Frankly, I was always intimidated by Annie Unrein’s patterns. After all, I saw the samples – and they were perfect. She is an expert seamstress and teaches threadology classes. I bet she even makes tailored clothes!
But then, I saw her demonstrate at Road to California – and she made it look so simple that I thought I should give it a try.
As soon as I got home, I ordered her iCases pattern. This one has a zippered pocket to hold the cord and has instructions for two sizes – exactly what I needed. Item #PBA218 Retail $9.95
Annie has created a technique that makes all of her bags doable by anyone – even me! It turns out that you create everything in panels. Then the panels are placed on top of each other and bound together like a quilt – now that I can do.
And I did! And now, I feel like my last name should be Bradley. Friends came over last night and thought I bought my first project. I consider that a win!
Soft and Stable – another Annie product – provides just the right amount of body and made the binding lay perfectly.
Item #PBASS2018 Retail $11.95
Why not add some of these projects to your class schedule? Once they see how easy it is, they will want to make more. I immediately ordered three more patterns. These will make great gits – and I already know I can’t stop at just one!
These “Open Wide” Pouches come in three sizes.
Item #PBA246 Retail $9.95
Bling It On! is the perfect carrying case for jewelry or anything small! Item #PBA248 Retail $9.95
Or, start them out with a simple Cut Loose Press jewelry case. Believe me, they will be thrilled with the results!
Gift giving just got a lot more fun!