Unisex Sling Backpack

***Pattern in the works*** A client of mine always brings me challenging projects. This time she wanted a double zippered sling backpack with lots of pockets, using tarp fabric. She sent in lots of pictures of the ones she found online. I started looking at available patterns for such a backpack hoping to modify it… Continue reading Unisex Sling Backpack


Princesses, Dinosaurs and a Crocodile

When you have two cute little niece's who think you are their super talented sewing fairy godmother who can make anything with her magical sewing machine you have to put on your creative cape and churn out their wishes! Thank the sewing gods for Pinterest!! Owl Softie testing project completed just before the nieces' visit… Continue reading Princesses, Dinosaurs and a Crocodile

Duo Wallet Add-on Tutorial

Materials Required: 1 fat quarter quilting weight cotton for pocket panel 1 fat quarter quilting weight cotton for lining 1 fat quarter lightweight non-woven fusible interfacing One 4” all-purpose zipper Prepping: Note: Print the pattern pieces provided in the “Duo Wallet” pattern and cut the pattern pieces along the solid black lines. Tape the Main… Continue reading Duo Wallet Add-on Tutorial

The Ultimate Lunch Bag

Home Maker's Hustle Sewing Patterns recently launched their first pattern "The Ultimate Lunch Bag". I was able to get the pattern at a discounted price as part of the launch sale and boy am I glad that I did. It is a great little lunch bag pattern which is suitable for adults and kids and… Continue reading The Ultimate Lunch Bag