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Andrie Designs Month in Review – July and August 2019

Andrie Designs Month in Review - July and August 2019

Hi all! We’ve been busy little bees behind the scenes here at Andrie Designs so that means we are rounding up July and August together! Weโ€™ve been working on videos, blog post ideas and social media content while you all sew your hearts out! Catch up on the last two months by checking out our […]

Behind the Seams at Andrie Designs

Behind the Seams at Andrie Designs - Andrie Designs

Ready for a little glimpse into the sewing space that is Andrie Designs? Well you are in luck! We are recapping some of Lisa’s earlier photos so you can get a peak into what the Andrie Designs sewing room and storage looks like! In case you missed them, you can see the full Behind the […]

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 […]

Hardware Heaven: Swivel Hooks and Sliders

Hardware Heaven: Swivel Hooks and Sliders - Andrie Designs

If there is one thing I really love about bags, it’s all the options. Today it’s a shoulder bag, tomorrow it’s cross-body. Apparently it’s unnecessary to have an entire room dedicated to bags though (pfft, what do they know), so I like to incorporate some of the more practical ideas into my creations, turning a […]

Hardware Heaven: O-Rings, D-Rings and Rectangular Rings

Hardware Heaven: O-Rings, D-Rings and Rectangular Rings - Andrie Designs

O-Rings, D-Rings and Rectangular Rings are some more common hardware components of bag making that are not only practical, but add a whole new level of blingliness to your bag. Theyโ€™re particularly useful as attachment points for handles and removable straps. Thankfully, they are super easy to install! In fact, if you can sew a […]