I was commissioned to make a collection of project bags for the London knitting store Loop and I spent my winter evenings designing and embroidering them. It really was a good way to spend those cold and dark nights, and even more thrilling to walk to the post office in the spring sunshine to send them off in time for the Northern Hemisphere knitting season.
Susan of Loop sent me the beautiful washed Swedish linen to work with, and it was a dream to embroider on. The linen colours (earthy, berry-tones) inspired the free-form botanical patterns, and the bags have a rambling woodland feel, I think. Each one has a different hand-worked design (you might have seen some of them posted here over the past few months...)
I hope knitters and crocheters will enjoy keeping their projects in them.