Methinks it is a token of healthy and gentle characteristics, when women of high thoughts and accomplishments love to sew; especially as they are never more at home with their own hearts than while so occupied.
~Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Marble Faun, 1859
Saturday, April 17, 2010
Tote bag party!
Getting a late start here! I am going to be working on two totes today, both from the same pattern. I've made the tote before, so that will help speed things up a little bit. Here are my fabrics:
OK, the first step is get the outside panels cut and quilted. This part takes the longest to do.