I started this project long before Toby L. Cat showed up, but I got the decorative strip pinned on and then lost all steam to finish. Last week I finally finished and added ties to keep the sides shut.

What is it, you ask? A sewing machine cozy, of course. It keeps things like dust and cat hair out of the machine and interesting small chewable things out of Toby’s way. And it keeps everything, well, cozy.
I’m glad I got this out of the way because I feel a project-filled weekend coming up: The navy gingham will be here soon, and Monday I got fabric for a new summer handbag project. It will be this shape:

But in this fabric:
It is, of course, Toby-approved.