14 June 2010

big news!

I have been keeping a really great secret for... oh about ten months now. My Simple Lunch Bag pattern is being published! In a BOOK. With pages & a cover & a bar code, etcetera.
Wahoooooo, right?!
The pattern is now part of Lunch Bags: 25 Handmade Sacks & Wraps to Sew Today, the second book in C&T Publishing's The Design Collective series. My little bag has come a long way since its inception and now it has a swanky new home in a bookstore near you.
Them's my lunch bags, right there in that basket. Just hanging out, looking good.

Release date for the book is set for mid-July and of course I'll keep you all in the loop. I may even host a book giveaway right here so one of you lucky bastards can spend the whole summer making lunch bags for everyone you know.

(There are two lunch bags lingering in my Etsy shop, in case you just want the fish and not the fishing lesson.)


  1. Well a Big Congrats on your first book deal! This is quite and honor.
    I hope you earn lots of royalties!

  2. I've got me one of them lunchbags. I use it every work day. :-)

  3. Whoa baby! How'd did you manage that? Besides being incredibly talented and wonderful, of course! Congrats a million times over, I'm so proud of you and to call you my friend. Next I'm sure we'll be hearing you have your very OWN book coming out!

  4. So excited and proud and happy!

  5. Wow! This is wonderful news! We all knew you're wonderfully creative and talented...now the whole world will know it too. I can't wait to get my copy of the book when it's released.
    Well done!

  6. Clarissa KilburnJune 14, 2010 at 2:00 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I'll be one of the first in line to puchase a copy...don't suppose I can get it autographed?? : ) ; )

  7. Can I be on the security detail when you do the book signings? If not I will be more than happy to be a very proud Father. But,I do look good in a suit and sunglasses!!! Cheers!!


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