half-square triangle bag.
I made the first one as per the instructions, using two half squares then quilting them. I then boxed the corners. The bottom one was the prototype. I decided to add a pull tab on the other one and left it without boxing the corners.
I then was inspired to make a couple of project bags from two fat quarters. These are the easiest thing to make and there are lots of videos and tutorials on the subject.
I just happened to have a grey zipper in my stash. Longer zippers are not a problem as they can be cut to any length.
On the left, I made 2" boxes and only 1.5" boxes on the right.
I improvised a pattern based on the measurements of her frames.
found a tutorial.
I recently saw a video on making a zip bag from candy packages. I had saved a couple of the outer packages of bricks of coffee that we like to stockpile when we're down in the States.
After all that, I picked up my Bryggen stitching again and started some of the backstitching. There's still lots of that to do before I'll be done. I may stitch 'Bryggen' 'Bergen, Norway' and my name and date on the bottom. It will fit nicely into an 8"x 10" frame.
Tomorrow Jen1, Barb, and I are off on another road trip - this time to the Needler's Retreat at a resort near Gananoque. We're taking 3 workshops: steeking, knitting a thrummed mitten, and creating a sock yarn blanket. I need to pack...