This is a fun project to work on. The pattern is written to use 3.5 in. scraps of fabric to achieve the most darling patchwork bag. Or if you want a quicker make, just use one exterior fabric.The bag has two exterior pockets and only uses 1 zipper. It's a project that is easy for a beginner bag maker, without a lot of expense into hardware. Kathleen has made several examples. Come check them out at the store.