Category: Pouches & Bags

Every Adventure Tote | Triangle Panel

Are the possibilities endless with the Every Adventure Tote? Yes, or nearly so! Today, I’m showing you how to make a triangle panel for the exterior main fabric using my Accuquilt fabric cutter! If you’ve shied away from triangles in the past, I’m here to tell you not to worry! The Accuquilt triangle die makes sewing perfect triangles a breeze! It is a great way to learn a new skill and new shape to incorporateContinue reading

Every Adventure Tote | Recessed Zipper Hack

It is finally here! The most requested hack for the Every Adventure Tote!! Lots of you have messaged me asking for a way to close up your Every Adventure Tote, so I present you with a recessed zipper hack! There’s also a Drawstring Closure hack for the Every Adventure Tote available. This hack requires you to combine several different elements of the Every Adventure Tote, so to make it easier, instead of pointing you allContinue reading

Scrappy Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Anyone else quilting during this quarantine time? I’m finding small projects especially satisfying, since I can finish them relatively quickly. To share that love with all of you, I have a scrappy zipper pouch tutorial today! You can make this scrappy zipper pouch by digging into your scrap basket. Best of all, if you have an Accuquilt system, cutting all those little squares takes no time at all! Prefer to watch it? View the entireContinue reading

Drawstring Closure | Every Adventure Tote Hack

I’ve been asked many times over the past year for closure variations on the Every Adventure Tote, and I’m so happy to be able to provide one today! Adding a drawstring closure to the Every Adventure Tote adds so much flexibility to the use of the bag! The drawstring closure lies flat against the lining of the tote bag when not in use, so it stays out of the way when you don’t need it,Continue reading

Exterior Straps | Every Adventure Tote Variation

The best thing about the Every Adventure Tote is how versatile it is! Today we’ll go over how to make short exterior-sewn straps for this tote bag. I like to put these on my bag when I’m adding a drawstring closure so that I eliminate bulk from the top seam. Instead of what is listed in the original tutorial, you’ll want to cut the following for the straps: (2) 5″ x 25″ fabric rectangles (2)Continue reading

Aurifil Slice & Stitch Challenge | Free tutorial!

I had the pleasure of participating in Aurifil’s Slice & Stitch Challenge! In this challenge an Aurifil Artisan and an Olfa Ambassador receive the same products and have the task of creating a project with what they are provided. This year, each participant receives one of Aurifil’s new color builder boxes, which are a trio of threads in the same color family. I received: OLFA: Splash 45mm Ergonomic Handle Rotary Cutter, Pacific Blue with specialty bladesContinue reading