Mum-of-seven and tote bag designer Ange McElhone with six of her children (from left) Harper, William, Alyvia, Hannah, Sam and Jack.
Mum-of-seven and tote bag designer Ange McElhone with six of her children (from left) Harper, William, Alyvia, Hannah, Sam and Jack. Kerri Burns-Taylor

Busy mum-of-seven has new business venture all sewn up

AS IF seven children aren't enough to keep one busy, Warwick mum Ange McElhone has managed to find time to not only teach herself to sew but perfect the craft and share her talent.

Mrs McElhone has started a home-based business selling her bags and kids clothing, cleverly called Tote-ally Bagalicious.

The busy mum said she was inspired to master the sewing machine while searching for unique and sweet outfits for her daughters.

She soon felt the urge to try her hand at bags and discovered a passion.

The talented designer said most people used her bags as nappy bags and it is easy to see her mummy brain was switched on when planning her line.

"I wanted bags that looked trendy, were roomy, durable and you could just chuck in the wash when they got dirty," she said.

Find Tote-ally Bagalicious on Facebook.



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