How to install a twist lock tutorial : Installing a twist lock is much easier than one can believe and gives a sophisticated look to your bags.
Very easy and quick, here’s a tutorial to sew a removable wrist strap for your clutch bags. You don’t have a clutch ?… A Sacôtin surprise awaits you tomorrow!
After the handle pad tutorial, here is the shoulder strap pad tutorial. Adding a strap pad helps to make a heavy bag more comfortable to carry. This often concerns travel bags such as the Boston pattern. I offer two versions of the strap pad: bias finished (version 1) and finished WITHOUT bias (version 2) […]
This is a comfy handle pad tutorial, a practical accessory to improve bag handles comfort, especially for travel bags such as the Boston pattern for example. […]
Heavy duty, closed end, long zippers are often needed for sewing bags. But most of the time, you’ll only find separating long (30 cm / 12 inches or more) heavy duty zippers in stores. Therefore, here is a tutorial that shows how to turn a separating zipper into a closed end zipper […]
An adjustable strap is not hard to make and instantly gives your bag a more professional look and of course makes it more convenient! This type of strap will fit perfectly to your Alex messenger bag for example. Voici the adjustable strap tutorial. […]
A zipper pull-tab is simply a tab attached to the zipper pull that allows for an easier opening of the bag. Really, I assure you, this little detail makes opening bags 10 times easier. I systematically add it, including to retail bags (yes, I also sometimes buy bags;)). The version presented in this tutorial is…
A key holder is an handy accessory that allows you to quickly find your keys in your purse. The key holder is also very easy to make and can be added to almost all bag patterns. It will fit perfectly with the Alex or Flo patterns for example. Here is the key holder in a…
Topstitch faux leather can quickly become an ordeal. Some faux leaher are no problem, but others can be very stubborn, preventing your presser foot to slide properly and creating catastrophically ugly stitching (see photo at the end of the post). Teflon, roller or walking feet are often a great help in this case, but what…
Pressing faux leather, to open a seam for example, is possible and the end result will be greatly improved, but some precautions are necessary. So here is a pressing faux leather tutorial.