I saw some wonderful braided curtain tie backs in cream and black and some coordinating buttons.
Not anything I could use until I saw a wonderful black and cream plaid mid-weight fabric from JoAnn's Christopher Lowell line.
A light bulb went off that the tie-backs, buttons and fabric would make an elegant tote.
The whole purchase was less than $10.00 so I was feeling pretty smug until these purchases got bruied under some quilting projects.
Fast forward until a couple of weeks ago when these purchases finally saw the light of day from many months ago.
Instead of burying them again, I bit the bullet and made this:
Pretty elegant, even if I do say so myself.
Further validation is that the Girls really seemed to like it as well.
Just goes to show every female knows a good bag when they see one.
I am especailly proud that the outside pocket is almost invisible on the ouside as I actually matched up the plaids.
What was Alex doing while the Girls and I were admiring my handiwork? Eatiing the sticky weeds in my lawn!