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Just Like Papa Briefcase turned girly (Momma Quail Patterns tour)

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Mais uma pattern tour aqui neste cantinho. Normalmente sinto-me sempre feliz e agradecida por cada uma delas, mas confesso que neste caso, sinto-me muito orgulhosa da designer em causa. A pattern tour de hoje, é organizada pela Amy McDonald, e ela é a criadora por detrás dos moldes Momma Quail Patterns. Eu testei o que foi o primeiro molde dela (aqui) e fiquei muito bem impressionada, colocando-a de imediato na minha lista de preferidas. Fiquei muito feliz mesmo quando soube da tour e claro que me candidatei também. A Amy tem 12 moldes disponíveis, e entre eles, está esta pasta que ela criou porque o seu filho de 3 anos adora a pasta do avô. Escolhi este, porque o Natal é já daqui a umas semanas, e para quem gosta de fazer as suas prendas, o tempo começa a apertar, assim, que unindo o útil ao agradável, decidi transformar estas pastas, tão masculinas, em malas para meninas, mais precisamente, malas para as meninas transportarem as suas Barbies ou outras. Fui, inspirada pela minha filha, que pediu uma Barbie rock star para o Natal (tem de ser a do cabelo azul, mamã - diz ela. Tratado!). 

Another pattern tour here. I usually am always happy and glad for each of them, but I have to congfess that in this case, I am feeling really proud for the designer. Today's pattern tour is organized by Amy McDonald, and she's the designer behind Momma Quail Patterns. I've tested what was her first pattern (here) and I was quite impressed, putting her in my top designers. I was really happy when I read about the tour and of course, I signed for it as well. Amy has  12 available patterns, and from those, there's this briefcase she created for her 3 year old who loves his grandpa briefcase. I picked this one, because Christmas is just in a few weeks, and if just like me you enjoy making your gifts, you know that there's not much time left right? So, why not make it count and make a couple of gifts all along? I turned this masculine briefcases into pretty girly ones, mostly for girls to carry their Barbies and similars all around. This was inspired by my daughter, she asked for a Rock Star Barbie for Christmas too (It has to be the one with the blue hair mom! - she says. Taken care of!). 


Nesta publicação tenho apenas duas para vos mostrar, mas comecei a fazer três ao mesmo tempo. Usei o mesmo tecido para todas, a única alteração de uma para as outras é a aplicação da boneca na parte exterior. Cada uma foi feita com uma cor/tecido diferentes. A terceira não tive tempo de terminar, pois embora as instruções sejam muito boas, devido a uma pequena falha no meu inglês, cometi um erro que só vim a descobrir muito mais tarde, depois de horas e horas a costurar - porque estava a fazer as 3 ao mesmo tempo - e tive que desmanchar tudo, tudinho!!! aunffff fiquei tão desanimada, que depois só continuei com uma. E quando a terminei, animei-me outra vez, era tão mais fácil do que o que eu tinha inventado, e depois disso, correu tão bem, que agarrei-me novamente às outras duas, mas acabei por terminar só uma, uma vez que a G. ficou doente e fiquei sem tempo de terminar todas. Facto: as fitas na mala com a aplicação rosa, serviram para tapar um corte acidental que fiz na peça. 

In this post, I only have two briefcases to show you, but in fact they were three when I started. I used the same fabric for all of them, the only exception was the appliqué I used on the outside of each. I used adifferent fabric/color for each. I had no time to finish the third one, because although the instructions are easy to follow, I had an issue with the language which led me to a huge mistake, and I only noticed that after many hours of sewing - remember I was sewing all three at the same time - and I had to unpick it all. aunffff I was so depressed about it, that I only continued with one. When I was done, I was into it again, it was so much easier than what I made it up, and after fixing it it went so smoothly that I went back to the other two. Time was short though, and I knew I wouldn't be able to finish both, especially because G. got sick, so I only finished one more. Fact: the bands on the pink applique briefcase, were there to cover up an accidental cut I made into the piece. 


No molde as opções de bolsos interiores, são um grande para um livro, um mais pequeno para lápis de cor/feltros ou lápis de cera de um lado, e este último alterei, criando apenas duas bolsas, para as meninas guardarem as roupas das bonecas por exemplo. E do outro lado, um bolso com uma janela que permite ver o seu interior, fechado com um fecho (perfeito para guardar as peças mais pequenas como os sapatos, malas, etc). 

In the pattern, you find a book pocket inside, a pencil or crayons pocket, and this lattest one was the only one I changed, creating just two pockets so girls can keep their doll's clothes, for example. In the other side, there's like a window pocket, closed with a zipper that allows to see what's inside (perfect to keep smaller pieces, like doll's shoes, bags, etc). 


Se estão de olho em algum dos moldes Momma Quail Patterns, não esperem pela Black Friday, porque até dia 21, com o código "MQPATTERNTOUR" terão o maior desconto do mês, de 30% em todos os moldes. 

If you are eying any of the Momma Quail Patterns, don't wait until Black Friday to get them, through the 21st, they will be hosting their biggest sale in November. With the "MQPATTERNTOUR" code, you'll get 30% off of all patterns. 

Precisam de inspiração? Visitem as participantes do tour para isso. 

Do you want more inspiration? Visit everyone in the tour for some. 

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  1. Bem gira a mala, sem duvida um grande achado em termos de costura para variar serem roupas. Os desafios são sempre bons. ;o)

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  2. These are so fun! I know any little girl would go crazy for those Barbie appliques!! Thank you so much for being on the tour, despite everything you had going on!

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    1. Thank you. I gave these as Christmas presents and the little girls loved it. Unfortunately I still have one left to finish. My daughter wants it so bad.

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