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Peekaboo Pocket Hack

Peekaboo Pocket Hack - Andrie Designs

Hey bag makers! We are coming to you today with a brand-new pattern hack! In this hack, we are showing you how to add a little pocket to the peekaboo overlay on the flap of your Peekaboo Purse. Check out the steps below! Not familiar with the Peekaboo Purse pattern? Not to worry! You can find […]

Sewing Leather and Vinyl on a Domestic Machine

Sewing Leather and Vinyl on on a Domestic Machine - Andrie Designs

A question that pops up frequently in the bag-making world is “can I sew with leather or vinyl on my home sewing machine?” and I am here to tell you YES you absolutely can! As the resident pattern hacker at Andrie Designs, every pattern hack you see is sewn on a simple (and cheap) Brother […]

Customer Creations January 2023

Customer Creations - January 2023 - Andrie Designs

Hey bag makers, welcome to this month’s round-up of Customer Creations for you! We’ve got so many totes and crossbody bags to share with you today! Read on to see some of the beautiful creations your fellow bag makers have been sewing! First up we have this stunning Classic Market Tote that Cindy Made! Using […]

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 […]

Little Freehand Pack Flap & Handle Hack

Little Freehand Pack Flap & Handle Hack - Andrie Designs

Hi bag makers! We have a fun and trendy pattern hack for you today! The Little Freehand Pack is a sweet little backpack or hip bag that we see pop up from time to time so let’s give it a little update! Read on to see how to add a flap and handle in this […]