I tried some wonky patchwork and machine quilting, added some leather studs, and a little needlework.
It worked for her. I love her creation. Other tote fans, you still have time to enter, last day is November 30, 2011. Visit the Solids-Only Tote Challenge Home Page for entry guidelines.
Visit Rikka’s blog post to see more lovely photos of her tote and see what inspired her.
Image credit: Ricochet and Away