Create a multifunctional sewing room in a small space!

Check out some tips & tricks for organizing a multifunctional craft space in this craft room tour! Our 10×13 spare bedroom has a lot of jobs to do and is used for many types of crafting and creating. When I’m not crafting up a storm, the room transforms into a spacious mellow office. To handle […]

Organize your zippers by creating a zipper catalog. FREE downloads included!

Zippers get messy FAST! They can add so much pop to your projects but when they’re all jumbled up it can be hard to find what you need. We created a simple way to keep track of the zippers in your stash. Use your catalog to keep track of where you purchased your zippers or […]

How to make any length zipper using “by the yard” zippers.

At first glance, by the yard zippers can feel intimidating but they’re actually super easy and convenient. They also come in more diverse colors and selections than the premade zippers you can find at the big box stores. In this tutorial you’ll see just how easy it is to make a zipper. You’ll need a […]

Organizing your handbag hardware with function and style.

Don’t you just love a space that is fully functional AND beautiful to look at? Using these storage jars on a pegboard is a completely functional way to store your hardware for quick access. I tried several storage solutions from drawer organizers to toolboxes but they took up too much space for me. I tried […]

Hello & Welcome to the first ever Idleblooms Blog post!

Hello & Welcome to the Launch of Idleblooms, online shop and blog for all things handbags. My name is Alexis and I am thrilled you are here! I started the Idleblooms blog with the goal to help and inspire other makers. In upcoming posts I will be sharing my tips for sewing, bag making, organizing […]