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Michelle (michellepatterns.com)
Portland, OR USA
Interests: sewing, crafts, etsy, embroidery, art, quilting, diy, small business
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Farmdale Blossom This post contains affiliate links. Look what's back! This is Farmdale Blossom from the Alexander Henry Vault and it is a reprint of a well loved fabric from 5+ years ago. Many of us have been dreaming of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This post contains affiliate links. Here is the first of what I hope are many, many more Grocery Bags in 2018. It never seems to get old making these bags. It definitely helps that they are endlessly useful and so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This post contains affiliate links. This next sample sale item is a card size zipper pouch. Sold - Thank you! This is Size 1 from the Intro to Improv Zip Pouches. This fabric is from a few years back so... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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The next sample is a small Grocery Bag made from denim and a fabric from Moda called Spring Bouquet. Sold - Thanks! This bag has a tie closure, which I've added to a couple bags over the years. My personal... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This post contains affiliate links. A few more sample sale items will be posted today. This one is another bag made while writing the Improv Zip Wristlet pattern. Sold - thanks! The floral fabric is Wild Flower from the Farm... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This post contains affiliate links. The next sample is a zipper pouch with the same kind of flat bottom as in the Peony Pen Pouch. Sold - Thank you! This pouch started out as the Intro to Improv Zip Pouches... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This post contains affiliate links. Ok, here's another sample sale item ready to find its new home. Sold - Thanks so much! This one is a large Grocery Bag made from this cotton canvas fabric from Cosmo Textiles. It's lined... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This post contains affiliate links. Next up in the sample sale line up is this Improv Zip Wristlet. The exterior fabric is a light weight denim and the pink stitching is YLI Jeans Stitch thread in hot pink. The inside... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This post contains affiliate links. It's come to my attention no sample sale items have been posted here since 2016 (!), so let's squeeze a few in here during the last week of the year. The first sample is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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All 42 blocks needed for this scrappy blue quilt are complete! This quilt has been in UFO status since 2013. Oh my and oh dear... This is my second QAYG quilt and you can read more about the first one... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
Hi Julie: Thanks for sharing your hack! It does sound very cute and I'm going to try it out after the first of the year.
Toggle Commented Dec 19, 2017 on Divided Grocery Bags at {michellepatterns.com}
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Wow, I've finished three divided Grocery Bags this week! Maybe it was really more like a week and a half. They also don't take too long, so there's that... All three are available in my etsy shop. Below is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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With a few exceptions, most of the pincushion cuffs I've made have been the size in the pattern. But last week someone requested two larger ones, so off I went to make them. The one picture above was the largest... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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Fat Eighth Spring Bouquet More of this Spring Bouquet print by American Jane for Moda arrived and I ordered just in the nick of time because it's getting hard/impossible to find! My favorite snaps in the whole wide world (Snap... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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One thing I'm going to remember about this year is that I learned how to make a few different types of boxes and an envelope from chipboard, and all of them have been so helpful with shipping. Just knowing I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This pink fabric was out, and calling to be made into some sort of smaller bag. So I made a simple zip top clutch using the medium size pattern piece from the Zip Pouches pattern. Inside there is the #1... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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Tiny Scraps Chambray Scraps Red and White Polka Dot Scraps Save Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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I've been working on a few more of these divided grocery bags using what's left of my stash of this fabric from Kokka. The last one in the cream version of this print is already spoken for, but this pink... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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Here's a little birthday gift for someone! This was made using the #1 template in this document. It's cute, eh? I've made a number of kitty patchwork zipper pouches in this size, but I'm close to being out of this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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I needed to make a super fast birthday gift today, so I whipped up this little zipper pouch. This was made using the #6 template in this document. The fabric is this print from Kokka, and the black split rings... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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I've been collecting some new fabric, so there are a few new fat eighths in the fabric section of my etsy shop. The one above is from Helen's Meadow collection by Helen Dardik for Clothworks. In the next few days... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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Double Zip Tool Pouches - Size 3 This pattern is ready to go! Many thanks to everyone who pre-ordered. There might be another pre-order pattern in the future, or maybe there will be a survey so I can get a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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People have asked about a pattern for this type of bag and I'm up for it, but want to make sure you are too. So this one is a pre-order pattern and so far things are going well. This will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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Finished this up the other day and it's now ready to go to its new home when its person comes along. Both polka dot prints are Moda and the floral is Sevenberry for Robert Kaufman. I also wanted to let... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}
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This and That: Curious Cats + Flowers in Teal Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2017 at {michellepatterns.com}