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Hardware Kits

Hardware Kits

Posted by Jo Kay on 11th May 2021

After a few enquiries from customers about hardware kits, I've decided to start stocking a few. The Momexa kits are available now and the Teloujay 2.0 kits will be available from mid May once the patt … read more
MOMEXA SEWALONG

MOMEXA SEWALONG

Posted by Jo Kay on 17th Apr 2021

I've had loads of requests for a sew-along so I've finally got one scheduled.This is going to be very in depth, across 4 sessions covering everything from printing the pattern, to choosing fabrics, to … read more
PERSONALISED BAG TAGS

PERSONALISED BAG TAGS

Posted by Jo Kay on 16th Apr 2021

Until recently, I personalised my bags using small wooden tags engraved with "Country Cow Designs". However, a couple of friends said the tags came off their bags after a few months as they protruded … read more
SEWING STRAPS WITHOUT RAW EDGES OR BULK

SEWING STRAPS WITHOUT RAW EDGES OR BULK

Posted by Jo Kay on 16th Apr 2021

Straps are a bug bear of mine. For a long time I've favoured using metal strap ends because I don't want to sew through the huge bulk that's generally required to avoid raw edges. I searched onli … read more
TO BIND OR NOT TO BIND?

TO BIND OR NOT TO BIND?

Posted by Jo Kay on 27th Oct 2020

Some bag makers despise binding, but is it time to reconsider? Recently, I've introduced my first pattern with binding. Some people dislike the way it looks in the lining and they consider it to … read more