Category Archives: Accessories

Lazy Susan Makes Some Lazy Girl Designs Bags!

Lazy Girl Designs when Miss Melysse asked me to make her a special toe bag to take to a writer’s workshop in San Francisco. She was into pink. And she is always into coffee. That was 2007. I made a spectacular bag with a pink body with sequins scattered on it, and the pockets were…

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Lazy Susan Makes Some Lazy Girl Bags!

A long, long time ago,when I was living in my beach house I received a call from my beautiful daughter, MissMeliss. ” Mom! This is Melissa, I need you to sew me something.” What she wanted was a new tote bag to carry her pink MacBook in when she attended a juried writers workshop in…

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Susan’s Sensational Street Style Scarf; A Free PDF Pattern!

Scarves… I love them! They are soft and silky even when they are not made of silk. My childhood heroes, Princess Grace, Audrey Hepburn, my Mother Esther Natale Klindienst and my namesake “Auntie Annette” all wore scarves. My mother had style, and she imparted that style to me. She always taught me to accessorize. “…

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Tropical Earrings Inspired these Pants and Sandals Part 1

Part 1 of the Pineapple Express  Pants It all started a few years back when Miss Melysse, my  beautiful, daughter asked what I wanted for Christmas.  “ Mom, what  would you like for Christmas?” she asked.  “ Tropical earrings.”  said I.  “ Like  what, big bananas, crystal palm trees, shells, what?”  “Bright citrusy colors, not…

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Stolen: My Gorgeous Summer Purse

Isn’t this a gorgeous purse? We were  in San Jose del Cabo for our 30th anniversary in April.  I was shopping for light cotton shorts, when I saw this. It was love at first site. My Beloved liked it too. He admired the colors and the interesting design. This one was in the window. I hated…

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Light as a Feather Baja Beach Cover-up,And Homemade Sangria

Sangria, is a wine and fruit punch originating from Spain and Portugal. Back in the seventies in the US it was THE drink to serve with your fondue, and to be enjoyed along with other mood altering substances popular at the time  by candlelight while sitting on the floor with incense burning.  Peace and Love,…

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Brand New Lily Pocket Purse for Miss Meliss

Two  articles have been written. I met my deadlines, so the next few days are for me! And today I made a Lazy Girl Desings Lily Pocket Purse. I have several cut out as Christmas gifts. And you know how my Christmas went.  Sew I am finishing these bags and then will be sewing for myself.  This…

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Embellish Some Flip-Flops and Have Happy Summer Diva Feet

Don’t you just love all of the whimsical flip-flops in the stores?  Don’t you just hate the exorbitant prices? Would you believe I embellished these two darling paris of flip-flops for less than  TEN Dollars…for the TWO pair! I cannot believe how easy  this was.  And so much fun!  Here is a video showing you…

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Susan is in Tote Bag Hell…It’s Her Own Fault

My sewing assistant, Jennie-Penney By Susan Klindienst Fogel It has been a while since I have had anything to say on this blog. Sew today, I’ll show you two Lazy Girl Designs bags I made. I have been in bag-making hell. I committed to making  five purses, three Summer Totes for Miss Meliss and her friends, and…

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Lazy Susan Makes Purses Using Lazy Girl Designs Patterns

About two years ago my daughter was accepted into a writer’s group in San Francisco. she asked me to make a special tote bag for her. I make great totes.  But  I wanted something different for her. Sew I searched the internet and found Joan Hawley, owner and designer of  Lazy Girl Designs  (LGD). She designs wonderful, usable,…

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