Accessories Sewing · Bag Making · Travel

Completed: Dad’s Dopp Kit

This post is for a bag I completed in 2018 but never got around to blogging. The pattern is a free tutorial available on the Fabric.com blog. I've made the dopp kit type bag from the Grainline Portside travel set before, but I wanted something that was a little...more. Unfortunately, there always seems to be… Continue reading Completed: Dad’s Dopp Kit

Accessories Sewing · Bag Making · Dog Under My Desk · Modern Sewing · Stashbust 2019 · Stashbusting

Completed: Plaid Cross-Body Bag

The week before I was due to move in August, I got the unreasonable idea into my head that I needed a new purse. While I wasn't ready to toss out my old purse, I wanted to have something a bit more professional for any meetings I would need to attend for the upcoming school… Continue reading Completed: Plaid Cross-Body Bag

Accessories Sewing · Bag Making · Modern Sewing · Patterns from Sewing Books · Stashbust 2019 · Stashbusting · Travel

Completed: Spoonflower Travel Bag

I haven't done much air travel since 2014, but we do a lot of car travel. I am enamored with the idea of matching travel luggage - it seems very sophisticated and evocative of the golden eras of travel (i.e. you've got money enough to travel and to purchase the fancy luggage, plus the fancy… Continue reading Completed: Spoonflower Travel Bag

Accessories Sewing · Bag Making · Simplicity Patterns · Stashbust 2017 · Stashbusting

Completed: Fold-Over Purse from Simplicity 8028

For Christmas I wanted to surprise my sister with a purse to match the Portside Travel Set I sewed last Christmas for her. Due to not having the right notions in my stash, however, it is only just finished. It was a straightforward make, and I think she'll like it. Pattern: Simplicity 8028, View C… Continue reading Completed: Fold-Over Purse from Simplicity 8028