I should say that I took a lot of pictures. This is the tote bag I made for the Pacific Northwest Guild Meet Up in Portland next week. It is made using Robert Kaufman denims and a bunch of other lovelies and I used Elizabeth Hartman's pattern for Perfect Quilted Totes. Awesome pattern. Seriously. I warned Mum that I think everyone is getting a tote bag for Christmas. So this all started when I got the facebook message that the fabric was in last week. I zoomed over to the university library, walked purposely up to the circulation desk and gave the code word, "fabric." The young lady at the desk handed over the package and the rest is now history. I will hand the bag over at the guild meeting tonight and hope that the recipient likes it! I cannot attend the meet up but I will send all my happy wished off with the tote. And I should say that the fabric hand over was done like this because one of our guild members is a librarian at the university. It was all very James Bond in a quilting kind of a way.
Here is the other side.
And a close up... See all the different denims?
Oh... I used a magnetic snap. Squeal! That was a first. The zipper was a breeze.
Oooo. pretty fabric inside the pocket. I think that is scribbles from the Noteworthy line. And some Echo as the main lining. And the other accent fabric is Vintage Notions, I think. And the facing, is Joel Newberry.
Why is there a thread lurking on my label?????
I remembered to add in a key thingie... that was not in the pattern but I like them.