One of my sisters and I have birthdays a week apart. In fact, last week we were the same age (if you're only counting by years, that is). I've been waiting for our mutual celebration to show you this:
It's a "Frenchy" bag designed by Amy Butler. I made it for my sister for her birthday. Quite honestly, this was one of those presents that is a little selfish -- I REALLY want one of these myself, and my sister's birthday seemed a good excuse to make one. I used Amy Butler fabrics, which I found locally at Village Quiltworks. I did use a Joel Dewberry fabric for the lining, see:
That's a magnetic clasp, and there are three sections (two pocket dividers) in the bottom of the bag.
Here's a picture with the button I added. It's just for looks. The colors are more correct in the earlier pictures.
Next up, one for me!