Barbara Ann Messer's Profile

About

I am a retired teacher turned insurance agent with 5 grown children and a passion for sewing. I started making bags and totes as gifts, and had such rave reviews, I began taking orders and selling them.

I design and sew each bag myself. I take pride in the details, creating each bag to be unique and different from every other. I use a wide variety of fabrics, selecting each combination according to the style and purpose of the bag. All seams are top-stitched and every bag is sturdy.

Baby blankets, change purses, water bottle carriers, key fobs, book jackets, Cool Ties, wheelchair bags and glasses/sunglasses cases are also being made daily. There are also lots of new pet products, including hand-braided leashes, bedding, scarves, and such.

These will be listed soon. Even with these, every…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 28
  • Joined May 5, 2008

Favorite materials

Upholstery remnants, bright cottons and faux leathers, leftover scraps, fleece, polypropylene cord for leashes, fabric sample books, selvage edges

About

I am a retired teacher turned insurance agent with 5 grown children and a passion for sewing. I started making bags and totes as gifts, and had such rave reviews, I began taking orders and selling them.

I design and sew each bag myself. I take pride in the details, creating each bag to be unique and different from every other. I use a wide variety of fabrics, selecting each combination according to the style and purpose of the bag. All seams are top-stitched and every bag is sturdy.

Baby blankets, change purses, water bottle carriers, key fobs, book jackets, Cool Ties, wheelchair bags and glasses/sunglasses cases are also being made daily. There are also lots of new pet products, including hand-braided leashes, bedding, scarves, and such.

These will be listed soon. Even with these, every piece is unique. No mass production is ever used.

I hope you enjoy your new purchase as much as I have enjoyed making it for you!

Thanks!

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