Yesterday I spent the afternoon with my daughter and 4 of our 6 grandchildren at the pool on a lovely sunshine filled day in Irvine! Our 2 oldest grandsons, Elijah and Caleb learned to swim underwater,
and the next in line, David, is not far behind his cousins!
|Elijah and Caleb take the plunge!|
It was so much fun to have a day in the pool and to see my beautiful daughter relaxing in the shade with her beautiful little Evie snoozing peacefully in her stroller :)
|Evie looks happy, doesn't she?|
Well, I realized when I got to to the pool that both April and Kristina had packed the kids' towels and lunches in the fun bags I made for them for Mother's Day and I had my stuff in the old bag I got for free when I ordered some scrapbooking supplies years ago. Why is it that the cobbler's family never has shoes? So I decided when I got home that it was time for Nana to have a fun pool/beach bag too :)
|I had to include my sun hat in the photo because I was wearing it yesterday and my 5 year old grandson, Caleb looked at me and said "Nana......is that a Sombrero?"|
I used the same pattern that I used for the Mother's Day beach bags - Simplicity 9658 View C. I love the size of this bag! I added extra pockets inside. I used dark blue denim for the base and the handles and Sweetwater green dots on cream fabric for the outside. You know I had to use one of my Sweetwater labels :) I used Anthology floral fabric for the lining. I love that I have a fun beach bag now too! Maybe I'll actually keep this one for myself instead of giving it away :)