Helen's Daughters Studio

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Facebook Live - Mariella and Then Char


Mariella and Char are going LIVE!
Mariella on Saturday, June 27 - starting at 10 am!
Char on Saturday, July 11 - at 10 am!

We're putting up our art fair tents in our backyards and going Live on Facebook. 
You will be able to see us, in our booths, 
talking about our handbags and how you can purchase them "Live". 
(No masks required.) 
Join the FUN.

You can catch Mariella "Live".   
Click HERE!


Watch Char on Saturday - July 11, 2020 10 am Central Time!


Monday, June 1, 2020

Every Monday & Artsy Fartsy Friday!

Every Monday & Artsy Fartsy

Every Monday - Week #7 - Backpack

This is the smallest of three Backbacks I make. 
I see more people are wearing backpacks this Spring. 
This week it comes in three colors. (Look in comment section for images) I can make three in each color. B&W - Blue - Big Dots. 11 1/2" high 10 1/2 inches (at its widest point), 4" deep. 
It has a front zippers front pocket. 
Zippered opening across the back. Grab handle. Plum polyester lining. 
Only one compartment inside. 
Adjustable 1 1/2 inch webbing shoulder straps. 
$82 + $4 shipping. $10 of each backpack ordered will be donated to our Boys & Girls Club "Meals for Families". 
Message me on this page or email me baraboobags@centurytel.net

Week #1 is SOLD

Artsy Fartsy Friday...Dots Handbag. 
12 inches at the too 14 inches at the bottom. 
5 1/2 inches wide. 2 3/4 inches deep. 
Back slot pocket. Plum polyester lining. No pockets on the inside. 
Front side zipper. Copper circle handle. 
Beaded with round bead toes. $145. + $4. Shipping. 
There is only be one.
 We have decided to change how we sell each piece and 
make it more fair for everyone wanting chance to own a
 Helen's Daughters Studio Fancy Shmancy Handbag. 
If you are interested in purchasing the handbag just say WANT in the comment section. 
At 6 PM, we'll put all names in a basket and draw out one name. 
This way everyone has a chance.
 If only one person wants the handbag they will be emailed an invoice. Hope this sounds fair. #1 gets posted on Artsy Fartsy Friday. 

Info at:


Friday, May 1, 2020

May 1st Mother's Day Sale!

Thank you friends and fans!  
Our 2020 May 1st Mother's Day Sale has ended.  
You are the best!

We are planning to have a special event every month.
Most of our shows and fairs have been cancelled for summer 2020.
We are grateful to have you follow us!


Sold - #1 - #2 - #3 - #4 - #6 - #8 -#9 - #10 -#11 - #12 - #13 - #15 #17 - # 19 - # 20 - #21

May 1st Mothers Day Sale

How to Purchase Handbag

     Sale Starts 9 am Central Time

                                  (Emails sent earlier will not be open.)

We are only offering 21 handbags during this sale.

1.   Pick the number of the handbag you want to purchase. 
2.   Email us at baraboobags@centurytel.net.
3.   Give us your email address (please do not use your work email address) and tell us
      the number of the handbag you want to buy.  We will email you a Square Up Invoice.
4.   You will have 6 hours to pay via a safe credit card service connection.                         
5.   The first shopper to email us with the handbag number you want, will be 
      awarded the that handbag.
6.   Handbag numbers will be listed on Facebook as sold when transactions are complete.
7.   Sorry - USA sales only.  
8.   $4  Shipping.  
9.   Thank you.  Add your email address to our Blog and receive our monthly posts. 
      If using a tablet or phone, open up full website and find the email list box.
10. The May 1st Mothers Day Sale Ends at 8 pm TODAY.
11. All Sales are final.  There are no returns.

As a "Thank You" from US each purchase will include a free 
Whatever Bag to fit inside the handbag!

     (The inside of all Char's handbags have a plum colors polyester lining.  
There are no pockets on the inside of our handbags.  Mariella' linings at a gray cotton.)

The Double Pouch

                                                                               H 9"x W 10" x 1"
Front pocket with zippered front compartment.
 Back zippered compartment and cording with adjustable toggle. 
No inside pocket. 






Small Zip Traveler 

H 10.5" x W 8.5" x D 3"
Front pocket with zippered compartment. 
Back zipper pocket and adjustable nylon webbing strap. 
No pocket inside. 






Lavender Handbag
( A fan Favorite.)

6" x 7 1/4" x 1"
Two front zippered pockets.  Back Slot pocket. 
Adjustable 1/2 inch wide nylon webbing - 60" long.
One compartment in handbag.






Heidi"s Handbag
(This style is one of our favorites from the 2020 Design Challenge. )

10 1/2 " top - 13" bottom x 6 1/2 " x 2"
Grab handle. 
 Lobster Claw detachable hardware sewn to a
double folded 53" long 5/8 wide nylon webbing strap.
Slot front pocket.
One back zippered back pocket.
One top zippered compartment. 






Pick out the one you want and email us 

21 Handbags Completed.  
Ready to send. 
 Perfect for Mother's Day Gifting....or treat yourself.

As a "Thank You" from US each purchase will include a free 
Whatever Bag to fit inside the handbag!

Thanks for Checking out Our May lst Mother's Day Sale!

Our Website

Thank you!   
Happy May 1st. 
Our Mother, Helen's, favorite month of the year.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

"Every Monday"


As many of you know, most of our spring and summer art fairs have been cancelled. Mariella and I have decided to start "Every Monday" on our Facebook page. "Every Monday" we'll post something new we've dreamed up in our studios. It will be available to be ordered in the fabrics you choose. Talking with you through Messaging on this page is a fun way and fast way to work out the details. Watch for "Every Monday" - Starting - April 20!!!


Char's first 
"Every Monday" Design
Laptop Carrier


                    Laptop Carrier in two sizes..17"×12 1/2"x 3". And 15 1/2" x 11" x 2 1/2" .
Grab handle. 1 1/2" wide nylon webbing strap.
 Both have front zippered pockets. 
Larger carrier has a zippered compartment in the back. 
All pocket and opening are lined. 
$105. Or  $72. 
$5 Shipping
Can be ordered in any color.

Contact us at baraboobags@centurytel.net 
or through "Send Message" on the Facebook page.

Check out the Facebook Page for more info.

Safe Safe!

Char and Mariella
Helen's Daughters


Sunday, March 8, 2020

Fabrication - The Runway

You are invited 
Fabrication - The Runway

Friday - March 27 *** 7 pm
Marker's Maker to follow until 9:30 pm
323 Water Street - Baraboo, Wisconsin

FREE Admission

More Info at:

Saturday, February 1, 2020

February Schedule

February Schedule

8/9 - Banbury Art Crawl - Eau Claire, Wisconsin

22/23 Fine Art and Craft Fair - Olbrich Gardens, Madison, WI

29 - Annual Garage Sale Art Fair -0 Kalamazoo, Michigan

We are ready to start our season.   
We have some new designs and fabric choices.
We appreciate your support.
Thank you!