Sewing and Embroidery

Handles for felt bags

I haven’t spent much time explaining how to make handles for felt bags yet, but they are really not difficult and you can experiment and adapt the outer edges of the handle’s look and feel to fit the models of the bags you are designing/making. How to make handles: 1) cut rectangular pieces of felt2)…

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Felt bag Model 1

This felt bag model is the first I ever attempted and I still believe it is the easiest one to make because you can easily add the handles to the felt before you stitch the seams and the bottom. This is more a computer or handbag than it is a shopping bag model. The bag…

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“Smoskonte” is Flemish for someone who makes a lot of mess with food. The letters are embroidered with the same color, but through the angle of embroidery they appear to be of different color. Download links for the embroidery files Smoskonte.PES (embroidery file)Smoskonte.AI (vector file outlined)

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Christmas bags

Christmas 2020 was bad because we couldn’t visit our dear ones. Instead of having to do festive preparations we had lots of time to work on creative projects. My husband and I decided to make goodie bags for brothers and sisters which we would go and hand them at their doorsteps on Christmas eve. The…

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Kokkie en Peppie

Kokkie and Peppie was a show on television when I was a kid. The word ‘kokkie’ also means ‘small cook’ in Flemish. That made it somewhat funny to do this duo of aprons. When hosting diner parties, I guess in a lot of households, its going to be one taking care of the cooking and…

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Grand Chef

During Corona I finally bought an embroidery machine. Since we couldn’t visit anyone, I started to make cooking aprons for the family and some friends. Some very personal ones, some more generic, some in English and some in Flemisch. Because it is not easy to find nice embroidery designs I made my own and gladly…

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About me

I sew a lot, especially in winter time. Summer I spend most of my time in the garden. Next to sewing a lot of clothes, I undertake all kinds of stranger endeavors like creating bags, hats,… Most of these things aren’t so very difficult, so if you like them, give it a try.

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