I am from the northwest, but have traveled extensively and lived abroad for a few years, which was wonderful. I have now settled in the northwest and am glad to be back in the melting pot I call ...
I am from the northwest, but have traveled extensively and lived abroad for a few years, which was wonderful. I have now settled in the northwest and am glad to be back in the melting pot I call home, where I find inspiration abounds.
I have been making jewelry for a number of years now and have dabbled in many different forms of jewelry making. From bead work to up-cycling, I've tried it! Amazingly, there are still techniques I have yet to try.
I am a professional artisan jeweler. I work with many forms of metal (wire, sheet, clay) and gemstones. I enjoy silver-smithing, wire wrapping/weaving, wire knitting and crochet, forging and many other forms of metal manipulation. I am self-taught and continue to learn new techniques!
I also enjoy many hobbies, such as: knitting, crochet, quilting, sewing, book making, paper crafts, etc.
This is a fun take on the traditional messenger! It is a bit smaller than the average messenger bag, so it can be used as the "go-everywhere" bag. It features a large back zippered pocket, two inner pockets, and card holders built into the bag. It also has elastic pockets on the side plus leather detailing!
This is an in depth tutorial, explaining every step with pictures! It is 144 pages of how to combined with 157 photos!!!
However, this pattern assumes basic quilting and sewing skills. (Such as binding: I do not go over this in great length in this tutorial)