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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! […]

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 […]

Fast Track Bag Making Tips

Fast Track Bag Making Tips - Andrie Designs

With the holiday and craft show season coming, it’s time to share some tips with you to make your sewing faster and more efficient! Whenever I make anything, I like to batch sew, meaning making multiples at once in an assembly line style. This prevents me from taking forever on one single project and makes […]

Andrie Designs Month in Review – February 2018

Andrie Designs Month in Review February 2018

February at Andrie Designs was all about learning techniques to up your bag making game! Let’s take a look at all the tips and tutorials that were launched! Video Tutorials Released Last month Lisa launched her quick little video tutorials. These videos cover techniques that can sometimes be tricky and are often requested. Click each […]

Tips for Better Bag Making

Tips for Better Bag Making - Andrie Designs

This week Lisa and I have put together some of our favourite tips to help you improve your bag making skills. These tips will help you achieve beautiful results and maybe even speed up your time prepping and creating! Have a look through our list below. Test Squares This is the most important tip of […]