So I'm making the Weekender, Amy Butler's pattern. This is the 3rd one I've made. The 1st one was years ago - before Hip Stitch, to give you a frame of reference. I use it when we (rarely) travel....it doesn't have much in the way of interfacing - just craft fuse - and so it's floppy, but I love it.
The 2nd, I made for my best-est friend Lisa.....the blog post is HERE (I'm not that great about linking things sometimes, so if nothing comes up, I'm sorry!)
After each bag, I swear that I'm not going to make another one. And then that passes, and after some time, I get the itch again. Like this weekend. Here's where I am:
In the meantime, I'm done with the hardest part - the exterior. Lining shouldn't take long....and then it'll be in the shop with a price tag of $3,000 on it! haha.....haha.....
This afternoon, my almost-11 yr. old and I went to the library. When we got home, I waltzed into the house with my stack of books and told her, "this is one of the happiest feelings ever!" referring to having a stack of new library books. Here they are:
Goodnight - I'm going to bed to READ!