Category Archives: Hardware Heaven

Bag Maker Gift Guide

Bag Maker Gift Guide - Andrie Designs

With holidays right around the corner, we thought now would be the perfect time to put together a gift guide of what bag makers need for Christmas or any special day really! This list has 10 things you can put together in a nice little gift to get the bag maker in your life sorted […]

Bag Making Hardware and Supplies

Bag Making Hardware and Supplies - Andrie Designs

Hi there! One of the top questions we see in the Andrie Designs Patterns Group on Facebook is “where can I find fabric or hardware in my country”! Today we have an updated list for you! These lists are organized by country, of stores both Andrie Designs and our customers recommend as great places to […]

Bag Making Tools: Notions and Things

Bag Making Tools Hardware and Notions - Andrie Designs

Welcome to part 2 of Bag Making Tools, a mini-series discussing the important assortment of tools you need for bag making! If you are just starting out, this assortment of tools will be the perfect place to start your collection and if you are an experienced maker, maybe we’ll have some you’ve never thought of! […]

Bag Making Tools: Cutting and Measuring Tools!

Bag Making Tools - Andrie Designs

Welcome to the first edition of Bag Making Tools, a mini-series discussing the important assortment of tools you need for bag making! If you are just starting out, this assortment of tools will be the perfect place to start your collection and if you are an experienced maker, maybe we’ll have some you’ve never thought of! […]

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 […]

Hardware Heaven: From Bag Feet to Bling

Hardware Heaven: From Bag Feet to Bling - Andrie Designs

Today is the last leg of our Hardware Heaven flight and what a journey it’s been. We began with the bread and butter of the hardware world: Magnetic Snaps. This included a tutorial for installing both a prong back and sew in (invisible) snap. Next we visited the magnetic snaps older, more sophisticated brother: The […]

Hardware Heaven: Rivets

Hardware Heaven: Rivets - Andrie Designs

I’m not sure if it’s the shininess, the ‘bought from a store’ feel, or the fact that you get funky little tools to play with, but there’s something about rivets that always make me feel like a professional. It’s a bit like drinking wine from a crystal glass instead of a coffee mug. It tastes […]