I was at the local market in the village yesterday when I
was struck by an amazing coincidence, that the exact type of fabric that I was
vaguely thinking I would need to make some blinds that Iโ€™d seen in one of the
multitude of magazines that Iโ€™ve been catching up on beside the pool, was there
right in front of me on a stall, and at a bargain price no less!  You may be able to see that this gauzy type
fabric, which I got in a selection of colours with some prints or other fabrics
woven through, shimmers slightly too, which was just a bonus…

Alongside that, I spied this lovely home dec weight printed
linen โ€“ I think it will make a great bag: