Interfacing? Stabilizers? Huh?

Interfacing? Stabilizers? Huh? - Andrie Designs

Behind every great handmade bag is usually a precise concoction of interfacings and stabilizers. Basically this is the ‘guts’ of the bag that the user doesn’t see, but what gives the bag that polished and professional finish. It can feel incredibly complex, even quite overwhelming, if you’re new to bag making, however I promise that […]

Andrie Designs Month in Review – May 2019

Month in Review - May 2019 - Andrie Designs

Well I thought April was busy, but boy I was wrong because May was even more exciting! We had the launch of a new pattern, multiple tutorials and even a couple video tutorials! Read on to see what happened this past month. Video Tutorials This past month Lisa created not one but TWO free video […]

Customer Creations – May 2019

Customer Creations - May 2019 - Andrie Designs

It’s that time again, time to share your gorgeous creations! This time around, you all totally blew me away with what you have been making! Check out all this months gorgeous bags that were shared in the Andrie Designs Facebook Group and Instagram below! Check out this classy Adventure Time Backpack that Kayla made! I’ve never been one […]

How to Split Your Appliqué – That Flap Saddlebag

How to Split your Applique - Andrie Designs

The latest pattern from Andrie Designs, the That Flap Saddlebag, has been released and with it comes 10 different appliqué motif options! To celebrate the release, I am going to share with you how to hack an appliqué so it’s made in multiple fabrics instead of just one! So read on to see how I […]

Installing a Recessed Zipper Panel

Installing a Recessed Zipper Panel - Andrie Designs

Welcome all! Today we have part two of the recessed zipper panel videos duo and this one is all about attaching them to your lining panels! We know it can be a little fiddly (not to mention confusing!), trying to figure out what goes where and how to make them all fit together, so thought […]

Creating a Recessed Zipper Panel

Creating a Recessed Zipper Panel - Andrie Designs

Hi everyone! Today we have another free video tutorial for you and this time it’s all about creating a perfectly aligned, smooth and bulk-free, recessed zipper panel! As with a lot of techniques in bag making, there are several different ways to do this, however after some trial and error, we’ve found this the best […]

That Flap Saddlebag

That Flap Saddlebag - Andrie Designs

Hi all and welcome to another pattern release here at Andrie Designs for the That Flap Saddlebag! The That Flap Saddlebag was originally published in the October 2018 issue of the Australian crafting magazine Homespun, as the ‘Glamshell Essentials Purse’. However, since then, she’s had a major update and now includes not just one, but […]