Bag Making is FUN!
January 16th, 2023
 a bi-monthly publication of StudioKat Designs
 Issue #238
Hello and Welcome! 
It's a New Year and a time for new beginnings for us all, right? However, I'm still hard at work on our next new pattern and just in case you missed our latest posting, click HERE to see pictures AND to find out the name we've chosen for our new bag! So while you get started, I'll get back to work so we can publish it sometime in the first quarter of 2023!  Cool
When Will the New Pattern be Ready?
So... we've been getting some questions as to why it seems to be taking SO long to publish our new pattern? And the truth is... it IS taking longer than normal considering that I started work on it in early September.
I recently wrote about this in a recent posting on our website and if you'd be interested in reading it you can do so HERE.
What Was I Blogging About Back Then?
I have such a large archive of writing on our website that sometimes I like to go back and see what I was writing about  during a particular week in the past.

4 Years Ago: 1/17/19- Our New POS System
9 Years Ago: 1/20/14- A "Q" Interview 
NOT! This is obviously facetious!
I know this because my Dad brought home a Maine Coon kitten in his jacket when I was kid and it was literally a fantastic pet & companion! Watch the video and see what YOU think!  {Click HERE to see!} 

A Chuckle for the Day
{Click the image at left or HERE to see a larger version}

An Interesting Read- the Great Purpling
Have you noticed that the street lights are turning purple? Even in a little hicktown like Advance, NC? And as much as I love purple, I prefer my street lights to be white. So if you've been wondering about the "why" behind "the great purpling"...
{Click HERE to read more}
What Being a Cat or Dog Person Says About YOU!
Are you a cat person, or a dog person? The answer to this age-old question could reveal a little bit about your personality, some research shows. 
{Click HERE to read more}
Here's This Month's Discount Offer- the Wrapsody
Our coupon offer for this issue of Bag Making is Fun is for our Wrapsody pattern as well as our Wrapsody Notions Kit!
This fun little bag features FOUR completely separate & customizable individual storage areas. It's literally amazing what this bag can hold PLUS it's lightweight and easy to carry as a shoulder bag AND as a cross-body bag!
And check this out--- from now thru midnight on Thursday night, January 19th you can use this code - 4M33WRAP - to get $3.99 off either our  Wrapsody pattern or our Wrapsody Notions Kit
This coupon code cannot be used for previous purchases, or in combination w/other discount offers & will expire at 11:59pm on Thursday night, 1/19/23. 
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Here's Our Upcoming Show Schedule
Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival 2022 - Feb 23-26, 2023 - Hampton, VA
AQS Quiltweek Paducah 2022 - April 26-29, 2023 - Paducah KY 
 International Fall Quilt Market 2022- Oct 28-30, 2023 - Houston, TX
International Fall Quilt Festival 2022- Nov 2-5, 2023 - Houston, TX
In closing- 
Thanks for reading this month's edition of Bag Making is FUN. I appreciate all of you, and can't wait for things to be better for ALL of us! So that's it until later this month when we'll write to you again!
StudioKat Designs, Inc
137 S. Hemingway Ct
Advance, NC  27006
866-409-8634 (tollfree)