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Finishing Supplies for Purses, Bags and Totes

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Bag-e-bottomsAcrylic Bag-E-Bottoms
No more baggy bottoms with Bag-E-Bottoms! Bag-E-Bottoms is a line of acrylic bases in five sizes to give the most popular bag, purse and tote pattern designs a sturdy bottom. They are 1/8 in. thick clear acrylic, with rounded corners and sized to fit Lazy Girl Designs bag patterns perfectly. Click on the size to order.
  • Order Size A (4" x 11") (fits the Gracie Handbag & Whimsey Bag ) for $9.00
  • Order Size B (3-3/8" x 8-1/2") (fits the Towne Purse and Veronica Pocketbook) for $9.00
  • Order Size E (7" x 7") (fits the Chelsea Purse) for $9.00Size


Versatile Wave Hardware Pack

Versatile Wave Hardware Pack
Each hardware pack includes 4 Swivel Clasps with a 1-3/4" opening.  This makes it easy to change handles on the Versatile Wave bag.

Versatile Wave Clasp

Wrap a Tab Tap Hardware PackWrap a Tab Tap Hardware Pack
Two 1" Swivel Clasps and Two Stylized D-Rings


Pink Sand Beach Swivel ClipsPink Sand Beach 1" Swivel Hook

High quality bag and tote hardware. Instructions for attaching swivel hooks & D-Rings on back of package.
D Ring and Swivel ClipD Ring and Swivel ClipD Ring and Swivel Clips from Atkinson Designs

Brava Bag Hardware Pack
One Swivel Clasp, One Stylized D Ring, Four Purse Feet

Diva Frame

Diva Frame

8in wide, 2 piece metal frame.

Diva Frame Wallet

Key Fob Hardware

Beautiful key fob hardware brings elegance to your next project. Size 1 1/4in. Nickel finish. Use Key Fob Hardware Pliers (LGD713) to easily attach key fob hardware to your project. Plier tips are coated to protect hardware from scratching.

Key Fob Hardware Pliers

The perfect pliers to easily and beautifully attach key fob hardware to your project. Plier tips are coated to protect hardware from scratching.


Order Key Fob Pliers for $25.00

Sew On Velcro 
3/4" wide.  Order only as much as you need!  We sell this for $1.00 for 12 inches, and can be shipped first class.
Magnetic ClaspsMagnetic Clasp 3/4" Round 

This package contains two very strong magnetic clasps for clothes, hand bags, boxes and more. Prong set 1/4", folded flat to adhere to fabric. Order  Round Metal Clasp for $3.99

Magnetic ClaspsMagnetic Clasp 3/4" Square

This package contains two very strong magnetic clasps for clothes, hand bags, boxes and more. Prong set 1/4", folded flat to adhere to fabric. Order Square Metal Clasp for $2.15

Binding and Hem ClipsBinding and Hem Clips
A handy tool for quilters and sewers alike! These clips are great for holding your bindings and hems in place while sewing, and they're so easy to use! 35 Pieces, Size 1.  Order Binding and Hem Clips for $5.70

Wonder ClipsWonder Clips

Wonder Clips are curved on the top and flat on the bottom which gives them to ability to open wide to hold layers of fabric but still lay flat when you are feeding them to your presser foot.They are available in two sizes, for a multitude of uses. They make a great alternative to pins, especially for vinyls and heavy fabrics. Perfect for making quilts, handbags, and more. No more stabbing yourself with pins when attaching bindings! The large clip is 2-1/4in long and is marked with 3/16", 1/4", 3/8", 1 3/8", 1/2", 3/4" and 1" seam allowances.

  • Order a bag of 10 mini (1" x 3/8") Wonder Clips for $6.95 yard.

Here is a video showing how to use them:

wonder clips

Here is an collection of 50 wonderclips in an assortment of colors. Since their introduction primarily for seam binding on quilts, they have been adopted by crafters, beaders, scrapbookers, card makers and every craft where a third hand is needed to hold something down, together or in place. They make a great gift for any crafter or home sewer.

Wonder Clips are perhaps the most versatile and useful sewing tool ever devised. For years sewers have used binder clips, hair pins or even clothes pins for any number of sewing applications where an alternative to pins is desired. The Wonder Clip, designed and manufactured by Clover, is the first clip developed specifically for the needs of today's sewers, quilters, crafters and beaders.wonder clips

Wonder Clips are a natural for holding together layered sections of fabric during the sewing process. Quilt bindings, hems, piping, seams, etc., all can be held securely in place while sewing. Unlike pins, Wonder Clips do not leave holes in leather, delicate or vinyl/laminate type fabrics. You can easily position appliqué or hold patterns in place while marking or cutting and avoid puckering issues caused by using pins on some fabrics. Click on the picture thumbnail to see them up close.

Wonder Clips are a real boon to knitters who are always joining their work at seams . . . side seams, sleeve insertion, sleeve seams etc. For those who crochet life just got a whole lot easier too. Clip all of your intermediate sections together in organized groups until you are ready to join them and then use the Wonder Clips to hold sections together while you attach. If you are beading with your crochet the Wonder Clip can be used to position the beads away from your work until they are needed.

50 Colorful Wonder Clips   $32.95. 

Stuffit Stuffing ToolsStuffit Stuffing Tool

Insertion tool for batting and 3-D Trapunto.  Order the Stuffing Tool for $6.75.  This notion can be shipped first class.

The Turn-it-All sewing tool turns fabric tubes inside out easily and quickly. For anyone who sews this tool is a necessity! Turns: spaghetti straps, scrunchies, doll parts, quilting decorations and much more. 3 tool sizes. Made in the U.S.A.  Order the Turn-it-all Tool for $9.99. 

Turn-it-All Sewing Tool

Clover Point to Point TurnerClover Point to Point Turner

The 7" long Point 2 Point Turner is a true multi-function tool that performs all of those functions extremely well.

Two points are available, one at either end of the tool. One is a sharp point that is perfect for tight, limited spaces like collar points. The other point is on the edge of the spatula shaped end. This is ideal for points with a little more access.

The unique shape of this point allows you to approach the point from the side, pushing with the grain of the fabric. Pressing out in this manner with the grain helps you avoid stretching or distorting your fabric. The long sweeping edge of the tool is perfect for turning long sweeping seams.

For turning seams with a shorter radius the spatula shaped edge is ideally suited. With a flip of your wrist you can switch from one tool and application to the other.

Easy and convenient. The flat, smooth arc of the spatula edge is perfect for finger pressing and the acute side of that edge is a natural Hera Maker. 

Here is a video on how to use the Point to Point Turner


Order the Point to Point Turner for $9.25


Press Perfect Iron FingerThe Press Perfect Iron Finger by Clover

This 9-1/4" long tool allows you to hold, shape and press any number of materials with efficiency and safety. It holds your fabric and allows you to press right up to it without concern for heat damage. The finest, most detailed ironing applications are now easy.

The spatula tip is a great substitute for finger pressing. It's narrow enough to get into the tightest spaces and has just enough flexibility to smooth your fabric. You can even roll the Iron Finger across your fabric to press seams open.

Need to press a narrow seam without creasing the edges of a narrow tube shape? Easy. Simply slide the Iron Finger into the tube shape lined up with the seam and iron away. Flat seam, no creases. Don't want seam imprints ironed through your fabric, same process. Again, easy.

The Iron Finger can also be used to turn or point fabric that is loosely woven or knitted. The broad point or spatula shape manipulates the fabric but doesn't poke through.

Are you a longarmer?  This tool is the perfect thing to hold the fabric in place while preserving your fingers. The rubbery surface helps grip the fabric, and because the tool is tapered on one end, you can get it right next to the needle. If the presser foot hits the tool, you'll know it and it will also remind you to keep your fingers out of the way!

Here is a video on how to use the Press Perfect Iron Finger


Order the Press Perfect Iron Finger for $15.75


Lite Steam a Seam II on a Roll

Lite Steam A Seam II on the Roll

Order a 12" wide yard of Lite Steam a Seam II for $4.34
Order a 18" wide yard of Lite Steam a Seam II for $6.94
Order a 24" wide yard of Lite Steam a Seam II for $8.64


Steam a Seam II  Double Stick Fusible Tape

Order a package of 2-1/2" x 20 yards of Lite Steam a Seam II Tape for $4.69  Use it for mending hems or a quick finish to binding.
Sew in stabilizer for baskets and bowlsHeavyweight Sew-In Interfacing (Peltex)

Heavy weight stabilizer used for crafts, baskets and bowls.  Ideal for stand-up Paper Dolls.

Order a 20" wide yard of Sew-in Interfacing for $6.50

Lightweight Fusible Interfacing

Lightweight fusible interfacing (yardage)

Fusible for sheer to lightweight fabrics. Blouses, all sheer garments. Crepe de chine, voile and handkerchief linen.  Ideal for T-shirt Quilts! 

Order a 20" wide yard of Fusible Interfacing for $2.35


Fusible FleecePellon Fusible Fleece (44" wide)

For adding a little body to your quilted creations. Pellon® 100% Polyester fleece is great for all kinds of crafts and home décor. For easy iron on applications, this fleece adds full, lofty body to fabric for appliqués and machine quilted and padded craft projects. White.  Fusible on one side only.

Order Pellon Fusible Fleece for $7.90 a yard

Warm and PlushWarm and Plush

A great subsitute for Warm Tater batting!  100% natural cotton batting 6oz per yard.  45" Wide.

Order Warm and Plush Batting for $6.99

Fuse N StitchFuse N Stitch

Ideal for projects that need extra stiffness and retained support. Iron in place wherever a permanent interfacing might be used. Perfect for continuous hoop embroidery, tote bags, lamp shades, purses, bookcovers, scrapbooking, wallhangings, etc.  24" x 36" sheet.  Order Fuse N Stitch 1 yard Pack for $10.20
 Soft aSoft and Stable Interfacingnd Stable Interfacing Project Pack

Sew-In Non-Woven Interfacing Project packs are perfect for placemats & other small projects. Include 4- 13-1/2in x 18-1/2in pieces as well as a bonus pattern for easy-to-make quilt-as-you-go placemats. 

Order Soft and Stable for $12.95

French Fuse White TricotFrench Fuse Interfacing

This is a 60" wide white tricot interfacing with a little give.  It is a soft, knitted, fusible interfacing compatible with both knits and woven fabrics. It has a crosswise stretch and lengthwise stability so it can be used in either direction depending on the results you desire. French Fuse interfacing has a nice light to midweight body - perfect for soft tailoring or light support. The wider width makes this an economical choice as well as convenient for block fusing loose weave fabrics. Ideal for T-shirt quilts.  Machine washable and dry-cleanable. Sold by the yard.

Order French Fuse for 6.10 a yard.

Interfacing Templates for the Folded Star Pattern

Folded Star Interfacing Templates

Extra foundation interfacing templates. Made for use with the PlumEasy's Round or Square Folded Hot Pat Patterns. Includes twelve 8-1/2in x 11in printed non-woven sheets which you use as a foundation base.  Click here for a tutorial here

Order Folded Star Interfacing Templates for $16.00 

Needle-punched polyester insulating material. Double sided hollow polyester fibers with a reflective, metallicized poly center. Ideal for potholders, table pads, oven mitts, ironing board covers, casserole cozies, baby warmers and more.  Priced by the 22 1/2" wide yard. 

Order Insul-Bright Batting for $4.60 a yard. 

Heat Press Batting TapeHeat Press Batting Together

Don't worry about leftover batting - Heat Press Batting Together is a new product designed to help you "tape" two pieces of batting together to make a new, continous piece.  It's heat activated - simply center the tape over the seam and press. This tape is so lightweight and thin that you will not know it is there.  It comes in fifteen yard packages for $7.99 a roll and is 1-1/2″ wide. 

Watch a video on Heat Press Batting Together.

See Thru Clear Vinyl (12 Gauge)

Order an 18" wide x 27" roll  See Thru Clear Vinyl for $3.00

Clear Iron On Vinyl Protection

Clear Iron On Vinyl Protection

A clear, glossy, laminating product that protects fabric and other smooth surfaces. Provides a durable, scuff and water resistant, UV-rated finish. This product can be machine sewn and cleaned with a damp cloth. For crafts, home ec and more.

Order an 17" wide x 2 yards roll Clear Iron On Vinyl for $11.69

Lite Heat n Bond

For Love of Springtime by Beth Helfter of EvaPaige DesignsLite Heat n Bond

This is a paper backed sheet of solid lightweight heat activated adhesive. You iron it on to the back of your fabric, then pull the paper off to create iron-on motifs.  It uses a low temperature & short pressing time so it allows for wider range of materials that can be bonded. HeatnBond Lite can be easily sewn through, making it ideal for appliques.  You can also use it in your ink jet printer to print labels or other items to be ironed on to garments or quilts.

Order a 17" x 45" yard package of Lite Heat n Bond for $2.99

The picture to the right is "For Love of Springtime" by EvaPaige designs.  Designer Beth Helfter prefers  Heat N Bond Lite because she likes the firm hold for her wall hangings. Read our article of Applique using Fusible Web here.


Print-N-FusePrint n' Fuse is a paper-backed adhesive that can be run through a standard inkjet printer. Save time by copying the images needed from the book or pattern directly onto the paper side of the adhesive sheets. FOR INK JET COPIERS AND PRINTERS ONLY. NOT FOR LASER PRINTERS.  Four sizes available:

Lapel Stick

Lapel Stick

First aid for fashion emergencies. A temporary, non staining fabric adhesive to secure shirt collars, hems & most fabrics. Each stick can cover up to 16.8yds of hemming, borders, ribbons etc. or 12 sq feet of fabric. Non-toxic safe for all fabrics, water soluble. 

Order a Lapel Stick for 4.99.

Click here for ideas on how to use this lapel stickClick here for ideas on how to use the lapel stick

Aleenes Tacky Glue Pen

Aleene's Tacky Glue Pen

Aleene's Tacky Glue Fast Drying Glue Pen is all-purpose glue that has a precision applicator that is great to use on paper, fabric, ribbon and scrapbook projects. Quick drying and dries clear, strong and permanent. Cleans up with soap and water. Non-toxic. .63 oz. 

Order a Tacky Glue Pen for 1.99.

YFusible ThreadLI Fusible Thread is a nice thing to have for temporarily holding applique or binding in place.  Order a 150 yard spool of Fusible thread for $6.50. 
Washaway Water Soluble ThreadWash- A-Way Water Soluble thread

This the perfect answer for machine and hand basting. This new water soluble thread is easier to handle when hand basting and stronger (less likely to fray or break) when machine basting. After completing project, just wash and your basting stitches dissolve away.

Invisible Thread

Sulky Invisible Polyester Thread
Available in two colorways, clear and smoke. .004mm

Order the 440 yard Clear Invisible Thread for $3.99


Having trouble threading your needle with invisible thread?  Try putting a regular thread with it and putting both through the eye of the needle.  You can remove the regular thread later. 

The Applique Pressing SheetApplique Pressing Sheet 

This  13" x 17" see-thru pressing sheet allows you to position your fabric pieces where you want them, then press over the sheet.  Adhesives won't stick to your iron!  Can be used for Fusing Applique, Pressing Cloth, Craft Sheet, Painting Surface, Ironing Board Protector, Craft Baking Sheet. Reusable double-sided sheet is made from ultra high temperature glass, it's non-stick surface coated with Polylon™.  

This reusable, double-sided, multi-purpose craft sheet is made from ultra high temperature glass coated with non-stick Polyon. Use for applying appliques, as pressing cloth and for heat setting. Promotes even heat and keeps colors from bleeding together. Easy-to-clean surface for hot glue guns, glue melts, wax designs, kids projects and more. Guaranteed for five years.

Order the Applique Pressing Sheet for $14.99  

Freezer Paper SheetsFreezer Paper Sheets

Quilters have been using freezer paper for years for designing your own stencils, making appliques, photo transfer backing, painting and myriad of other uses. Now available in a pre-cut 8 1/2" x 11" size perfect for computer printing paper.  These reusable sheets are specially coated for better adhesiveness to fabrics and to prevent rolling and curling. Works with very low heat. 

Order Freezer Paper Sheets for 8.95.  There are 30 sheets in a package.