Thursday, January 12, 2017

A cover for my Quilter's Planner

For Christmas, I bought myself a Quilter's Planner. I typically use an electronic planner for work and I was starting to also plan my quilting projects and blog posts in there, but having everything I need for a quilt project in one place just made sense to me, so I went ahead and ordered the Planner.

And boy am I glad I did! I'm literally in love with my Planner...

So much so that I decided to make a cover for it.  I found the free pattern on the Quilter's Planner website (the pattern is based on a design by Amanda Kattner from What the Bobbin).




I used black and white fat quarters from my stash and decided to go with a purple zipper for a little bit of contrast and fun.

And that zipper pouch is perfect for holding pens, small rulers, whatever!

It even has a little pocket for business cards on one of the panels.


I haven't had a lot of time to sew this week so I'm really happy with this little finish.  To celebrate, I will link up at Crazy Mom Quilts for Finish It Up Friday and at Devoted Quilter for TGIFF.



12 comments:

  1. Looks great! Love that pink zipper with black and white!

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    1. Hehe, Anja and I posted almost at the same time. I said pink, maybe it is purple! Oh well, it's cute whatever color!

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  2. Very nice! I'm using the cover I made last year just cuz I like it so much!

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  3. Isn't the planner the best?!! I'm so happy to see you decided to take the plunge - it was a little pricey with the international shipping, but it's bringing me so much joy. All in all, totally worth the splurge ;)

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  4. Those black and white prints are beautiful and the purple zipper adds real pizzazz! I love my Quilter's Planner too :) Thanks for linking with TGIFF!

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  5. LOVE that you took the time to make a cover for your planner!! I considered making one for mine, but convinced myself that I didn't have time. :o((

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  6. Brilliant idea for your planner!

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  7. visiting from crazy mum quilts. I love that pop of purple in the zip

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  8. Beautiful cover! That is definitely on my list of makes this year.

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  9. Your cover is so cute! I really like that black and white flower fabric with the bright zipper.

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  10. Pretty fabric and cover! I'm impressed by the zipper insert. If you can do that, you'll be a wiz at installing zippers in skirts and dresses!

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