zipper pocket in bag lining blog

Making a Zipper Pocket in the Lining of a Bag

Sewing TipsAllison Nash
Zipper pockets are amazing. Want to learn how to add one to your next bag? Take a look at this tutorial based on our Patchwork Handbag Applique Pattern.

How to Clean a Cutting Mat and Make it Sticky Again

Cutting MachineAllison Nash
A sticky mat is used with a cutting machine (eg Scan & Cut/Cricut/Silhouette) to hold your fabric in place while your pattern design is expert...

How to Make your Own Bias Tape to create a Stained Glass effect

Sewing TipsAllison Nash
Bias Tape - definition - a narrow strip of folded fabric cut from the bias of fabric. Bias tape is awesome and can be used in all manner of ways. ...

How to Do a Hand Sewn Blanket Stitch Around Applique

AppliqueAllison Nash
If you want to attach an applique by hand, a blanket stitch is a great way to add some texture and contrast to your final piece. Learn how in this tutorial.