My friend Sandy retired on Friday. She loves to Sail and also enjoys Hot Air Balloons. so I made her a tote.
I used my Marti Michell templates to make the Sail Boat.
The Hot Air Balloon is a panel left from previous project.
I used Insul Brite so that it can be used to keep her wine and cheese chilled when she sails.
This is the first tote I have made with a Zipper Extension. I found the tutorial at Mary Grace's blog http://www.hookedonneedles.com/2009/01/tote-bag-tutorial-lesson-6-zippered.html
I also like the way she added the pockets to the lining.