What are you most proud of? That the quilting looks so good. I also like the way the colors contrast and work together. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use your imagination and have fun. Follow the pattern closely for the correct order of steps. It makes a big difference if you doi things in the wrong order. (I originally planned to make a zipper closure across the top of the bag. But I forgot to put the zipper in at the right time. So I went to plan B and used the button closure.