Jun 142011
 
Straw At An Angle

Video- 14:01 mins. Straw adds an amazing texture to handbags. It comes in so many styles and colors that there should never be a humdrum handbag on the planet. But a lot of the interest comes from knowing how to put the straw together for a professional and exciting appearance even if you are using a basic straw plait. In […]

Jun 142011
 
Installing Bamboo Handles

Video- 15:29 mins. One of the favorite handles folks like to use with casual straw purses are bamboo handles. Watch this demonstration of installing a round bamboo handle to a straw bag. This video shows the use of one strap per handle but you may use 2 or 3 if you wish; the same principles apply. Simply choose your strap […]

Jun 132011
 
Sewing Straw

Video- 14:11 mins. Once the basics are grasped in sewing straw plait then it is full speed ahead for creating awesome straw purses, mats, baskets and whatever your heart desires. This video demonstrates the basics of sewing straw for your amazing creations using a basic straw plait. Jazz up your designs with custom dyed designer plaits. See a variety of […]

Jun 132011
 
Sisal Sewing Tip

Video- 5:50 mins. One of the most beautiful fibers in the world is the native sisal that’s grown, processed & plaited in The Bahama Islands. Whether in it’s natural state or colored this plait adds value to any application. This clip demonstrates how the sisal is sewn to create a firm bodied purse.

Jun 102011
 

Video 8:48 mins. This is where you can really give your purse an upward lift. A good, well applied binding is a necessity in creating a professionally finished product. On the other hand a poorly applied binding of inferior material tends to bring an otherwise nifty design on its heals

Jun 082011
 
Twist Lock Closures

In addition to making your purse a functional breeze to operate, purse closures can really add value & beauty. Move beyond the velcro and button fasteners to add real value to your product. Twist locks come in a variety of sizes, shapes and finishes.

Jun 082011
 
Purse Handles

With so many options available in gorgeous purse handles it is key to know how to install a variety of handles. This video demonstrates how to install the typical metal purse handle used on many Teri Monique handbags. This handle is especially handy for firm bodied purses & can be custom decorated & beaded to suit your fancy.