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hi, i'm maggie.

{like the rod stewart song}

i'm a quirky millennial living in the bay area who loves dark beer, hiking, exposed brick, and creative endeavors, in particular sewing for my four nieces: nora, etta, maya, and neela.

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lorax art kit

lorax art kit

for my birthday this year victor got me "sewing happiness" by sanae ishida.

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i've only made a few patterns from this book so far, but boy the ones I've tried have been awesome, in particular the zipper pouch has quickly become a favorite.

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i made another one of these (first version here) out of this lorax print left over from maya's third birthday tunic.

love aunt maggie sewing happiness | zippered pouch

as with that garment I decided the accent color should be contrasting, and used the same purple for the lining and of course I included one of my labels.

love aunt maggie sewing happiness | zippered pouch
love aunt maggie sewing happiness | zippered pouch

finally i filled it with colored pencils and paper for a quick on the go art kit!

love aunt maggie sewing happiness | zippered pouch

love, 

aunt maggie

 

rainbow apron

rainbow apron

a pinwheel tunic for neela

a pinwheel tunic for neela