Stand Up & Tote Notice Pattern Hack – Inner Zipper Pocket

Stand Up & Tote Notice Hack - Adding inner zipper pocket - Andrie Designs

With two outer and four inner pockets, you would think we had more than enough storage space in the Stand Up & Tote Notice bag…but you’d be wrong. Today’s pattern hack adds another level of pocket awesomeness with an inner zipper pocket – woohoo! You can add a zipper pocket alongside, or in place of […]

Summer Lovin’ Beach Tote

Summer Lovin' Beach Tote - Andrie Designs

Late last year, one of my darling customers asked me if I had a beach bag pattern to which I had to answer ‘No, I don’t!’… ? It got me thinking though and it wasn’t long before an idea popped into my head. After a few consultations with a very important group of people (aka […]

Installing a Screw In Turn Lock

Installing A Screw In Turn Lock - Andrie Designs

Well hello! Lovely to have you here! Today I want to talk about turn locks… One of my most favourite types of handbag hardware (well, at the moment anyway…)! When it comes to making bags, I feel hardware is one of the key elements that really sets the bag apart from the next. I reckon […]

The Statement Clutch – Pattern Hack!

The Statement Clutch - Pattern Hack! - Andrie Designs

Hello everyone! I can’t help but LOVE pattern hacks and thought it was about time for a pattern hack for one of my more recent patterns, The Statement Clutch! I know many people have asked how to add an inner zipper pocket to the clutch (instead of the slip pocket as per the pattern), so […]

Cheeky Monkey Softie

Cheeky Monkey Softie - two pretty poppets

Happy New Year everyone!!! To kick 2016 off, I’ve joined forces with some of the other AH-mazing contributors from Issue 9 of One Thimble, digital sewing magazine, to bring you this exciting little blog tour through some of the patterns included in the issue. I chose to use the Cheeky Monkey Softie pattern to make […]

Insulated Lunch Bag – Pattern Hack!

Insulated Lunch Bag - Pattern Hack - Andrie Designs

Hello everyone! Well, I have been meaning to write this post up for quite a while now, however time just kept escaping me… BUT! I’ve finally got a snippet of time so thought I would throw this pattern hack post together for you to enjoy next time you are making an Insulated Lunch Bag! This […]

Hang About Toiletry Bag Sew Along – DAY SEVEN

Hang About Toiletry Bag Sew Along - Andrie Designs

Well hello! Welcome to the very last day of this exciting sew along for the Hang About Toiletry Bag!!! I’m thrilled you’ve made it all the way to the end and can not wait to see everyone’s photos of their bags in my patterns group on Facebook! If you’re new here and intrigued as to […]