So, I think I’ve got the proportions right on the messenger:
Add the Mega Messenger:
I’ve gotta make them one more time before they’re perfect. I was going for a softer texture, so I used Stacy’s woven interfacing, rather than the stiffer craft fuse I usually use. I don’t like how the sides don’t have enough structure, so I’m going to try to use craft fuse for the box that is the base of the bag, and the woven interfacing for the pockets etc.
Oh wow! Your work is lovely. I especially love the family tree quilt.