Check it out. I mean, how could I resist that? My excuse was that the finished product would make amazing awesome gifts for people - useful but pretty and handmade - the trifecta of gifting. Except I've never sewn anything following a pattern before. This is labeled "advanced beginner"... so, uh... I may need some help.
But, if I can figure out how to make it, and find the time to make it, and make it successfully - that will be awesome and that chain of events can only happen if I purchase the pattern, so really, it's all very reasonable.