Meet the Maker: The Little Bird Designs

Meet the Maker - The Little Bird Designs - Andrie Designs

With more creativity in her little finger than most of us dream of, the work of today’s Meet the Maker guest is nothing short of amazing. Beautiful photos and gorgeous fabrics are just the tip of the talent iceberg. She also has a crazy love of zippers that any self-respecting bag maker will relate to. […]

Adventure Time Backpack Sew Along: Day One – Preparation

Adventure Time Backpack Sew Along - Andrie Designs

Welcome to Day One of the Adventure Time Backpack Sew Along. Today we will be cutting out our pattern pieces, fusing the interfacing and preparing the piping. I won’t lie, this is a big job but, with some careful planning you will breeze through in time for the fun stuff. If you’re not sure what […]

Adventure Time Backpack Sew Along: Introduction

Adventure Time Backpack Sew Along - Andrie Designs

It’s Adventure Time!!! For those that don’t know me, I’m Rachael from Sew Today, Clean Tomorrow. I’m very excited to announce that after much discussion (I begged and pleaded until she said yes), Lisa has agreed to let me host an Adventure Time Backpack Sew Along. WOO HOO!!! I can tell you right now that […]

Creating a Double Pull Zipper

Creating a Double Pull Zipper - Andrie Designs

I recently wrote an article for Issue 11 of the digital sewing magazine One Thimble on creating your own double pull zippers and thought you might like to have a read of it here on my blog as well! I learnt how to make double pull zippers a few months ago when designing my Little […]

Adventure Time Backpack

Adventure Time Backpack - Andrie Designs

For quite a while I had wanted to design a backpack pattern. Not just any backpack pattern either mind you, but one that accommodated almost everyone (so it needed multiple sizes), had many pocket options, and also had some awesome little features that really made it stand out from the rest. With piping, a main […]

Meet the Maker: Bitter Candy Handmade

Meet the Maker - Bitter Candy Handmade - Andrie Designs

With a background in design and a history of creativity, it’s no surprise that our Meet the Maker guest for the day has taken to bag making like a duck to water. Elizabeth Gilmartin’s inspiring story, amazing bags, and adorable fur-babies make this one interview you won’t want to miss. Please tell us a little […]

Meet the Maker: Annie Zorzo Accessories

Meet the Maker - Annie Zorzo Accessories - Andrie Designs

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I’m a wee bit star struck by our Meet the Maker guest today. Vibrant colours and unique designs are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to her exquisite creations. I’ve had my eye on the work of Annie Zorzo for some time, so I […]