However, last week it was a treat to enter into a store and actually touch the fabric and see things with my very own eyes. To be able to see the colors in person, the patterns, the textures. What a treat!
Of course, I had stopped in only to purchase some brown wool felt for a project. But, that didn't stop me from picking up this pattern:
... and these fabrics:
Normally, I'm not a huge floral fan but something about the happy geraniums and the gorgeous coral and aqua colors drew me in. I just stitched up the bag last night, and I'm happy to report that it is a great Mama Bag. It easily carried the sippy cups, snacks, money, phone, and keys - with lots of room to spare - this morning on our errands.
Thank you, Brick and Mortar Fabric Store for providing me with a spirit-lifting project. And, that toy table you had in the store was genius. Kids were occupied - mama shopped. Pure genius.