Sewing Easy Patchwork Bags + Baskets

Today, I’m excited to share a project I made from a brand new Craftsy class called Colorful Patchwork Bags & Baskets! It’s a sturdy patchwork basket that can be used to hold a variety of things, and I think I’ve decided I’m claiming it for my sewing room. Colorful Patchwork Bags & Baskets (affiliate link) is a taught by Craftsy instructor Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield, who you know from her popular website and newsletter, Sew Can She ....more

Sporty Strap Pack Sew Along – Post #3: Finishing the Bag

Welcome to the second post of the Sporty Strap Pack sew along! This is the one-shoulder backpack pattern featured on the cover of our book On the Go Bags, co-written by Janelle MacKay of Emmaline Bags. Janelle kicked off our sew along with several helpful posts for those of you sewing the Airport Sling Bag, (another one from the book!) which you’ll find here: Airport Sling: Post #1: Supplies, Cutting & Interfacing Post #2: Creating the Passport Pocket Post #3: Finishing the Bag Exterior Post #4: Finishing the Bag & Link Up Your Photos Sporty Strap Pack: Post #1: Supplies, Cutting + Interfacing Post #2: Straps + Pockets Post #3: You are here! ...more

Sporty Strap Pack Sew Along – Post #2: Straps + Pockets

Welcome to the second post of the Sporty Strap Pack sew along! This is the one-shoulder backpack pattern featured on the cover of our book On the Go Bags, co-written by Janelle MacKay of Emmaline Bags. Janelle kicked off our sew along with several helpful posts for those of you sewing the Airport Sling Bag, (another one from the book!) which you’ll find here: Airport Sling: Post #1: Supplies, Cutting & Interfacing Post #2: Creating the Passport Pocket Post #3: Finishing the Bag Exterior Post #4: Finishing the Bag & Link Up Your Photos Sporty Strap Pack: Post #1: Supplies, Cutting + Interfacing Post #2: You are here! ...more

Sporty Strap Pack Sew Along – Post #1: Supplies, Cutting & Interfacing

Today is the first post of the Sporty Strap Pack sew along! This is the one-shoulder backpack pattern featured on the cover of our book On the Go Bags, co-written by Janelle MacKay of Emmaline Bags. Janelle kicked off our sew along with several helpful posts for those of you sewing the Airport Sling Bag, (another one from the book!) which you’ll find here: Airport Sling: Post #1: Supplies, Cutting & Interfacing Post #2: Creating the Passport Pocket Post #3: Finishing the Bag Exterior Post #4: Finishing the Bag & Link Up Your Photos Sporty Strap Pack: Post #1: You are here! ...more

Portable Sensory Play! Toddler Sensory Wagon with Dirt + Rocks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

‘On the Go Bags’ Sew Along + Prizes!

Today I’m excited to share a fun sew along event for my book On the Go Bags, co-written with Janelle MacKay of Emmaline Bags! You may have already joined the On the Go Bags Facebook group, but in case you haven’t, check it out for all the sew along info. I’ll share some details here below, as well as the prizes you can win just for sewing along ....more

$35 Custom Fabric Giveaway with My Fabric Designs!

Earlier today I posted a tutorial for my Easy Tote using a half yard of my custom designed fabric from My Fabric Designs. While my other post focused more on the tote bag tutorial, I wanted to give more of my impressions of My Fabric Designs in this post.I chose to design my own fabrics. To do this,...more

Easy Tote Tutorial with Custom Fabric

Supplies + Giveaway Info One of my favorite gifts to sew is tote bags. It’s an easy project that...more

Join the Sew Along for ‘On the Go Bags’

Hello Craft Buds! This is Lindsay Conner and Janelle MacKay, co-authors of the book On the Go Bags. We wanted to personally invite you to a fun event happening this spring, which you can take part in from your very own sewing room ....more

Personalized Self-Binding Baby Blanket

Today I’m excited to partner with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores to bring you this blanket! This easy blanket uses two rectangles to form the a blanket complete with binding and mitered corners. The front fabric...more
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