The lid was fun. It only took me until doing the lid to figure out the color scheme of this project with some accuracy! I’ve mostly been relying on the color copy of the project for color placement but not all my colors are positioned correctly. That’s ok. It still looks good!
You do not stitch the central eyelet until you have backed the stitching with interfacing.
I’ll do the inside pockets in August.
Now what do you think? Should I cut it out and assemble the box, and do (hopefully, maybe) the smalls at some point in the future? Or should I leave the fabric intact in order to more easily stitch the smalls? There are 3: a fob (meh), a needlebook (very pretty), and a pin cushion which is a mini cube (fiddly!). I’m torn. I’m afraid if I assemble the box I will be satisfied with this project and never make the smalls. But if I move on to stitch the smalls, I doubt I will assemble the box this year. The whole project could get moved to the back burner. I know myself you see. So maybe I’ll take your votes and do what you all say, friends! Let me know!