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Tennis, Golf, and Butterfly Smartphone Clutches

Posted in clutches, and Sewing

I have sewn new smartphone clutches that are perfect for the summer season. One is freshly listed and the others are a sneak peak for my readers.

Tennis Smartphone Clutch

This pink and white tennis ball smartphone clutch is perfect for the tennis player, tennis fan, and for anyone on the go.  It has an inside zipper pocket as well as 2 other 3 x 4 inches pockets.

The 9 x 5.5 inches is perfect for any of the larger smartphones on the market and still has plenty of room for your money, and other items.

Coming to SibStudioSewing later today and tomorrow:

Golf Smartphone Clutch

I had some fun with the pink and white polka dots lining to mimic the golf balls on the outside of the purse.

Calico Butterfly Smartphone Clutch

This purse is so pretty and summery. It is a great size for those days that you don’t want to lug around a large pocketbook.

Perfect size clutch

Enjoy your day!



What’s New This Week

Posted in Art Work, and clutches

Happy Monday! Hope everyone’s week was a good one 🙂

I have new items in both shops. I finished the Dragonfly Foldover Clutch last week. I had the clutches cut out and ready to sew on my previous post:

Dragonfly and pink satin clutch ready to be sewn

And here it is finished :

SibStudioSewing on ETsy
Dragonfly Fold Over Clutch

I love this satin fabric.  It is a heavy weight satin with really beautiful metallic pink, lavender, green, and blue dragonflies. I cut this clutch with an angle for interest when it is folded over.

The perfect size clutch for your phone and makeup items.

Inside is  lined with pink satin. It has 4 pockets as well as plenty of room for your larger smartphone and makeup. I made 2 of these clutches and both are up on my shop.

I also have a new painting up on my SibStudio art shop:

Pink jellyfish painting

I had a lot of fun with this painting. I like the narrow canvas because it lend itself well to focusing on the jellyfish and it’s tentacles.  I added silver glitter paint for some of the tentacles so that it catches the light a gives a little illusion of movement.

The silver paint I used didn’t have enough glitter – really, can you ever have too much glitter?! I added more glitter to the paint and into the wet paint.

Glitter tentacles

The tentacles really sparkle when they catch the light and gives the airy look of that jellyfish have as they float pass.   Both of these are listed on my Etsy shops. You can find links to my shops on the above menu .


New Foldover Clutches

Posted in Sewing

I have been working on new purse designs. My latest is a folder clutch.

Camo Fold Over Clutch

The camo clutch has faux or vegan leather corners.  I have been paying with making the top angled so that when it folds over it adds a little pizzazz.

The clutch is roomy enough to fit everything you need in your clutch. And I like to make the insides fun as well as practical.  The camo clutches have a inside zipper pocket as well as 2 regular pockets for your id, money, lipsticks, etc.

This clutch has pink and brown damask cotton lining and pockets

The Camo Fold Over Clutches are posted on my shop. I have more to come!

Dragonfly and pink satin clutch ready to be sewn

New Cosmetic Bags

Posted in Sewing

I have been sewing and painting away over the past months. Lots of custom sewing  and painting orders for customers, and designing new items as well.  Time for some updates!

Some fun fabrics and all with vinyl fused linings.
Some fun fabrics and all with vinyl fused linings.

Being listed this week are some new cosmetic bags. Lots of fun fabrics and all have fused vinyl lining.  I like the vinyl lining because is makes it easy to wipe your bag clean of makeup dust and minor spills.

These makeup bags make fun party favors for bridesmaids or bachelorette parties. I am always happy to make more so you have enough for all your guests.

Wine glasses Cosmetic bag

Pretty wine glasses & pretty purple lilacs

Lilac Cosmetic Bag

Fun bag our lady police, deputy sheriffs and law enforcement

Handcuff cosmetic bags by sibstudiosewing

and some sets to keep you organized


Nail Polish Make Up Bag Set
Nail Polish and Lipstick Make Up Bag Sets

Stop by SibStudioSewing at Etsy to see what else is new

Wine Tote

Posted in Sewing

I have tweaked one of my old wine tote designs to make it much sturdier and prettier.  My previous wine tote had elastic loops to hold the wine bottles in the tote bag. It did not hold the wine bottles as securely as I had thought.  So I tried several ideas and came up with a design that works great !

My newest wine tote bag design
My newest wine tote bag design

I have added the faux leather bottom and reinforced the bottom of the tote bag with another layer of faux leather and sturdy interfacing on the inside.

Wine tote pieces ready to be sewn and serged
Wine tote pieces ready to be sewn and serged

Inside I added two large sleeves to hold two bottles, on each side of the tote. The sleeves are sewn into the sides of the tote with 4 rows of stitching to be super sturdy. The bottles stay upright and do not clink together when you are carrying the tote bag.


There are two inside pockets for corkscrews, lunch, cellphones etc, and one outer pockets as well. Wine-Glass-tote-by-sibstudiosewing-at-etsy-blog-2247

This wine tote bag has plenty of room for lunch, beach towels, a laptop,magazines… etc. Add a bottle of your favorite wine and this tote would make a wonderful gift for newlyweds, housewarming, hostess gift, and for your favorite wine lover.