Category Archives: Bags

When I buy fabric, I almost always have a plan in mind for it’s use. Those plans don’t always come to fruition, but I am well intentioned nevertheless. I picked up a cut of Fornasetti Forest from DuckaDilly about a year ago with the plan of making a romper for Layla. I imagined a short […]

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I’m so excited to bring you my latest tutorial for Janome using their limited edition Anna Maria Horner M100! This project was made for Valentine’s Day but you can use it all year long! Its called the Mosaic Heart Tote and I was inspired by the idea of a pieced heart thinking of all the […]

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I just love all things Anna Maria Horner and I relish any chance I get to sew with her fabrics. She’s been my favorite since early 2010 when I discovered her bold and vibrant fabrics. To this day, she is the only artist whose fabric I buy all of. So it should come as no […]

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  • Love the bag!!
    One question I have – how much space is there between the needle and the machine?ReplyCancel

    • There is about 3/4″ between the needle and plate, which I think is pretty average.ReplyCancel

  • Lauren

    Meredith, that’s so gorgeous! I really love how vibrant it is and the shape is awesome! AMH fabrics are the best – love how they all go together so beautifully!ReplyCancel

  • Gorgeous! Love AMHReplyCancel

One thing I love about Layla is that we just get each other. She is my mini-me which is awesome, but I’ll admit it can be frustrating at times. We both love doing crafty things, and she naturally assumes any image with some sort of pattern is fabric. It’s pretty common for me to be […]

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  • Lauren

    Oh my goodness, Meredith! This is amazing! I bet Layla feels so loved to have a mommy-made backpack with so many special touches. Might have to get some homeschooling info from you one of these days. I’ve been considering it but don’t even know where to start!ReplyCancel

  • Lara

    You are amazing, I am in total awe of you xxReplyCancel

  • emily

    love this and all the details that go inside! must be like opening up a box of chocolates every time :)ReplyCancel

  • […] was head over heels for this collection, so I used it for that. Back when she chose fabrics for her backpack she just went gaga over Alexia’s latest […]ReplyCancel

You can find me over at Sew Sweetness today at 1pm CST reviewing one of my favorite bags- the Art Student Tote!  Pregnancy is this wonderful, confusing adventure that leads the body through every imaginable change, adjustment, ache, and pain all for the sake of growing a wonderful, new little human. One of the great […]

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