I've done my one step forward two steps back dance. I intend to be moving forward from now on. Because I am now where I was supposed to be yesterday in stitching the tote. Here is what I did to fix my stupid mistake.
And then I...
You wouldn't believe how happy I am to see all those little bits of stitching line up. Now for the lining. Going with the KISS rule this time - Keep It Simple Stupid. The stupid obviously referring to me and no one else.