The most wonderful time of the year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Movember, that is. I always seem to craft more this time than I do for Christmas, as I come up with new ideas for things to sell during fundraising at the office. Last year it was plush mustache keychains, the year before, ornaments. This year I designed my Hipster Animals collection through Spoonflower and made change purses.


I followed the tutorial for Lil Cutie Pouches by Noodlehead. The test swatches were large enough to use, which made me happy that I didn’t have to waste the fabric. The exterior is a nubby canvas that I found in a fabric store at Queen and Richmond.


I had some small swivel clips and D-rings, so I also made some that had wristlet straps. (I found the binding at a store; I didn’t sew it myself. I didn’t have the patience.)


I also made bookmarks out of the scraps, and everything sold at the office craft/bake sale, except three pouches and two bookmarks. I’m not sure how I’m going to top myself next year.

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