I also recently completed a Super Shopper for Beth! She got it a couple days ago and I hope she's enjoying it! Let's start with some preliminary pix!
Sometimes taking a photo of my choices and viewing them on the computer helps me decide if I really like the direction I'm heading. I wasn't sure about putting all of these together but once I saw them on the iMac, I was sold:
The rich green print would be the majority of the outside - see the pockets I've already made (above)? Just a touch of teal. Rather conservative or formal on the outside.... then how about the wild ZEBRA print inside?!!? :)
Here are the lining panels, with the pockets sewn on:
Here is the bag, all set to go:
I didn't think those fabs would work together, but I LOVE them! I quilted in a variegated teals quilting thread, to help unite it all.
I toyed with doing the straps in one of the teal fabs, but opted for black polypro. I love the contrast:
I popped the lining up about 3/16 of an inch or so as a playful accent, as you can see in the shot above. Here's a look inside the bag!
I also threw in an eyeglasses case for Beth, just because I wanted to.
Beth, thanks for the order! I'd love to see pix of you and/or your boys (two-legged and four) with your new bag!
And thank you for reading!