I'm currently traveling by car with DH to the mountain states from our home in DE. What a beautiful country we live in! I did take some needlepoint with me--the Stitches for Effect Classes offered by SNS, and have completed the Sky's The Limit class. My wonderful neighbor made a tool travel kit for me which uses metal measuring tape lengths to open and close the bag. What a nifty (do people still say nifty?) idea.