Warm memories of elementary school lunches gave Chase, of 1/4″ mark, the idea of making a modern version of the kin-cha-ku bag. Her mom used these to wrap the metal boxes that contained her noonday meal. She explains that traditionally these serviceable bags are made from a single layer of fabric. Here she saw an opportunity for improvement. In a word, P-A-T-C-H-W-O-R-K!
Click the link below to read her entire post. It will inspire you to create from your own memories.
Patchwork kin-cha-ku, by Chase
Image credit: 1/4″ mark