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    Cute as Sheep Office Bag

    Ok. I think I can NOW say I am ready for 2016. I am not sure why, but I have been totally overwhelmed by this Cute as Sheep Office Bag. Maybe it’s because I have wanted to quilt and not make a bag. Maybe it’s because I wanted to make a different bag (like the …

  • Blog Halloween Sewing

    Halloween Bags

    The evening bat clutch: A fun and flirty Halloween clutch. I had a different design in mind when I drew up all of these concepts, but as I progressed on the different projects, a thought occurred to me…my New Year’s resolution!   We’re already well into the second half of the year, and I have only …

  • Blog Halloween Sewing

    My Halloween Decorating Tip

    When decorating for the holidays, a great, easy way to set a festive mood around the house is with pillows. In a rental space, this simple arrangement is neat because you save your walls from having any holes due to decorations. If cutting down on the clutter is a must, a great space saver is …

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    Cross Body Bag – For Halloween

      “I have woken up from a trance, where sweet tart colors have ruled my days and danced in my dreams.” I’ve been completely bewitched with a Halloween collection called Spellbound; by Rashida Coleman-Hale and Sarah Watts, a fabric designer for Cotton and Steel. . . I went online and ordered it, then I ordered some more. …

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    Feed Company Car Trash Bag

    I’ve been sewing up a storm here at Brown Bird Designs headquarters, making all sorts of Car Trash Bags left and right (the pattern that was featured on the MODA Bakeshop). I really love the one I made for myself, so I decided to add some bags to my Etsy shop! (I think this can …

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    Reversible Bucket Bag

      Welcome to part two of my quest to become a bag-making guru! (read about part one) My new year’s resolution is to sew my way through The Bag Making Bible by Lisa Lam. I love this book! I’m happy to start reading it, instead of letting it just sit on a shelf like most …

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    Car Trash Bag DIY

    Yippie! a new car! This time around I made a promise to myself that I wouldn’t let this car be as messy as my last one. To help me with this goal, I plan on making a series of accessories for the car. One of the items I’ve handmade is a trash bag that you …

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    Book Bag for Valentines

    Over the holidays I was invited to a few different friends homes for a party or two. Luckily I was able to put together some hostess gifts on the fly. In my pantry I like to keep on hand a few jars of gourmet dips. I pair wheat crackers with dips like Artichoke Lemon Pesto,  Asparagus Asiago Bruschetta, …

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