|Pouch pattern from: http://www.sewtogether.com.au/1/post/2011/03/a-tutorial-how-to-draft-a-pattern-and-make-a-zippered-purse-with-a-flat-bottom.html|
I have finished the pouches (bleurgh) that I've been working on for the Pretty Little Pouch Swap, and I'm rather pleased with them, although there was a little bit of (pardon my french) fannying to get to this point! It is always tough when the person does not give much feedback, but I went with the hints about their style, and checked out her blog, which left me with some ideas.
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I also made one of the little Scrapppy Pouches from Katy Jones tutorial on Sizzix this week, and I can confirm that it does indeed take about 30 minutes, which is unusual for me, as usually a so- called 30 minute job is more like 2 hours!
I also managed to fit in a couple of new blocks yesterday for the Pile O' Fabric Skill Builder BOM, which was fun, I really enjoy working with solids (sorry Hadley!), and these feel pretty bold, I rather like them.
And so, as a quick round-up of January, I'm joining Lynne's Fresh Sewing Day, and I need to re-do my list for the new month.
I felt like I had done way more than this, but then I guess there are 18 blocks there, lots paper pieced and with a lot of prep, not much I can do about it now, it's a new month, lets start afresh!