This is such a fun pattern. Have I mentioned that I really love Izzy & Ivy patterns? also see this post. :)
I always carried small purses, until I had kids. Now, even though they are older, I guess I'm still the designated "pack mule." I find it's faster and easier if I just cram everything I need, as well as the things they hand me while we're out, if I have a bigger bag. This one does the job perfectly.
Lola Goes Shoppin'. This is a good sized bag. On my bag, I made the bow a little too big...that was my own doing...not the pattern instructions. This was also my first encounter with bias binding.
There is a great zipper pocket on the back of the bag.
As usual for an Izzy & Ivy pattern, the instructions were clear and easy to understand. It also includes full sized paper pattern pieces. I've grown to dislike tissue patterns.