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Milk Chocolate & Cream

A new French Lace Tote*, coming to my Etsy shop soon. *100% handmade: This tote is built from scratch using a pattern I constructed myself using a graph ruler, pencil and good ole kraft paper. You won't find any...

Posted on March 27, 2011 2:19 PM

I meant it when I said that zippers are nice.

Because I added one to an inside pocket of another French Lace Bag. I took these photos today. The second one was taken by the window of my apartment. It was cold and windy, but look how the sun is...

Posted on January 19, 2011 6:39 PM

Zippers are nice.

So I decided to add one on an inside pocket of my Soft Gray Lace Bag. (With a nice little lace detail right above it. Because we like lace.) {It's still here, in my Etsy shop.}...

Posted on January 18, 2011 6:46 PM

The "Big City" Linen Bag is baaaaaaack

"Big City" Linen Bag A TortillaGirl favorite, this year's version is "upgraded" with the addition of an inside zippered pocket, swivel hook for keys and a bit more structure. But if you prefer last year's "downgraded" version, well, I...

Posted on June 8, 2010 6:08 PM

Soft French Lace Bag

Soft French Lace Bag. Just relisted this little number back in my Etsy shop! I added a bronze [European made] magnetic snap closure that matches nicely with the bronze-tone metal teeth of the zipper 'cause I like coordinating things...

Posted on May 24, 2010 7:05 PM

You want your lace bags? I got your lace bags right here.

Don't they look like candy? I think so. All are made in cotton or 60% cotton/40% poly blends with pure cotton linings. The pink lace on beige, elephant gray lace (hand-dyed by moi, by the way, so you probably...

Posted on April 9, 2010 5:52 PM

The new lace bag, she is here.

Here's the first of my lace* bags for spring and summer 2010: A French lace bag in a gray stripe on white cotton/poly blend that says "take me out in the fresh air on a sunny day". I'm theeeeeeere. Throw...

Posted on March 31, 2010 6:22 PM

Ice Cream, You Scream,

We all scream for ice cream colors! Especially in summer. Summer always brings back childhood memories of selling lemonade, bike rides, reading Beverly Cleary books, and the ice cream truck coming through my sunny SoCal neighborhood (at which point I...

Posted on July 13, 2009 1:51 PM

Gray Goes with Everything

Soft French Lace Bag Yep! It's another one of my French lace totes! I had my French lace bags in gray for my winter collection and decided to make the summer version in a softer, pearly shade. Gray calls...

Posted on June 22, 2009 5:16 PM

What's that?

Like casual French chic? Want something for your open markets and other outdoor activities? Oh, alright. Here's a warm weather version of my French lace bags which, btw, I've been wanting to blog ever since I made the first...

Posted on April 23, 2009 1:34 PM

You know what?

I love spring. I really, really do. At the risk of sounding all poetic and whimsical instead of the "I need ADSL-caffeine-bookstore with huge selection of books in English on the corner" city dweller I've been all my life,...

Posted on April 7, 2009 11:18 AM

Light and airy

I'm focusing my spring and summer designs on airy, light and romantic in easy to care for fabrics that travel well. Just a couple of my inspirations are nautical stripes and French vintage, reworked and modernised in my own personal...

Posted on May 20, 2008 5:25 PM

More freshness from the traveller series....

Part of my "traveller" series: Washed sturdy cottons, rustic details, touch of exotica, slouchy and casual...I've been building accessories with a personnage I imagined and for whom I wanted to design this spring and summer: She's someone who travels often,...

Posted on April 22, 2008 6:47 PM

Vive la France!

Living in France definitely has an impact on my design sensibilities, especially when it comes to historical France. During my fashion studies I took two years of specialized courses in fashion history, and it goes without saying that historical France...

Posted on April 18, 2008 1:05 PM

Happy Hearts Day!

In preparation for Valentine's Day and just because I like hearts (awwww!), I'm currently creating a mini collection of original bag designs, all limited edition for a limited time. A few of my inspirations: Hearts, plaid, kilts, sport chic, flowers...

Posted on January 15, 2008 7:34 PM

Celebrando lo mexicano!

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in her garden messenger bag, corazones and black lace tote, and a metallic sugar skulls* messenger bag. Viva Mexico! Click here to purchase the Frida Kahlo messenger bag. Click here to purchase the Corazones and...

Posted on September 6, 2007 5:25 PM

Pin-Ups!

Pin-Up tote bags are now in my etsy shop at Casa Tortilla, just because I love 'em :-) NEWSFLASH: After just one day, two of my pretty pink pin-up totes have already been snatched up. There's only one left, so...

Posted on June 9, 2007 3:33 PM

Calaveras!

About a month ago I used this fashion fabric to make myself a tote I use to carry small knitting projects and/or my lunch. I've gotten so many comments on it I decided to whip a few more out and...

Posted on May 19, 2007 3:07 PM

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