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December 2011

Today I FINALLY finished another Savannah.....I started this one weeks ago BUT I didn't get time to finish it until now. This one is Black Canvas with a gorgeous Michael Miller fabric as a contrast. I LOVE this fabric! Savannah PDF Pattern by ChrisW Designs Looks smart, don't you think? Savannah Under the Flap! I get my gorgeous Michael Miller Fabrics from Michelle at Hypernoodle Fabrics on Etsy. Michelle pairs the fabric up in duos and trios which sure makes... Read more


Ahhh the dreaded Interfacing/stabiliser topic again! LOL One of the most common queries I receive from fellow bag makers purchasing my patterns, is which interfacings/stabilisers can I suggest as an alternative to the ones I have used in my patterns. Mostly because the ones I have used are not available to them or where I am not specific enough as to which ones are suitable. (Like when I say “Medium weight interfacing”) So I have put together a guide of... Read more


Oh I really DO LOVE bright coloured bags and when Barbara from "Move Brightly" contacted me to let me know she has made some of my patterns up in GORGEOUS coloured, hand dyed Hemp fabrics....I just simply had to share them here with you! Check out this Evelyn: Evelyn by Move Brightly Gosh I just LOVE this colour!! And there is this Bella: Bella by Move Brightly and this Bella: Another Bella by Move Brightly! ...and the BEST part is... Read more


DO check out this gorgeous Floral Evelyn: Evelyn by Tracey Lipman Tracey Lipman has crafted this beauty and what is more, she has it available in her Etsy store right now, in time for Christmas! Not only that.....she also has two other Evelyn's available as well: and: DO stop by Tracey's Etsy store and see if you can bag yourself an Evelyn for Christmas! :) Cheers, Read more


If you are too busy to make your own ChrisW Designs bag, why not get one custom made especially for you? Kassey from "That's So Sassy - Designs by Kassey" is only to happy to help you out! YOU can choose the fabric you want from Joanns and Kassey will do the rest! Voila! A beautiful custom made bag, just for you, in your choice of fabrics! Simply stop bt her facebook page let Kassey know which bag you are... Read more