Pleated Wristlet

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I purchased the pleated wristlet pattern from Michelle Patterns awhile ago.  For some reason I just never got around to trying it out.  When I saw that she was having her annual DIY for the Holidays sale, where every pattern is on sale for $5, I knew that I wanted to make one and do… Read more »

Lined Drawstring Bag

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For awhile now I have been eyeing Jeni’s Lined Drawstring Bag.  She has a free tutorial and also sells a pattern.  I used the tutorial for this bag, but I also purchased the pattern.  The advantage to buying the pattern is that you get multiple sizes, as well as calculations to make whatever size bag… Read more »

Michelle Patterns Messenger Bag

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If you weren’t aware, Keyka Lou Patterns changed to Michelle Patterns, but they are still the same patterns, just from a different business name.  As you might remember, I mentioned that I was working on the messenger bag.  Well, I finished it a few weeks ago and I think it turned out great! It’s a… Read more »

Hooded Towel – Free Pattern

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When Lillian was a baby we always used a hooded towel after her bath.  As she got bigger the towels became too small and the larger ones seem to be really expensive.  So I decided to make one myself even though Lillian got an elephant towel from her aunt.  Who can have too many hooded… Read more »

Coupon File Clutch

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April from Forshee Designs was nice enough to allow me to test her pattern for her coupon file clutch.  She released the PDF pattern awhile ago but I still wanted to post about it.  The pattern directions are very clear and easy to follow.  She has also included pictures for anyone that is more of… Read more »