I was really excited to get it finished and it was the first time I ever used an X-acto knife. win, win.
I now know how to iron in fusible interfacing, make pleats, sew and cut the bottom corners to give bags volume, and sew in straps. Plus, I may or may not be a better fabric cutter and pattern reader than I was before I started. And, well, I have a cute new purse.
the inside with some of my junk to give it a little shapeI really like this bag. It's a great size and pretty easy to make. (I only admitted it was easy after I said it was hard and JSS asked what was hard about it and I couldn't think of anything substantial) It was a process figuring out what the pattern meant, but I like it. I'm planning on making at least one more for my mom. Maybe more. we'll see.