applique · drawstring pouch · handmade gifts · PDF patterns

Sweet Apple and Strawberry Dilly Bags

Oh how I love drawstring pouches or dilly bags or whatever you want to call them. I think they must be one of my favourite things to make. I managed to finally make my strawberry and apple appliqué panels into two sweet matching apple and strawberry drawstring pouches. I love the simplicity of Raw edge… Continue reading Sweet Apple and Strawberry Dilly Bags

handmade gifts · PDF patterns

The Itty Bitty Needlebook

Welcome to 2021 here at Ma & Me Designs. I’m a little excited about the year ahead, and I have plenty of new and fresh ideas I hope can make their way into patterns to share with you.  Starting with my newest pattern the ‘Itty Bitty Needlebook’. This little pattern came to me as I… Continue reading The Itty Bitty Needlebook

handmade gifts · Tutorials

Journal Pen Holder

Journal Pen Holder Tutorial Who else hates it when they pick up their journal or notebook and then can’t find a pen? I feel like this is me everyday. I don’t keep a journal, but I do have a trusty notebook that I keep where I plan all my sewing project and take notes for… Continue reading Journal Pen Holder