(Not Just ) Plano Chapter

Love to sew? Want techniques and inspiration? Meet others at the Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild and be inspired, informed, and entertained! Our members hail from all over North TX and Southern OKLA. Check out the Dallas chapter at www.sewdallas.org GUESTS WELCOME!
Posts tagged "leather"
Clutch and other handbag sewing advise

Clutch and other handbag sewing advise

Marie B’s adventures with clutches : What worked and what not to do! I might not be remembering the specifics of what got me started making these bags and not sure why I didn’t attend, but think Markita was holding a Handbag NG suggesting this pattern (free download).  The bags appealed to me and I...
Adventures with the creation of leather handbags

Adventures with the creation of leather handbags

A multiple part series, tips and techniques  for sewing handbags with leather and other heavy fabrics. My past experience with leather was sewing some purchased leather binding trim for a denim skirt.  I “knew”  not to pin, and to sew with a leather needle.  Unfortunately, when I washed that skirt the color faded all over...