Category Archives: bags and purses

Mesh nylon tote bag

Mesh nylon tote bag

This mesh nylon tote bag is very simple project that has quickly became a favourite of mine. I wasn’t planning to make a bag when I found this mesh nylon in the fabric store. This fabric is quite stiff with large diamond-shaped mesh. I thought it would make an interesting bag. The fabric is very easy to sew with thicker… Continue Reading

Pattern testing: Desmond Backpack

Pattern testing: Desmond Backpack

Taylortailor is one of my favorite sewing blog. I love how much thought and details are shown in each project that Taylor has made. There is no one day sewing project in his blog, everything is developed slowly with so much patience. Something that I often don’t have! If something takes more than a week, I usually… Continue Reading

Running belt

Running belt

Since I moved to Japan my weight had been slowly creeping up. In the last 6 years I gained 6 kg, while before my weight stayed more or less the same since the college days. Recently I put on one of my handmade dress and it was tight around the waist! It was time to do… Continue Reading

Yoga mat bag

Yoga mat bag

A quick sewing project from last week. This is a yoga mat bag for my sister in law. The fabric is a gift from lovely Iveta of Wonderosa.You might remember that I’ve made one of them in this dress. It is just a simple unlined drawstring bag with cotton webbing for straps, my own pattern.… Continue Reading

iPad case

iPad case

  We just got the new iPad last week and I made a case for it so I can bring it everywhere. You know, in case I need to play some DrawSomething…. The fabric is microsuede leftover from my zebra skirt, it is stiff enough so I didn’t need to use interfacing. For added protection,… Continue Reading

Stick bag

Stick bag

  After finished his swimming school, we promised Sidra that he could start learning martial art, something that he had been asking for sometime. He didn’t want karate though, fortunately there is an Aikido club at the community centre. Sidra has attended several classes and really loved it there. The teachers are several old men,… Continue Reading