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The Encore Clutch Available Now!

New Style Available - The Encore Clutch The Encore Clutch is now available! As you all know, when I try out a new bag style, I like to make up a sample and carry it myself for a while. This allows me to gauge the functionality, decide if it needs extra pockets, and any other tweaks needed for my customers. Here is the sample I’ve been carrying: I used a cream-colored Italian leather for the exterior. The creamy tan leather looks like it has a light brown wash over it, giving a grungy, weathered, two-tone effect. This leather has the luxe feel you would expect from Italian leather - perfect for a clutch style bag meant to be carried in...

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Sunrise Saddle Bag

New Style Available - The Sunrise Saddle Bag The Sunrise Saddle Bag, burgundy marine vinyl, front view. Omega Flip Lock closure. The newest bag/purse style available at Mulberry Hill Design is the Sunrise Saddle Bag, designed by Erin Gilbey of Dog Under My Desk Patterns. Erin also designed the Two-Zip Hipster and the Encore Clutch patterns, both of which are available in my shop. If you’ve been following my sewing adventures, you know that I use a lot of patterns from indie designers, and purchase most of my hardware and materials from other small businesses, with a preference for female-led companies. There are some seriously talented designers out there, and most of them offer a pattern for the saddle bag....

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What's New @MulberryHillDesign - September 2016

What’s new right now? New Camera and lighting for the studio so we can show you our products’ true colors and highlight their unique features. It is really too bad you can’t touch and feel and examine before you buy online (Hey, Google, can you get busy on that... please and thank you), but good quality photos can show you everything you need to know. . New Styles are added to the shop after careful evaluation and testing. Want to know more about our process? Click here. These are the latest styles that made the cut. Delilah Tote: This black mock croc vinyl tote has a recessed zipper to keep your stuff secure, but opens completely for those times you...

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Mulberry Hill Design Shop New Styles

What’s new right now? New Camera and lighting for the studio so we can show you our products’ true colors and highlight their unique features. It is really too bad you can’t touch and feel and examine before you buy online, (Hey, Google, can you get busy on that... Please and Thank You) but good quality photos can show you everything you need to know. New Styles are added to the shop after careful evaluation and testing. Want to know more about our process? Click here. These are the latest styles that made the cut. Delilah Tote: This black mock croc vinyl tote has a recessed zipper to keep your stuff secure, but opens completely for those times you need...

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World Peace and Pockets

Raise your hand if you read online reviews of handbags at places like Nieman Marcus, Macy's, or Amazon. Anybody? Nobody? Well, I guess it's just me then. I read them. A lot of them. And one of the most common complaints? Not enough pockets to organize their stuff. How often have you fallen in love with a gorgeous bag, in your favorite color and style, and it would have been perfect if only there were a place to keep your lip balm handy? I realize that having the proper pocket configuration is not going to create world peace, but it will make your day go a little bit better when you organize your daily essentials. And when your day goes better, there's more peace in your...

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