Just before I went handwork crazy with all those hexagons I got this book for my birthday.
Fun projects and great pictures, but the best part - it comes with PRECUT pieces for making the purse on the cover. PRECUT! Ready to sew. How wonderful is that?
Talk about a quick way to have a sense of accomplishment. I love to sew - I hate to do the prep work (kind of like painting a room). I did add a lining to the bag to give it more structure and included a zippered pocket, but still, the rest was already cut out!
Now if only all the garment projects I have in the wings would magically prep themselves for sewing. I need some elves to come visit me.