Remember how I mentioned I’ve been on a DIY kick lately, brought on by my illness-induced antsy-ness and disinterest in food? Well, one night recently it drove me to the internet, where I got stuck for hours on a single website. (I fell way down that rabbit hole!) I bookmarked tons of projects, but the one that compelled me to actually make something right away, was a pattern for a bean bag chair. (Do you ever find that while the internet is a great resource, you often have time to either do a project or read about one, but not both? I hate that. I wish we could buy an iTunes gift card for our own time.)
Anyway, the pattern was designed by a sewing blogger. You can find it here. She calls it a Rollie Pollie, and it’s marvelous. It does cost $8, which gave me pause. I have grown accustomed to getting things for free on the internet, but I eventually realized that I wouldn’t bat an eye at a corporation charging for a pattern, and I was actually much happier to support an entrepreneur instead. So I ponied up the money and am so glad I did.