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2017 Finished Handmade – Waxed Canvas 3-way Handbag

I’ve finally finished this waxed canvas handbag after who-knows how long. I am just glad that I finished it, although screw up a little bit by ironing the waxed canvas. This is the pattern from Chinese magazine. I love how versatile it is.

2016 Finished Handmade – 2

Second handmade leather item this year, I know it’s slow. 1. Picked up a scrap leather piece from designer fabric on Queen Street West. I liked the cheerfulness of the bright yellow. Cut out the pieces, and found a matching zipper.

2015 Finished Handmade – 6

Love this pattern, and love this yarn! I think I can almost say this is my favorite yarn so far: so light, and yet so warm. Nimes by Pierrot Yarns from Japan, each skein is only 25 grams. This loosely fit long sleeve sweater only […]

2015 Finished Handmade – 3

USB Pocket v2 Remember this USB pocket v1? The fabric didn’t hold up that well, after one year of use, it’s now looking like this: I made v2, this time with denim, doubled the capacity, and changed to zipper for more safety. I am loving […]

2014手工小物 – 3

上周去了西加勒比海游轮,顺道在佛罗里达玩了三天,回来休息了几天后,开始更新我的新作。 在布店看到这块布,颜色,花样,和厚度都比较适合做包包。 买回来后,决定尝试新技巧: 拼布。 首先做拼布,开始前有点没信心,做完后觉得没有想像的难,呵呵: 拼布和包包表布缝合: 完成,还用了皮制的背带:

2014年手工小物 – 2

以前一直觉得做包比做衣服简单,但是我其实从来没有成功过。 对于有表布和里布的东西, 我的大脑好像很难想像它们之间的关系是怎么缝制的。 呵呵。 不过这几个月终于有点进步了,当然也是因为有比较清晰的制作过程讲解。 很普通的化妆包,在网上找到这个非常简单明了的制作讲解。 才发现, 原来做包包可以完全不用锁边耶,因为所有的毛边都不会外露: 周末手提包,来自Cotton Friend, 现在周末出门都用这个了, 只放钱包和手机, 很轻便: