A while ago Aneela asked me if I would test her new patterns for a sewing wallet and (totally adorable) teeny weeny needle book and pouch. I said yes straight away and then promptly failed to get off my arse and make them for a couple of weeks. Oops. I thought they needed special treatment so I finally cracked open some Spoonflower Heather Ross FQs that I won at QuiltCon (that was a while ago – nearly time for the next one!).
(blimey, that paragraph was linktastic)
Anyhoo, first with the sewing pouch. I *love* this pattern. It’s got everything you need for popping some handwork in your handbag (or schlepping it from room to room). The see-through pocket is so useful, and is assembled in a really clever way. I did slightly overstuff my pincushion (no, that’s not a euphemism), which made it difficult to attach, but that was entirely my fault. And just look at the cute fabric! Ugly ducks! Pretty ducks! Swans! And (slightly off-topic) Rapunzel!
Must. Calm. Down.
Onto the teensy pouch. OMG CUTE! Also, the construction was so clever. I want to make a gazillion of these and use them for everything.
These patterns are really clearly written and result in such useful and well thought out items. The finish is really professional (even with my, ahem, skills) and I think the pouches would make a fantastic gift. Just putting that out there. *Cough* 78 days to Christmas *cough*.