Me, myself and my pouch

I've said it before, but in my case an old saying "shoemaker's children are often shoeless" is so true. My sister complains (and for a good reason, really) that I should wear more of my own designs, to get a conversation started and "then you could slip them your beautiful business card". Thanks sis, that reminded me of an another problem, the cards (still missing).



I found this pretty-reused-striped-sturdy-cotton while thrifting some weeks ago. The piece wasn't quite large enough for a bag (it was a small-ish pillow cover) but the colors were just lovely. I pieced it for a few pouches and some keyfobs and needle felted the birds. And liked it even more. Then and there I decided that this set will be mine.



And because it's only for me, should it lack some details?



Definitely not. The following has no connection to a certain brand or their products, but I think the set is perfect because I'm worth it. The cutest birdie-set ever, so me, (and a great conversation starter too, I'm off to hunt the business cards soon, do not worry sis!), mission accomplished.

Happy new week soon!

Yours,
Mia

18 comments:

Lyn said...

It's lovely, and about time you made something for yourself.....because your worth it!
x

Jane said...

Mia you are missing an opening if you do not carry your own wonderful bags. I wear a lot of my own jewellery and many, many commissions start by someone seeing something I am wearing, asking where it is from and hey presto...a new commission.
You must get also get some cards, there are lots around. You could have your dear Birdies on them?
You are most certainly "worth it" and I love the bright pieces you chose for your own. Show them off with pride, your work is gorgeous. Happy Sunday,
Jane x

Jill said...

Lovin the stripes Mia - and, you're definitely worth it :0)
Get flaunting your wonderful creations.
xx

greenrabbitdesigns said...

What a lovely set Mia and it's only right that you should have a set of your own because you're definitely worth it!!
Get those cards printed too!!! :)
Happy Sunday,
Vivienne x

mynestofyarnandbuttons said...

Just like Jane said, My sentiments completely, you are so worth it and I love them! I think the cards are a great idea, but I have to say I love my cards with the items I have bought. I have a new one for my collection! Yes the package came yesterday and I love the pouch and my extra special coaster. Thank you so much Mia, you made my day and weekend! Show off your handmades with pride!!!! So happy you made something for yourself! take care my finland friend, xoRobin❤

Mia said...

Thank you Lyn - I know :) But it always seems that something business-related gets done before my own things... But not this time!

Have a wonderful new week!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hi Jane,

I know, and I promise to get the cards printed soon, too! I am thinking Moo-cards too with my creations, that's on my to-do-list.

Happy and sunny new week and many kisses to Billy!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Thank you, Jill!

I am a big fan of stripes, knitted and else, and wanted some for myself too, and I'm so happy with my set.

Have a great Monday, and sunshine from Finland!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hi Viv,

Thank you! I promise to get cards designed, it's just my to-do-list is longer than me currently ;) But this gets done, soon!

I wish you sunny days for this week!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Dear Robin,

I am so happy the little package got to you and you liked it! It always makes my day to hear that, I keep worrying a bit when the parcels are on a way...Lovely to hear when they get to their destination.

Happy, sunny and wonderful new week and happy coffee/tea-breaks with you owls :)

Yours,
Mia

Anne said...

Hi Mia, Love this new stripey set "just" for you.
I'm happy to hear you are carrying your own pouches, bags, etc. They will be noticed!! Can't wait to see your new cards.I know you will find something original.

best to you,
Anne
PlumCreek22

Mia said...

Thank you, Anne!

Your messages always make me so happy, lot's of encouragement and caring comes all the way to me :)

I'll show you the cards as soon as I have them, SOON I wish!

Have a wonderful and sunny new week!

Yours,
Mia

Teje said...

Hi Mia! That is a beautiful set and surely starts conversation! I think those happy colours with adorable sweet birds looks like you and are perfect to show your work to people!
xxx Teje

Mia said...

Thank you, Teje!

These stripes make me happy (not to mention the birds) so they're just perfect for everyday use :)

Have a wonderful and sunny week!

Yours,
Mia

Pam said...

Beautiful stripes!
P xx

Mia said...

Thanks, Pam, I'm a fan myself :)

Happy and sunny week!

Yours,
Mia

Beth said...

It's lovely Mia and I'm glad you've found time to make something for yourself. I've also just read you last post and it did make me laugh as we have mice that steal our Alpine/wild strawberries. I've just panted loads more bushes and we've managed to taste a few ourselves this year.

Bethx

Mia said...

Hi Beth!

I am so happy to hear that others "battle" with similar issues and it's not just me :) And I have had taste of strawberries this year too - please see my post on Thu 21st July!

Happiest week with sunshine!

Yours,
Mia