Well, I've just finished blocking the Brea Bag I made over the summer. In four years of knitting, this is only the second thing I've ever blocked because I hate to do it. I know I'm supposed to, but most of the things I've made have been okay without it. Not this, though. I needed to block before seaming.
Here are some pictures (Sorry if the flash makes it hard to see). I did it in Cascade 220 in charcoal gray for winter, because there weren't any good colors in the Alpaca, and I think once it's all done it will be nice. So what if my gusset is 4" too long.
Here's the pattern: