Category Archives: Bags

Ballet Bag

I finally got around to signing the little one up for Ballet class. Class timings are so tricky when you have two kids. I have to consider so many clashing schedules and let’s say I’ve put this off for too long. While signing her up, we needed to get her a new set of ballet read more »

Chinese New Year Sewing part 2

One of the kids favourite part of Chinese New Year is receiving ang pows (red packets)! For those of you who are not familiar, these are red money packets given by the elders or married couples to kids or their juniors (who are unmarried). When the kids receive the ang pow, it is considered rude read more »

Back to school sewing – Part 3

    Another back to school project – her lunch bag was whipped up in record time, just a simple lined tote with cute Suzy’s Zoo quilted fabric. I could wash it but I didn’t like how her water bottle always falls over and sometimes leaks, so time for a new bag!  Ta-da! Don’t you read more »

More back to school sewing – lesson bag

 Fabric by Push Pin for Kokka fabric. It’s Thumbelina! Side view. Added gathered pockets to hold their water bottles.  Super cute name labels I bought from Japan. Lining fabric from Spotlight. Not my best choice but I had to destash hehe…. 1m of fabric was enough to make 2! Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it read more »

A new bag using Puti de pome fabrics

During my trip to Hokkaido in December, I came across a craft little shop (more like a craft section) within the Aeon Mall at Wing Bay Otaru. Hanging from the ceiling were bags, and below, fabrics and notions that you can buy to make the very same bag! I fell in love with this one read more »

New Minnie Mouse (and Mickey Mouse) school bag!

School is starting next week. I wasn’t thinking of making another backpack initially since she already has one (read post about their backpacks here) But during our trip to Japan, I picked up the poochee magazine special edition for kids, and there was a really cute backpack that was calling my name. And a girl read more »