It seems very un-American to utter that phrase after a pretty nationalistic holiday such as the one this past Monday, but in other ways, the timing of this project is just fine, what with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee coming up this weekend. I'm making this bag for an Anglophile friend who just completed her Masters degree at the University of Minnesota a couple of weeks ago. I hope she'll love it!
Fabric: from the "Cool Britannia" line by Benartex
For an ironic twist, I started cutting this purse out while watching the movie Braveheart, which is all about the dreadfulness of the English. I doubt William Wallace would have found this circumstance as funny as I did.
I'm sharing this British-themed goodness on Freshly Pieced's WIP-Wednesday link party.