Tag Archives: tips and tricks

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 […]

Classic Clutch Contrast Hack

Classic Clutch Contrast Hack - Andrie Designs

Hi bag makers! Today we are sharing with you a short and sweet pattern hack for the Classic CLutch. This little hack was originally shared in the Andrie Designs Patterns Facebook Group and now you can find it here! Read to see how to not only switch the side you strap connectors are on but […]

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 […]

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 […]