Some of my projects have been secret ones. Now that they are delivered I can finally share. =)
April's Sew Sweet Bee queen bee was Donna @ Donna's Lavender Nest. She asked for a strawberry block from Lori Holt's book, Farm Girl Vintage. So cute!!
For the Chosen Sister's Birthday swap, Pennie had asked for an Amy Butler Weekender Bag. I have made it once before, you can see it here, so I took on the challenge to make one for Pennie. As it was the first time, it is a bag that takes a lot of time and you can't hurry through it. For a while I wanted to give up. Dare I confess, I wanted to throw it across the room? But for Pennie, I powered through and I am pleased with how it turned out, even with the flaws. Last weekend Pennie shared she took it to her first quilting retreat. =) That made all the struggle worth it. =)
Terrible picture of the interior.
I send a hearty THANK YOU to my friend Capi, for graciously hand sewing the lining in for me. =)
For the record, this may be the last one I attempt, or at least until I sufficiently forget how challenging it is to make. =D
Have a happy Wednesday!