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Pinterest Project 2: reversible bag

My other half watched me making this bag and said, "But you have a bag already. What's this one for?".  Apparently this kind of statement only works for bags and shoes and absolutely never applies to records, books or beer.

oh no, Pinterest, what have you done to me?!

I joined Pinterest recently and it has already been responsible for a HUGE amount of skiving.  I apparently need to know, urgently, despite the late hour, how to roll plastic bags so they dispense one by one from a wipes container.  I also need to know, immediately, despite being at work, a million ways to customise t shirts...
Amazing and yet I am now in danger of either being fired or falling asleep in my dinner.
Having said that, it's also been the source of a quick and very satisfying project recently, as a gift for one good friend, using some fab Osbourne & Little fabric given to me a million years ago by another good friend AND being the first time that I have set a zip that I am 100% happy with.
The inspiration came, via Pinterest, from the stylish 'Say Yes to Hoboken' blog and was for a Mini Boxy Make-Up Bag.
Here's their version in lovely stripes with a contrast zip:
On my version, I tinkered with the size, making it much larger at 15" x 11", more of …