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Saturday, December 5, 2009

Orange Circles and Floral Wristlet Bag

Just what you need to brighten up the dreary days of winter! This zipper pouch bag wristlet is made from a very bright and colorful, cotton fabric with a mix of circles and felt flower applique accent detail. I think it's cute! Find it on my MadeITMyself shop-

Monday, November 30, 2009

Handmade Ikea Red and Ivory Geometric Zipper Pouch Bag

Red and White Geometric Zipper Pouch Bag

This zipper pouch bag is just the right size to hold any of your personal necessities,ie. cosmetics,ipod,cellphone,keys,ID and more

Made using Ikea of Sweden- cotton ,canvas upholstery fabric by designerAnna Svanfeldt
Colors: Red and Ivory, mod retro geometric pattern
Contrast Black zipper closure with Silvertone split ring & self fabric zipper pullwhich has linear rows of topstitching detail
Topstitiching accents randomly across both sides of the bag
Inside: lined in Black cotton fabric with inside pocket with self-fabric trim
Interfacing added for extra shaping and durability;spot clean only
Measures: 9"W(top)-11-1/2"W(bottom) X 7" H X 1" D
Be different from the masses......

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Black Herringbone Crossbody Bag

Herringbone Crossbody Shoulder Bag

Just in time for fall and winter! Just completed this wonderful Black/Tan herringbone patterned crossbody bag. I love the texture of the fabric-it's bold and classic. Check in out in my shop or on Madeitmyself.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Thought of The Day

Never Let the Sun Set With Angry Words

"Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life."Jean Paul Richter

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Animal Prints Are Here To Stay

You don't have to be on the wild side to have some animal prints somewhere in your wardrobe. Just adding a flash of any of these prints to whatever you're wearing will make you a bit more interesting within a crowd. Check out my cute Wild Thing 2 Zebra Print Zipper Pouch Wristlet Clutch Bag. I think it would add a bit of spice to an otherwise boring outfit. Something out of the "norm"...... with a little bit of Black leather too.
Available in my etsy and Madeitmyself shops.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Why It's Important to Know Your Medications

So many people take medications for chronic illnesses-yet don't even know the names of the medications they put into their bodies. Some don't even know why they're on the medications in the first place. To say it's a "white" pill, or "blue" pill just doesn't suffice for the health care professionals trying to take care of you when you're presenting to an ER or doctor's office. It really puts you-"the patient" and the doctor at a disadvantage in one important aspect of providing optimal medical care. Many drugs interact with one another, have particular adverse reactions if given with another type of drug, or predispose a person to bad side effects. This is a serious problem throughout our society today-with the increase in technology has also come a decrease in people actually taking responsibility for themselves. It is a good ideal to write down the names of any medications you are taking, what they are used for, including doses(.ie strengths) and dosing schedule(ie. how often you're taking them). Keep the list of medications in your wallet,bags or purse and take it with you for any doctor appointments or just in case you end up in an emergency room. If you have any allergies-wear a medical alert bracelet at all times. May also be a good ideal to let another member of your family know this information. If you have questions about any of your medications, don't be afraid to ask your pharmacist or physician for clarification. Take control of your health and know what you're putting inside your body.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Blue So Blue Crossbody Hip Bag

Blue is a calming color.......

Some days we feel "blue", but why not make the best of it? Check out this rockin' Blue Crossbody Hip Bag. It's sleek,comfortable and guaranteed to make the "blues" go away!

Monday, August 17, 2009


Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Bold Handmade Floral Crossbody Bag

"An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs." Edgard Varese

Bold and Colorful-just enough to brighten your day. check out my Flower Power Crossbody Bag. I love the intensity of the colors that this floral patterned fabric has. The black background is truely enhanced by the multiple colors of the flowers. They seem to explode from the fabric!

The sleek, comfortable fit of this bag makes it a favorite among my friends. Available in my etsy and madeitmyself shops.


Thursday, June 4, 2009

Featured Artist On Ning

I've been chosen as a featured artist ! Check out:
It's so great to be among so many talented artisans.


Wednesday, May 27, 2009

I Won "May Flowers" Contest

I am so excited about winning the "May Flowers" contest over Memorial Day weekend! My Green Floral Tropical Zipper Pouch Bag captured 1st Place among the other entries from wonderful fellow artisans and crafters on Thanks for all the support! You can see this bag and so many more on my shop on MadeItMyself.

I've found out that there are so many great people on them out and broaden your horizons.............................

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Designs Made From Alternative Fabrics

I used a table runner to make this lovely bag! I just loved the pattern and couldn't wait to make something out of it. Great addition to my "Kickin' It" IPOD,Cellphone,Passport,Camera ETC Bags!
See it and more in my shops on etsy and madeitmyself.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Marimekko BonBon Ipod Cellphone Passport Etc Bag

"Kickin' It" Bag

This is a multi-purpose bag that has been popular with my friends. They call it "sweet"! It's cute as well as being functional.Carry while "kickin it" around town or traveling. Great for your Passport, Ipod, Cellphone,PDA Camera, or other electronic goodies.This one is made out of "Marimekko" 100% cotton fabric from FinlandStyle name is "Bonbon"- Retro White and Black print with a Lime Green accent colorTop zipper closure-Dark Red colorSilver split ring has a silver tone heart charm zipper pullNice rounded edges adds to the designBlack tone on tone topstitching highlights the bold pattern of the fabricWristlet/Clip It strap( 15.5" L) with gold tone swivel lobster claw clasp; contrasting camo fabric with eyelets1 side loop with silver tone square hardware-attached wrsitlet strap(17" L,1-1/4" W)Open Back pocket to hold any additional small accessories,i.e. earplugs, straps, cords, passport, cellphone, camera ......Lined in Black cotton twill fabric; no inside pocketDouble fleece interfacing for added padding and durabilityMeasures: 7" H X 6-1/4" W X 1/4" DGreat for "kickin' it" around town or traveling! Dare to be different from the masses! Find it in my etsy shop-simplyvdesigns

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Using Fabric To Enhance Your Designs

I love color! My bags all reflect bold, colorful fabrics which appeal to those who dare to be different from the masses." Simplicity with a touch of whimsy" is what simplyvdesigns is all about. I like to highlight certain aspects of the particular fabric used for my bags to make them appear 2 dimensional. Utilizing various shapes or patterns within the fabric accent each and every bag design. My bags are not for the shy individual who shuns the spotlight. Simplyvdesigns makes unique women's/girl's bags of all sorts. Check out my shops on and madeitmyself-if you dare.......Victoria

Saturday, May 9, 2009

SKULLS and Roses Hobo Bag-Bold and Daring!

I love making designs which reflect a bold and daring personality! This bag certainly is for the person who dares to be different...someone who likes to be noticed...someone who likes to make a statement!

Skulls and Roses Hobo Bag
Bold and Daring bag for the person who dares to be different! Rocker by night or Business Suit by day....this bag is for you.
Made of cotton twill fabric
Black background with Red Roses and White Skulls
Green zipper closure with silver pirate skull charm zipper pull accent
Double round silver rings attach the 2" W,30" L shoulder strap which can be worn across your shoulder or crossbody; Accented with topstitching and fabric/lace ribbon trim
I have made a self fabric, detachable skull hangtag on a link chain
Inside: Dark red, stripe pattern cottton lining with 2 open pockets; trimmed with self fabric and lace trim
Very large capacity-measuring 18"W X 11" H X 5" D
Fleece interfacing added for shaping and durability;SPOT CLEAN ONLY!
Folds up easily for traveling


Friday, May 8, 2009


I love to make women's bags that dare the individual to be different! My love of music led me to create:"Jam To The Music" zipper pouch bag. It's a great accessory for the music lover. Check it out in both my etsy shop or Made It Myself.