It’s May already! Are you enjoying beautiful May? It’s my daughter’s birthday month and my girls are already waiting for the summer break. I like vacation because I don’t need to worry about lunch menu (all my three girls don’t like school lunch.) but I don’t like them fighting. lol May is a very busy and fun month at the same time, any way. My Shine your light tote bag was featured on Homespun magazine May issue and that makes this month more fun, for sure.         One side has a big pocket and   the other side has a small pocket.Read More →

  I have made countless number of bags and pouches so far. However, whenever I need to pack for a few days of family trip, I couldn’t find the right size bag! That’s because I love to make small cute pouches and a bag for a bookstore or brunch date. When I saw this Tilda’s newest  Circus collection, the first idea came up was to make a big fag getaway bag.     It was hard to choose which motif to recreate from the prints. An Eliphant, birds, romantic flowers…anything would go perfectly for the focal point. My choice was a ballerina with umbrella. CanRead More →

I have made so many pouches so far. The first expression when my daughter Caylin saw this pouch was, “Wow! it is the prettiest bag I’ve ever seen!”  I agree with her. 🙂  That doesn’t mean other pouches are less charming, I insist. 🙂 I want to show you my other bags and ask your opinion. If you remember my “you are sew nice” card, you can draw sewing machine on your pouch too! Next steps are pretty much same as my other pouches. If you want to see more step-by-step pictures, click here.   Happy sewing! Love always, MinkiRead More →