My sewjo has been low lately, both because of that terrible pack sewing experience and because my brain is focused on COVERED BOXES. But I got an email last week that Grainline had 20% off their Field Bag pattern, and I had a kit (for a different bag) sitting around that had fabric and webbing, and I knew Grainline’s instructions would be impeccable. So I bought it and sewed it up in an afternoon.

I’m sharing the pattern illustration both because I didn’t get really detailed photos and because this is how it’s done. That LearnMYOG guy should take notes.

The webbing in my kit was wider than what the pattern called for, but it works. I like how it looks like a little pumpkin when it’s all gathered:

And it matches all my seasonally-appropriate sock projects: