I usually don't work from patterns. I get an idea, sketch it out in my head, maybe sketch it out on paper and just start cutting. Yes, sometimes there are words to be had, sometimes I stop speaking to myself and there is a lot of hmming going on. But working patternless is a little freeing. It also gives me a chance to problem solve on the fly.
This bag is roughly 14" by 10." The bottom is cut and pieced so that it will sit on a table supported by whatever is inside.
outside main panels
inside notion pocket
magnetic catch link
The inside pocket is divided it up into one larger compartment for scissors needles, etc and then four long narrow pockets for crochet hooks or pens.
Can I just say that I'm very pleased to have my old friend back with me?
I haven't done any real sewing since before grad school - 2005! Before that I sewed all the time. Mister didn't know that I could do this (in his own words). Well, look out Mister!