Oh Hey Everyone! I had a little fun with that title. I just got through reading some of the banter back and forth from the now infamous copyright spat between C&T publishing/Emily Cier -vs- Kate Spain/Moda...see here for Leah Day's take on it (I know, I'm a little late to reading about this, but it just hit… Continue reading Tula Meet Kaffe, Kaffe Meet Pat, Pat Meet Bari, Bari Meet Michael, Michael Meet Bali, Bali Meet Joel. Everyone, I’m Cathy and I’m Here To Cut You Up!
I had ordered some fabric from Hawthorn Threads last week because I contacted my so now totally famous sister in law for some of her fabrics that might work in a One Block Wonder quilt. She actually had to locate someone that still had this line in their inventory! Fortunately, Hawthorn Threads had the two prints I… Continue reading Just How Does 17 Yards Of Fabric Get Stuffed Into a Mailer?
Wow! I really love my new crutch bag!She's all finished and currently ready to go to work for me! The last step in the process of making this bag was to attach the bias binding around the raw seam edges. I added a little loop and button to the top of the bag as well. … Continue reading The Crutch Bag Project – The Edge Binding and Reveal!
Now all I need to do is attach the straps to the bag! This next decision was one I mulled over a while. Since I'm going to put the straps into the seam and then bind the edges with bias tape (oh...forgot to tell you that I made that decision) I want to trim down… Continue reading The Crutch Bag Project – Attaching The Straps
Next up on this project are the straps. Just how am I going to strap this bag to the crutch? I played around with a few ideas, pinning, re-locating, velcro-ing and even sewed a version for the bottom/side stabilizer strap below...That was test one. I had only sewed it in the middle and not only… Continue reading The Crutch Bag Project – Fabricating The Straps
Before I sew up the other side panel I was thinking about adding an outside pocket. I don't want to think too much here, just add on a quickie patch pocket to see how it will work. First I make a pattern and add on 1/2" seam allowance. Then I fussy cut out a little… Continue reading The Crutch Bag Project – Adding An Outside Pocket