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WooHoo It's Sew Along time again! This time we have the KISS Clutch - a nice easy and quick sew after the challenge of the Penny Inn! (Can you guess why it is called the KISS clutch?) So....let's get started! Over to you, Ellen: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello everyone and welcome to the latest ChrisWDesigns Sew Along. Thank you Christine, for having me back, and trusting me with your awesome designs. So... ‘The Kiss Clutch’ how cute is this little bag. It... Read more →


Welcome to the Penny Inn Sew Along, with Ellen - Part Four! Please DO join in the Facebook group Sew Along running in conjunction HERE! I know everyone is eager to get on with Part Four, our final instalment - WOOHOO how exciting! .....OK... over to you Ellen..... ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Oh my... how Gorgeous, are some of the Penny Inn’s that have been finished already! Everyone should be so proud of themselves. I apologise to those that have been waiting for... Read more →


Welcome to the Penny Inn Sew Along, with Ellen - Part Three B! Please DO join in the Facebook group Sew Along running in conjunction HERE! I know everyone is eager to get on with Part Three B, since we are a little bit late posting....and this time I am to blame, or should I say my poor internet connection! (grrrr).....OK... over to you Ellen..... ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Yep Yep Yep.... here we are again...lol .... Thanks for coming back and joining... Read more →


Welcome to the Penny Inn Sew Along, with Ellen - Part Three A! Please DO join in the Facebook group Sew Along running in conjunction HERE! I know everyone is eager to get on with Part Three A, since we are a little bit late posting, .....so it's straight over to you Ellen... --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Well Hello again, I see on Facebook that some of you jumping ahead leaps and bounds. YAY!! I thought I might cut this into smaller sections...so... Read more →


Welcome to the Penny Inn Sew Along, with Ellen - Part Two! Please DO join in the Facebook group Sew Along running in conjunction HERE! I know everyone is eager to get on with Part Two since we are a little bit late posting, so I won't prattle on! Glad you are feeling better, Ellen.....over to you... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello Happy sewers.... it was a little tricky trying to cut this pattern into 4 sections, but I will do my best.... Read more →


Welcome to the Penny Inn Sew Along, with Ellen - Part One! Please DO join in the Facebook group Sew Along running in conjunction HERE!. Before we get started, please don't feel intimated by the Penny Inn! While it does involve a construction technique that is different from most other wallet patterns on the market, (f you've made the Pick A Pocket Wallet than you will already be familiar with it!) it really isn't as difficult as you may imagine... Read more →


Welcome to the Pick A Pocket Sew Along - Part Four and final part! What FUN to be getting this close to finishing! WOOHOO! So....let's not waste any time and get back to work! ;) Over to you, Ellen! :) ----------------------------------------------------- Hello again, well today is Section 4 and the last part of the series. I hope that my ramblings have been helpful to some of you while making your new Wallet. Thanks again to Christine for having me here;... Read more →


Welcome to the Pick A Pocket Wallet Sew Along - Part Three! Over to you, Ellen! :) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello.... How are we all today? I hope you’re all well out there in fabric world, and your all sewing up a storm, or at least getting ready to. If you haven’t started yet, then you better get a wriggle on. Lol. Welcome to the Third section of the Pick A Pocket Wallet Sew a Long. (That’s a mouth full) I wanted... Read more →


Welcome to the Pick A Pocket Sew Along - Part Two! It's so AWESOME to see how many of you have already joined in the fun BUT it isn't too late to join in, if you haven't yet! The sew along runs for a whole month and you can join in anytime! :) So....now it is over to you, Ellen! :) ----------------------------------------------------------------- Section Two: Retrieve your tab pieces/seam together / trim and pink curve (it will help it to sit... Read more →


Welcome to the Pick A Pocket Sew Along - Part One! I am really happy to have the help of my friend and trusty pattern tester Ellen who has done an awesome job setting up the following steps for us ........so without further babble from me it is over to you, Ellen! :) ----------------------------------------------------------- Hi everyone my name is Ellen and I’m helping Christine out with the “Pick A Pocket Wallet” Sew Along. Yay!!! How excited are we..... I can... Read more →


So what has everyone been making lately? Bags and wallets of all sorts, I hope? :) Well...I thought it was time for another sew along! The Pick A Pocket wallet is the lucky candidate....How does that sound? Don't forget there is the choice of TWO versions with this wallet! This time we will be doing things a little differently. My lovely and talented pattern tester and Facebook Group admin, Ellen, is going to be sewing and posting the steps here... Read more →


Looking for a new project? Why not join in the Bella sew along running NOW until the 28th June in my Facebook group HERE! Not a member of our Facebook group yet? You can join HERE! The sew along runs from NOW until the 28th of June. Not only do you get to sew along with a whole bunch of wonderful people working on the same project BUT you also get to enter your completed bag into a competition to... Read more →