Once I put all my *necessities* into it, I was able to stop focusing on the imperfections. I think I'm satisfied with the final product.
My old everyday bag has straps with D-rings to cinch the bag around the top. Not motivated to drive half an hour for D-rings, I used magnetic snaps.
And I managed to find a spot to add my tag.
I've been drooling over these screen printed fabrics, now for sale in Lara's shop. I like the crane one best, but it's no longer available. More gorgeous fabrics here, by Kristen Doran .