Have you seen the uber cute macaroon pouches? They are cute and tiny and you can customize them using embroidery, fabrics, even crochet. All you need are some scrap fabrics, a zip and some large covered buttons. Here are some free (with great photo instructions) patterns on how to make them. I found these online a few months back, but wasn’t sure if it was easy to find the materials needed, because all the Japanese sites seem to point to these macaroon pouch kits that include all the materials. It was not till recently that I realized the plastic piece you need for the backing is actually just a large cover button. I haven’t seen those in such large sizes though, so I’m not sure if they are easy to find. Anyway, it looks like a fun project if you can get your hands on the large cover buttons. And a really great gift as well.
- Andy’s Room – http://andy3.blog46.fc2.com/blog-entry-439.html
- neige+ 手作りのある暮らし- http://yunyuns.exblog.jp/16763791/
- + Le tiRoir+ http://snow44.blog82.fc2.com/blog-entry-457.html