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Create a Designer Handbag – Designed by You! Step by step instructions take you through two handbag designs. Susie Tilton, a popular designer and educator, teaches you about fabric choices, trim and closure options. There’s even a trunk show of some of her designs and two patterns she created for your use. Over one hour of instruction and special menus.  We also sell the Magnetic Snaps and Acro Fusible Interfacing used in the DVD. Price is $19.99

All programs are on DVD. The associated files are in PDF format and can be downloaded from the DVD on a computer or download them here.

Skill Level: Beginner thru Advanced
Degree of Difficulty: Easy

Quilts are a time honored tradition and now you can create your own with this simple pattern called "Looking Thru a Window." This is the perfect lap quilt, approximately 58" by 48."  Everything you need is on the DVD: pattern, instructions and even a special menu on photo transfer. A Spanish language track is also included. Let's quilt!  Price is $19.99

All of our DVD’s are available for sale on our Hipline Etsy store.

Learn 4 fun and fast home decorating projects. This program is a great way for the beginner to enter the world of home decorating. Susie Tilton and Genevieve Harlocker show you how to make a table cover, place mats, napkins and a simple throw pillow. Personalize your home, make great gifts and NEVER buy retail again! Over one hour of instruction and files with all the formulas for success. Price is $19.99

Create your dream pajamas. Mona Curtis and Melissa Franco take you step by step on a perfect project for beginners – pajamas. We cover basic techniques and give detailed instruction on facings, collars, sleeves and fitting. Over two hours of instruction! Special menus on fabric, machines and notions. A great program to learn to master the fundamentals. Grab a friend and have yourself a Pajama Party. We use Butterick pattern 6837.  Price is $19.99

This is a comprehensive 532 page spiral bound book on the pivot and slide method of pattern adjusting. Hundreds of illustrations accompany the simple step-by-step instructions. Includes solutions for the difficult to fit figure and miniatures of actual patterns for practicing adjustments. The Manual is no longer available but hopefully we’ll redo as a digital copy one of these days!

Using the proven Sew/Fit Method of pivot and slide, Mona Curtis and Melissa Franco will take you on a fitting adventure to find a pair of pants that fit, finally. Learn how patterns are made, how to grade, and how designers alter their patterns. Measurement charts and detailed notes are included with over one hour of instruction. This is an instructional fitting program, not a pants making program. We use Vogue pattern 2706 for our fitting but any basic pant pattern will do.  Price is $19.99

It may not look like much but this is the best product for all handbags that need interfacing. Firm, structured hair canvas in an iron on fusible - Acro is the best product for medium and lightweight fabrics. We use it in our DVD Making Handbags. May also be used for fine tailoring.  We do not sell it but there are various sources online.

Highest quality 3/4" magnetic snap. Strong for more holding power. Includes male, female and 2 washers. Used in our Handbag DVD and by top handbag manufacturers. No one can beat our price! Package of 3 for $5

Color: Nickel (silver)