The Experiment…The End

August 21, 2007

And I believe in happy endings. Here is my burlap experiment: a beach bag.

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I am extremely happy with how it turned out. Of course I would do a couple of things differently, but isn’t that always the case. My original plan for the bag was to only have one zippered pocket. As of last night, all that needed to be done was for the straps to be sewn in place. As I was laying in bed, ready to go to sleep, I thought that for the next bag, I would add in a pocket for my book. That’s one of the things that always gets buried in my beach bag. I knew exactly how I would do it so when I got home from work, I ripped out yet another seam and put in the pocket. I’m glad I did.

When I make another, I’m going to make sure I measure things. Most noticeable is my zippered pocket which is not centered. Or maybe it’s centered but the straps aren’t? Oh, details!

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