Video- 13:07 mins. There are times you will want to add a special touch to your design using different materials. Some of these materials are best used on surfaces as an applique. In this video you will see how to quickly make a decorative sisal applique that can be applied to your purse or decorative item.
Video- 4:59 mins. There are a few tools you may want to have in your ever growing arsenal of sewing and craft tools. I’ve put this clip together to help you identify some of the items you may see me using from time to time. The tools I am referring to are for the Teri Monique style purses which we […]
Video- 23:59 Purse making & design is easier than it really looks when it is approached in a simple step-by-step fashion. Watch the unfolding of the simple steps to laying out a fully enclosed purse. There is no need for confusion and you don’t have to be a fashion illustrator or an artist to design your purses.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]