We’re back today with a couple more Michelle Patterns’ $5 deals; a Document Envelope combined with the Tablet Computer Sleeve pattern pieces for the $5 Friday special this week.
Both of these documents are “Just Pattern Pieces” (no instructions) for those of you who already know how to sew them. These are simple pouches and the same construction as many of my other patterns.
The Document Envelope is a big pouch designed for carrying files, paperwork, magazines, etc.
The Tablet Computer Sleeves are simple pouches for iPads, other tablet computers, or whatever else you can think to store inside.
Both documents are available together for $5, or you can order the files individually.
All affiliate proceeds till the end of May will be donated to LotsaDogs Rescue. I will be participating in their Six Legged Hike taking place on Saturday, May 25th, it’s an 8km hike and I’ll be walking Billy, a super sweet Saint Bernard, Boxer mix who is looking for a great home.
Michelle is saying goodbye to 8 more patterns for only $5.00! Her last bulk sale was super popular so I thought you might be interested in taking advantage of this one!
• Bracelet Bag
• Cross-Body Bag
• Laptop Sleeve
• Pocket Clutch
• Messenger Bag
• Fold-Over Clutch
• Zip Clutches
• Inset Zip Clutch & Pouch
Click here to purchase this group of patterns.
Don’t forget that all affiliate proceeds earned from Michelle Patterns till the end of May will be donated to LotsaDogs Rescue!
First I want to thank everyone who commented on my post yesterday, I am overwhelmed with your kind wishes and encouragement! I am very sad to inform you all that I have to sell my amazing Juki, but it must be done.
Yesterday hubby came home early and we went car shopping for my new business, (Durham Dog Walking and Pet Services) and got THIS:
A 2003 Volvo V70 AWD with leather seats, sunroof and A/C, I LOVE it!! Renamed the “Durham Dog Waggin’”, this über safe vehicle will assist me as I shuttle my pet pals around town.
So while I’m building my new business, Juki will need to find a new loving home where he can be loved and appreciated. (Sorry, local pick-up only.)
Don’t forget that all affiliate proceeds from the sale of Michelle Patterns till the end of May will be donated to LotsaDogs Rescue!
As some of you may know, I’ve been unemployed for about 10 months now. I’ve been unhappy and discouraged with being an “Administrative Assistant” for which there seems to be billions in the Toronto area, all vying for the same job.
Cookie and I (I’m the one with the glasses).
Last weekend I put an ad on Kijiji offering my dog walking services. After all, I have two dogs of my own, I worked at a veterinary hospital for 6 years in various capacities and took an agressive dog course.
So yesterday, I registered my business name, got a license and a tax number! Durham Dog Walking and Pet Services is now legit!
Tonight we’re looking at various vehicles and the second I get my first customer, I’m purchasing insurance.
There’s a lot of advertising I have yet to do like flyers and business cards, I’ve set up a Facebook page and have started a blog.
Sadly, this means I won’t be sewing and blogging as much anymore. I will continue to participate in the Simply Solids Bee and there’s a super secret project I’m working on but I need to pound the pavement to be successful.
Thank you all for your continued support, please wish me luck in my new career!
I just received notice today that Michelle is retiring 21 patterns and we can get all for just $5.00!! If you’ve never made a bag before, Michelle Patterns is a great place to start. Her patterns are clearly laid out with lots of photos and clear instructions, I have TONS of her patterns!
All affiliate proceeds from the sale of Michelle Patterns will be donated to LotsaDogs Rescue. Our two Pugs were adult rescues and have given us a lot of love and joy over the past 10 years!
Just a quick post of another “Steph in the City” bag, this one’s for my sister.
This is such a great pattern thanks to Janelle of EmmalineBags.com.
Photo by Sixty-6.com
When I first saw the Boyd St. Bowling Bag by Emmaline, I was in love! I selected a fun text print in a 7oz cotton duck in mandarin, turquoise, natural and grey for the exterior, a zig zag in mandarin (10oz cotton canvas) and twill in ocean.
This bag features a roomy main area, interior zipper and slip pockets lots of fun hardware and a pleated exterior. I chose to make fabric covered rope handles as well as a removable shoulder strap. It was my first attempt at making rope handles and although it was a struggle to turn the fabric, I really like the results and the handles feel nice in the hand. I wasn’t sure how to finish the handles but it worked and I will try it again.
The pattern is for the intermediate sewer and although I didn’t find it difficult, I wouldn’t recommend it for the beginner.
I’m also working on another Steph in the City bag for my sister. Almost finished, I need to make the belt, hide my threads and sew up the lining then I’m shipping it off next week!
A little “Happy Mochi Yum Yum” for lining always make me happy, I hope she likes it too!