The teacher asked if we will be in the class next semester, and I think I shall. I'm going to need help finishing this silly overnight case--last night, I started step 3: make cording. I cut and started sewing the bias binding. There are about twelveteen more steps, and I'm not sure I've got the fortitude.
I did manage to finish this for my dad, the beer wholesaler:
And this for my MIL:
It's an eyeglass case made from felted wool sweaters. But it didn't come out nearly as cute as Betz White's stuff. It did only cost about $4. And I made it with love...
Just in case you are keeping score, all the presents showed up: Cariboo for the little one and two Gryffendor hats and scarves for the Potter-crazed nephews. (Yeah, I paid a lot but I couldn't have whipped those up in 3 weeks.) So I'll be going away soon, but I'll try to stay in touch. I mean, it's only England. I think they even have the internet.