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Drawstring Backpack

Whenever my niece visits me, no matter how many gifts I buy for her, everything feels a bit incomplete without a handmade gift. This time, I made this drawstring backpack with a casing on the outside, gusset, a flap that has a Velcro closure and a pocket on one side.    I used a heavy weight cotton […]

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bag sewing | baking | knitting

The ones that almost didn’t make it

After the summing up post yesterday I thought I would do a quick round up of the things that I made this year but never got around to writing about them. I took pictures when I made them though. Some mouth watering recipes, a redecorated shoebox, a nightie and peekaboo mitts. Here is a brief look at them all. […]

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bag sewing | baking | knitting | summing up 2013

Summing up 2013

Summing up a year is always exciting. As I am putting this post together I feel that the year 2013 has been certainly fulfilling. My biggest accomplishment came towards the end of the year with the launch of my own online store – thehappyhandsstore.com. It has got good feedback so far, am hoping it only grows from here. I […]

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bag sewing | ruffles | top

Fuschia Ruffled Top

Pattern : Ruffled Top I have been a follower of the Weekend Designer blog ever since I started sewing. And I had this top in mind ever since I saw it. Its so pretty, isn’t it? This is the first time I attempted something out of my comfort zone. Though I have drafted a couple of patterns before, they have been much simpler […]

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bag sewing

My jordy bag

My first tote bag. The jordy bag tutorial on crafster is very easy to follow. I added a zipper to my bag. The smaller pouch is the one i made earlier with the same fabric Lined the bag with fabric leftovers from a dress

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