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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 […]

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 […]