameter and 2 1/2" deep, with an adjustable shoulder strap.

You might also enjoy checking out the other free tutorials while you are there!  Enjoy!

Thursday, February 18, 2016


Here's just a few NCW's I've made over the last few months.

The NCW has various flap templates. As well you can choose one or two inside zipper pockets, and/or a back outer zipper or open pocket.

 You can add to or take away from the wallet, and still end up with something  plain or classy.  It's up to you.  Fabric plays a big role in determining that.

I can't say I found this wallet easy to make.  It took several , before I was really able to master the pattern.    Since I have trouble following written instructions, Jean, the Jelly Roll Queen's You Tube videos were invaluable, as was the input from the women on the NCW Facebook page.

Seems to be that many support groups and videos  are popping up  every where for the bags and wallet patterns/tutorials that have and are coming out.  I personally love the concept!

You can find this Necessary Clutch Wallet pattern/tutorial at Emmaline Bags.

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