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December 2015

I am guessing everyone is busy busy finishing off their Christmas gifts right now? Just in case you are whipping up a last minute Abby's Alley and happen to have grabbed some pre-made leather straps to finish her off, with I thought it was a good time to share this tutorial written by Pat, on how to attach them! You have to admit, they look very classy! :) So without any further delay...it's over to you, Pat: ATTACHING PRE-MADE LEATHER... Read more →


WOOHOO! Today Judith of Judith stitches is going to share her method of making alternative straps for Abby's Alley. Such a great alternative if you don't want to use rope! It's always such FUN to see what my testers get up to when they don't have the required supplies on hand! So lets find out how Judith made her straps.....Over to you Judith: Supplies used: * 2.5 yards of 1” wide cotton webbing - then cut in half lengthwise to... Read more →


YES It's that time of year for the Sew Mama Sew May Giveaway Day yet again (WHERE does the time go?) and I am really excited to be participating again this year! I'll be giving away a $30 Gift Card for you to spend on the PDF Bag patterns of your choice available in my shop here. If you haven't heard of it before, there are 2 pages of giveaways, one for supplies and one for handmade goodies! YAY! If... Read more →


Today I want to show you a couple more examples of Abby's Alley - The first of my Easy Street Sew and Sell patterns. First up we have Daryl's Abby's Alley: Daryl thought she would try her hand at sewing faux leather. She thought given that it is an 'easy' pattern, sewing it with faux leather would be easy too, right? Well....not really LOL Admittedly sewing with faux leather can take a little practice....but despite her struggles, I think her... Read more →


A whole NEW Sew and Sell Easy Street Pattern Range! The NEW range has a whole NEW format which I think many of you are going to LOVE! So what is so special about the new range? First and foremost, The PDF's are short and sweet! Many of which will be less than 20 pages! Yet the instructions are still comprehensive and easy to follow! These designs are PERFECT for Sew & Sell! While the designs are not aimed at... Read more →


WOOHOO! Can you believe it is just one month until we start the new year AND the new bag of the Month Club for 2016? Pre-orders are now on sale for the Bag of the Month Club for 2016! This is the club's 3rd year, and each year our members have grown in numbers and the fun has accelerated! If you are not familiar with the club, please visit the Bag of the Month Club website to see past offerings... Read more →