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Hi Friends, Followers and Family! I'm not quite ready to make the big announcement yet, but if you've noticed my postings have been very infrequent there's been a reason.  I have been secretly hiding from you my adventure of starting a new business! When the timing is right and all the legal paperwork finally comes… Continue reading Taking Product Photos

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The Crutch Bag Project – The Edge Binding and Reveal!

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!

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The Crutch Bag Project – Attaching The Straps

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

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The Crutch Bag Project – Fabricating 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

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The Crutch Bag Project – Adding An Outside Pocket

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