A few weeks ago, my friend, Anna, generously shared a tutorial for her canvas pencil pouches(available here) and I've been wanting to make some ever since. Actually, she showed the pouches on her blog before that, and I have wanted to make them since then, so it's been awhile! She has such a great style and aesthetic.... it's hard to not want to copy everything she makes. Her work is so inspiring!
I finally took the time to make a pouch yesterday, and I absolutely love it! It was a super fun project! (Incidentally, I used scraps that she gave me to make the pouch. So, double thanks to you, Anna!)
here.) I may make a whole series of these, one in each color....I have plenty of tiny triangles ready to go!
Oh! I almost forgot to mention! Next week I will be kicking off a blog tour to celebrate the release of my new book, No Scrap Left Behind. There will be chances to win a copy of the book each day of the tour. I'm excited to officially celebrate the release of the book and show more of what is inside. I hope you will join me.
That's it for me! I hope you have had a good week of finishing! Please link up, and have a great weekend!
Amanda, love the pouch and the pincushion. How many pincushions on your collection right now? You are the Pincushion Queen bar none!!!
Oh my gosh! The napkins!!! Makes me want to fire up the grill. So fun!
I love that you do so many fun little projects. It really inspires me to make some more of those finishes :) And those BBQ Napkins are awesome!!!
Oh my goodness, that fabric is hilarious and perfect as napkins!
You are right about the pouch, cute! And napkins too! Thanks for the awesome link party!
Cute pouch! I have that meat fabric too! I was thinking an apron, but hmm, maybe now some napkins - great idea!
I thought you'd misspelled "neat" fabric until I realized, no, it's actually "meat" fabric! LOL. Guess I need more coffee.
Wauw that pouch is so cute! I always wanted to make something like that! :)
Boy, you are so fast! You must be super organized/efficient, never have to pick anything out, and not be ADD. Cuz I'm amazed at how you can finish stuff. I love your paper piecing project. Thanks for sharing.
Congratulations on your new book, and what a productive week you had! That meat fabric is hilarious! Certainly a perfect conversation starter at any picnic!
Such a lovely pincushion!
Love the meat fabric, perfect for BBQ session!
SO excited about a blog tour coming up to celebrate your wonderful new book!
I will join you and will make a blog post of my own :)
Lovin' everything--but MEAT napkins!! Genius!
GOOD NEWS: a pincushion, a pouch, fun fabric and a book! what more could us readers want!? :)
I bought your new book from Amazon India and I love it to bits!! The tips about sorting out the scraps is really cool. Looking forward for the blog tour
Love the pouch! I've made the Road Trip Case and ever since have had a long list of Anna Graham projects on my to-do list.
it's way cute Amanda. Love it. :)
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