Monday, 24 September 2012

Breaking the ice...

Hmmm.. not sure how to start my first post, so I guess I'll just dive in.

I started this blog to share some of my DYI projects.  Most of the projects will be sewing ones.. specifically bags and purses.  I begun sewing about 3 years ago after my son was born.  When I was on maternity leave I begun browsing for some handmade pouches on Etsy and thought I'd like to trying making some myself.  Google searches resulted in a lot of online tutorials and that's where I started.  I begun with a simple card holder and have slowly progressed to making handbags/purses.  Sometimes they are gifted to others, but they mainly get added to my collection!

I will probably also blog about other things I do and make, including cake decorating, baking and random crafty stuff.

To start things off here is one of the first things I made 3 years ago - a card holder based on this tutorial.

And here is the last bag I made, based on a pattern I drafted myself.

I'll be posting a few more pictures in the "Finished Projects" page.


  1. Why hello missy pants!!! :D
    Thanks for following my bloggy-blog - and I added yours to my blogroll as well!
    Can't wait to see all of your finished products.

  2. Whoo hoo for your first post! I found you from your craftster post with your beautiful bags! I am RetroGypsy (Selena). Good luck to you with the blog!! I have been thinking about starting my own as well...probably a good time for it now since I am out of work. I look forward to seeing what other goodies you share.

    1. Thanks Selena.. Yes, I was procrastinating on starting the blog as well. You should start one, so far it's been fun!

  3. Welcome to blogging, you'll enjoy it as much as sewing your beautiful bags.


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