Monday, February 1, 2010

and i present . . . the eleventh craft till christmas!

I'm slightly nervous but excited to try my hand at this Molly Monkey pattern for February's craft of the month.  As is my custom, I made my decision without actually thinking it through completely or reading the pattern instructions.  Once I printed out the pattern and took a glance at the instructions, I started getting cold feet.  There are lots of abbreviations and a few words I will be looking up.  I know they publish English to Spanish translation books.  Someone should make an English to sewing translation book because sometimes I sense that people who sew aren't talking my language.  I had the opportunity to spend about three months in China some time ago, and I honestly felt like I understood Cantonese better than I understand sewing-speak. 

I would love to have one of you join me in this project.  Please!  I will definitely need a fellow traveler on this bumpy journey into the world of Molly Monkey making.  E-mail me at if you are interested.  

Here are the links to Molly Monkey at mmmcrafts and Mikey Monkey.  Another free pattern . . . woo hoo!  Molly is a full pattern, but Mikey is simply Larissa's variation on the Molly pattern to make it more boy-friendly.  Take a look and let me know if you will be sewing up a Molly or Mikey this month.

Craft on!


Heidi said...

I love reading your craft adventures! I'm not crafty but I desire to be! I so want to make boyish aprons for the boys someday...(I was just looking at a previous post of yours) I will have to consult you for help!

elizabeth @ twelvecrafts said...

Wow! You wrote this a long time ago, and I didn't find it until now. I'm still figuring out this blog thing. Yikes! The apron is super fun to make and WAY easier than what I'm working on now. Hope you have a chance ot make it someday!

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