Month: March 2013

Myki Keeper

Necessity is the mother of invention. O.k. it is not an amazing invention, however a friend of mine said “Mel you need to sew me something to keep my Myki Card in”.

Sew here it is, made with 100% cotton designer fabrics and aurifil threads, quilted on the outside, fused stabiliser on the inside, sturdy clear plastic which:

1. Keeps your travel card secure and safe
2. You can see the card
3. No need to take the card out of the pocket, just swipe and go.

There is room for another store card, or your business cards, or perhaps your ID, in case you lose it and some gorgeous honest person wants to give it back.

(for those reading this from another country – or planet – a Myki Card is a new transport pass introduced by the Victorian Government. My Myki Keeper will also suit any similar travel card, or business card, or store cards!)

I will eventually make a pattern for these, but in the mean time you can find them in my Etsy Shop – go to the My Esty Shop tab above and click on the link.

More sewing to do tomorrow!
Hope you are having a nice Easter


Free Passport Pocket Pattern

I have my IT expert in town (my daughter has come to visit) and she is going to help me work out how to attach a PDF of a Passport Pocket pattern.  I wrote this pattern to include in a gift for the girls in my local quilt group.  We made up kits for Christmas.


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Picklefish Passport Wallet

Well hopefully that worked, and if you click on this link a pattern will appear.   I have made several of these Passport Pockets for friends travelling overseas – and they loved them!   Enjoy the pattern.  Mel

My Studio

Here I go, joining blogland and hoping to have as much fun posting as I do reading all the other crafty contributions in cyberspace.

I have lots I want to share with you, and lots to learn I think.  There is more to know about posting than I thought so bear with me as I navigate my way along the journey.

First of all let me show you where I sew.  I’m extremely lucky to now have a dedicated studio in the back yard, a place to gather all my goodies and house all my “started projects” .  And there are lots of them.

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Well this is the outside.

I was going to wait until I tidied up a little before I showed you the inside, however, that is highly unlikely to happen in the near future so here is my space, cluttered, busy and ….sew up my alley.

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I’ll be back with more, see you then.