I saw the cover of the new book Scandinavian Needlecraft, by Clare Youngs and fell in love with the bag featured. I drafted my own pattern based on the cover image, blended that idea with inspiration from those red, painted horses you see in Sweden (and Ikea!) and came up with this little bag:
It was such a fun project. Everything I was doing was a 'first' for me. I can't wait to make another!
For more info, photos, and the backstory to this project, you can visit me at www.canuckcraft.blogspot.com
Thanks for looking.