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Video - Making the Flair Crossbody Bag - First Attempt

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Making the Flair Crossbody Bag by Bagstock Designs - First Attempt (time-lapse)

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Video - Making the Beachcomber Pouch - First Attempt - Time-Lapse

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Time lapsed video of my first attempt at making the Beachcomber Pouch by Needle and Anchor Supply Co.

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Video - Production Sewing - Beachcomber Coin Purse - Part #2

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Video - Part #2 of me production sewing six (6) Beachcomber Coin Purse by Needle and Anchor Supply Co.

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2017 - Year in Review

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The year 2017, for me and for Ashtown Creations, was definitely a year of 'Firsts'. My first items made, listings, sales, designs, use of tools, etc. Here are just some of the 'Firsts' that happened this year.

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Why does handmade cost so much?

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Lately, there have been a number of posts floating around the Facebook groups that I am a part of, from other sewists and bagmakers, mentioning that potential customers have asked them "Why does handmade cost so much?"

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