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free pattern: not your granny’s granny square clutch!

not your granny's granny square clutch

The clutch I made is complete and I’ve written down the pattern and typed it all up for anyone who’s interested (for free, of course)!

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It utilizes the flower stitch sampler granny square I made recently (4 of them, stitched together in a special way) and pairs them with a fabric lining and a 7″ zipper.  A sewing machine is nice but isn’t absolutely required.  The clutch holds a checkbook or an iPhone 6 in a case.

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If you’re interested in finding out more, like the specifications, click here.

If you’re ready to download the free pattern in PDF form, click here!

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comment box below or contact me using the contact form in the menu bar.  There will be even more awesome patterns coming up soon (I’m starting to get on a roll with this pattern thing!) so stay tuned!

I hope you all have the happiest of Holidays, wherever you are, and stay safe if you’re traveling!  See you soon!

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finally, it’s here!

The craft bag I ordered ages ago (or what seems like ages) finally arrived from the UK today, squished in my mailbox.  I was so excited to see it that I uttered a high pitched squeal as I pulled it out.  I must say, Cath Kidston things sure do come in pretty packaging!  Look at this cheery parcel close-up!

It’s so cute, and due to the expensive nature of CK products, I feel like I should frame a piece of this bag because I’ll probably not get anything else from them for a long while.  I must admit I had doubts about spending so much on a craft bag, and oftentimes I regret expensive purchases soon after I buy them.  Not this though.  I am so in love with this bag — I’m glad I saved up a little extra for it!  I’ve been eyeing it for so long…  So here is my treasure:

It is absolutely perfect.  And when I guessed on Cath Kidston colors for my cushion, I was pretty close, huh?

Sorry this post doesn’t have any new crochet projects or anything, I was just so excited about the bag I had to share with you!  I can’t wait to start carrying it around instead of the crinkly plastic bag I had been using before!  Having this bag makes me want to start new projects right away so that I can use it asap.  In fact, my boyfriend has requested another cushion in the same colors as the one above, so hopefully you’ll see the beginnings of that soon.

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