Brinkley Double Zipper Pouch / Cross Body Bag

IMG_5800Thanks for stopping by!  I am so excited to share with you the Brinkley Double Zipper Pouch / Cross body Bag.  This is a fun and practical bag.  It features two zipper pockets

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as well as a surprise third pocket in the middle.  It’s super roomy.  I can easily fit my iphone XS Max inside the smaller pouch with plenty room to spare for keys, wallet, etc.

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I made two different sizes.  The smaller size is approximately 6 x 8 and the larger is 8×10.

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I love that you can easily switch between a clutch to a cross body bag by simply changing the detachable strap.

The measurements are as follows:

2 Outer Fabrics 8″ x 10″ (small size 6 x 8) .

2 Lining Fabrics 8 x 10 (small size 6 x 8)

2 Fusible Fleece cut to 7.5 x 9.5

1 Fabric for wristlet strap 3″ x 15″ (lengthen or shorten to your preference)

1 Fabric (or vinyl) 2 x 4″ for tab

1 D-ring / 1 Swivel Lobster Clasp

I will be making several of these for Christmas gifts.  Are you ready to make one (or three?).  Get your zippers, some cute fabric and your favorite beverage and let’s get making!!  Here is a step by step tutorial for you:

Triangle Pouch

Triangle Pouch-1Triangle Pouches are super fun to make and they look harder than they really are.  It’s really just a few straight seams and you’re done.

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I looked around at Pinterest and Youtube and couldn’t find any tutorials showing how to fully enclose all the of the seams in the lining.  I really love the simplisity of the patterns I saw on Pinterest, but I didn’t love seeing the raw edged seams on the lining.  I wanted the inside to be as pretty as the outside.

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So, I created my own tutorial with a completely finished linining.  It’s really not hard at all and only adds 2 extra steps.

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They turned out great and I can’t wait to give a few to some friends.  They are also the perfect STOCKING STUFFER size!  You could add a chapstick, handsanitzer or something fun and stuff them into the stocking or even hang them from the stocking.  So many ideas.

Are you ready for the tutorial and to find out how I enclosed all of the seams?  Here you go!

the Evie Scrunchie – FREE Pattern Included

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I am back with another Scrunchie tutorial!  Who would have thought that Scrunchies would be back in style!  I am seeing them everywhere and in lots of shapes and sizes.

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I created the EVIE Scrunchie with my grand-daughter in mind, obviously.  I think it is adorable.  I am a sucker for all things bows.

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The beauty of the Scrunchies is that you can mix and match the Urban Scrunchie with the Mini Scrunchie with the Evie Scrunchie.  They all work similarly and together.  I was inspired to make this set from the headband tutorial I showed you last week using the Urban Scrunchie Mini.   I just love the rainbow of color and Evie will have an accessory for every outfit.

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I added the solid templates to the shop. You can click HERE the to purchase or just click on SHOP at the top of the page.  As always, I also have a FREE printable PDF and SVG for you as well.  You can find that HERE.

Are you ready for the Tutorial:

Toiletry Travel Kit with Cricut

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I am excited to say I am going on a “girls’ trip” soon!  I thought it was time to add a little cuteness factor to my travel bag.  I used Cricut Premium Vinyl and my Cricut Maker to make this fun little bag.

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You can absolutely use the Cricut Explore to make this as well.  I started with a blank toiletry kit like this one and used my Design Space File.   This is a great beginner project for every Cricut user.

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I will walk you through every step of the way in the detailed, step-by-step tutorial below.

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Watch the tutorial here:

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Round Make Up Bag with The Cricut

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Hello and thanks for stopping by!  Today, I have a new make up pouch tutorial for you.  We have all seen this style of make up bag, but did you know how EASY they are to make on your own?

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I even added a vinyl lining which makes it easy to wipe up any spills or powders that can get inside a make up pouch.  It’s not just me that is messy, right?

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Or leave the vinyl out, like the one above and use it for your jewelry when traveling or your child’s legos… there’s never a shortage of uses for a pouch!

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If you don’t have a Maker, yet, never fear because I have a work around for you.  I bet you have a dinner plate and that will work just fine, too!

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You can whip these up in time for Christmas gift giving!  They take very little supplies and picking the fabrics is half the fun!

Ready for the tutorial?  Grab the Design Space file HERE.

Etched Glass with the Cricut Maker

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I have always wanted to try etching glass, and today I did just that!  I don’t know why I waited so long!  It’s easy, fun and very inexpensive!

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I used the Cricut Maker to cut out Premium Permanent Vinyl to use as my stencil.  I don’t recommend using removeable vinyl and it doesn’t stick as well and the etching creme can easily seep underneath your design (ask me how I know).  You will also want to pick up a bottle of Armour Etch.  It will last you forever, because most of it goes right back in the bottle after you use it.

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With the holidays right around the corner, I’m always looking for gift ideas for stockings, hostess gifts and small gifts for friends.  You could easily make wine glasses, casserole dishes, candy dishes, vases, canisters… whatever fits your gift recipient’s needs.  I thought the shot glasses would also be a fun bachelor party gift, or newly engaged couple gift or even a shower gift.

I have included a step by step tutorial for you.  It’s really easy!  Try it!