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A leather jacket? Oh wow!

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Just a Little Wild on the Inside

I’ve been so excited to try Don Morin’s clutch pattern ever since I read his article in Threads Magazine and the related blog post. As soon as I read it, my imagination took off. I started looking for the perfect

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Posted in In the Bag

Silencing the Critics’ Chorus

Every perfectionist knows the self-talk that comes with the territory. It is often said that “I am my own worst critic.” Why is that? Where does that inner critic come from? As a young child, we know nothing of limits.

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Sure I have motivation! I just left it in my other purse

I believe the biggest challenge I face as I try new things is not stalling out. It seems like I start a project and, as long as I feel like I’m making progress, I can move forward. However, the first

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Posted in Banish the UFOs

My lesson on enthusiasm

I have to admit that finding out my old sewing machine could successfully sew my leather made me a little giddy – probably because I had been so discouraged with my earlier results. I was anxious to get moving. I

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Posted in Alligator Embossed Leather Bag

HIGH OCTANE STYLE

Originally posted on Bag'n-telle:
Courtesy: Threads Magazine “High Octane Clutch” Check out my latest quick-to-make project for Threads magazine and create a clutch with clean lines and a contrast zipper like a racing stripe across the body. Available options…

Posted in Inspiration

New hope

I will freely admit that my last post was a bit of a cliffhanger. That’s how it was, though. I went to bed that night thinking that I was a failure. However, I knew two things: I was not going

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