Saturday, June 30, 2007

My bag

I left for Toronto on Friday afternoon, after finishing up summer camp, biking around town in the interests of my fish, and generally trying to do everything last minute that I should have spread out over the past week. With half an hour to spare before leaving the house, I decided I absolutely must have a new bag.

Luck was with me (having deserted me the night before in a linen pants incident about which I am not quite ready to think), and the bag creation went smoothly and ended up pretty much just as I wished!

This lovely canvas-type fabric was a sort of impulse buy during my quilt fabric shopping spree, bought with the specific intent of making a new bag. I am ever so proud that I actually followed through.

Naturally, with more time, there are a few extras I would have added - interior pockets, probably an exterior pocket between the straps. It has a sort of secret pocket perfect for my fast approaching Central American travels - a flap from the outside folds over to the inside, the perfect size for passport and money protection.

I really just love the colors. Lately I seem to have been developing an unconscious affinity for dusty pink (the flowers are pink. Upon viewing my picture I see that this is somewhat indiscernible. Oops. In real life they are actually quite prominent). My mother says that it is generally a sort of grandmother color, but then I have always had elderly qualities :)

I think this post takes the prize for the most parentheses. Yay.

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At July 1, 2007 at 12:29 AM , Blogger Donna Boucher said...

Hi AmandaMay!
Thanks for stopping by adding your 'two cents' :o)
Every little bit helps.

Who would have ever thought I would get better quality from Walgreens???

Perhaps our computers are insync :o)

Love that red suitcase on the map...and I love your postcards!

At July 1, 2007 at 8:34 PM , Blogger eb said...

hi AmandaMay - such a delight meeting you today - I'm tickled with the pic I took of you so I'm planning to include it in my post tonight - you are so cute - I hope you like it too - I'm still a little stunned to meet a new friend via France - thanks for being so kind and patient with my dog and pony show - look forward to lunch after your - oh lucky you - travels

xox - eb.

At July 1, 2007 at 9:18 PM , Blogger eb said...

hey! - nice bag - nice blog -

xox - eb.


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