I really enjoy sewing projects that are quick and bring me almost instant gratification.
L-o-n-g-e-r projects keep me entertained for a while......
but most of the time they get set aside and lost in the pile of other projects.
Some of my most favorite projects are from a website called:
I have quite a few of her (Michelle) patterns and enjoy whipping them up lickity-split!
One great thing about her patterns is that she includes a few different sizes in the pattern.
For example, I bought this pattern and made all three sizes of pouches that were included in the pattern.
Here is the smallest sized pouch of the "Pleated Pouch" pattern.
(I made this pouch for my niece.)
I jazzed it up a bit by using three different fabrics on the front.
I also used a contrasting color of thread for the top stitching on the outside.I thought it turned out really cute!
You should check out Michelle's patterns at
They are fabulous, inexpensive and quick to create! :)