Last weekend I got together with a couple of friends and we each sewed up one of Anna'sCargo Duffles.
The fabrics I used are Robert Kaufman essex linen for the handle, RK kona in peridot for the pockets, a happysewlucky text print from spoonflower for the handles, and from Mama Said Sew, the green Kei geo stripe and the gray fabric is Garden by Ellen Baker. (Also, did you know Mama offers free US shipping on all orders over $50?!!).
If you're at all interested in making a duffle, you're in luck! There's a sew-along going on and Anna has recently revised the pattern to give more details. And what? The pattern is a free download? Um yep!
It's rare that I make something that I love soooo much that I'm afraid to use it and soil it, but I'm having that problem with this bag. I just need to get over it already!
I'll confess, Monday is not my favorite day of the week. And that's mostly why I decided over a year ago that if I could not work on Mondays, I would be forever thankful.
Last October, that dream of no Mondays away from home unless I choose came true. So to celebrate my last year of Mondays, I'd like to offer you all a cute little fork paper piecing pattern, born out of my good friend Joelle's need to make a pincushion for her fork pins.
I don't have her pincushion pattern, but if you have any experience sewing at all, it should be pretty easy to figure out.