We love old downtown Tucson and had big fun visiting the thrift stores and Borderlands Trading Company. The second night we stayed with Aunt Dotti and reveled in her multiple collections of all things vintage. I "shopped" her collection and came home with a wonderful selection of vintage textiles to light the fires of inspiration.
I also brought home a small collection of vintage canvas money bags to design into small shoulder bags. I made the first prototype this morning, lined in the red Oriental barkcloth pictured above.
In case you haven't figured it out from this post, I am LOVING being in the design mode again.