Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Shrinking Patterns

Shrinking Patterns - Andrie Designs

Hey bag makers! Today we have a fun and creative little hack for you! Today, we are sharing some tips and tricks on shrinking patterns! We often see patterns being enlarged, but we share some of the things you need to know when you want to make them smaller. I’ve chosen 3 different patterns to […]

Free PDF Tutorials

Free PDF Tutorials - Andrie Designs

Hey bag makers! Today we wanted to share with you our best-kept “secret” on our website, our Free PDF Tutorials. We have shared about them a few times on Instagram and Facebook so today we are diving into a closer look at them and a couple of ways to keep them close as you sew! […]

Create a Strap with Directional Fabric

Create a Strap with Directional Fabric - Andrie Designs

Today we have a quick little tutorial for you on how to create a handle or strap using directional fabric. This tutorial shows you the steps to ensure the print on the fabric runs in the right direction once your handle or strap is attached to your bag. Plus how to join them with a […]

Waterproof your Project!

Waterproof your Project - Andrie Designs

Hey Bag Makers! Today we are answering one of the top questions we get in the Andrie Designs Patterns Facebook Group: “How do I waterproof my fabric?” In this post, you will find 3 products we recommend for making your fabric waterproof or resistant PLUS we’re sharing 3 fabric options as well! We broke them […]

Customize Your Creations!

Customize Your Creations - Andrie Designs

Hey Bag Maker! Today we have a fun little post about simple ways that you can take one of our patterns and truly make it your own! Having the pattern is a great foundation to start creating but how do you stand out in the crowd? Read on to see 5 ways you can easily […]

Snaps and Turn Locks

Hello bag makers! Today we have a round-up for you of all of our tutorials for snaps and turn locks! If you have been looking for the steps to add these to your bags or clutches, read on to see them below! Tutorials First up we have a collection of tutorials and instructions for installing […]

Instagram Tips for Bag Makers

Instagram Tips for Bag Makers - Andrie Designs

Hello bag makers! We have all-new tips and tricks post for you that will benefit you if you are in the market for selling your handmade creations! Today we are sharing our top tips for sharing on Instagram, especially for you bag makers! So let’s dive right in! Your Profile The number one thing that […]