Thursday, 24 November 2011

Bags, blankets & baubles....????

Finally i'm feeling more like my old self again & boy does it feel good!!!! Have been crafting to my hearts content & loving every single moment.
I love crafting for Christmas more than any other time of the year & i have at last almost 
completed my goodies for the swap


Lots more to do before house decorating next week, this is just a very, very discreet peek!!!
Also the bag production is starting to move forward....


Another tweedy in the works & one pretty butterfly bag......



It will go in the shop, although it does co ordinate with my lampshade..... don't think i can wear a lampshade with it though so i'll go ahead & sell  :D 
Been moving with my Ruby fabric at last, not sure if i'll be making cushions or a quilt
I think it'll be a quilt probably for Lauren, as she needs a double bed quilt now to replace the single one I made a few years back


Whatever i decide it can only be real pretty with that fabric, i do so adore it!!!

Ripple is doing good & growing at a nice steady rate, hope to finish well before Christmas.


It'll do well on my bed or just as a throw on my sweet wicker chair.
Do love these colors....


I think I'm about halfway now, must stock up on some yarn to finish!!!

Also just want to wish my American friends a very blessed thanksgiving, hope you are all having a wonderful day!!!!
I'm off to join Ella & Bethany, they're enjoying the Waltons at the mo & i have to say its one of my all time favorite tv series......some hot chocolate first though :D :D :D
Have a sweet evening Lots of Love 
Karen xxxxxxxx

14 comments:

  1. Your ripple is looking amazing, and i love those bags!!!
    Hot chocolate and the Waltons sounds great!!

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  2. ooo waltons and hot choccie - i could do with that!!! i'm sitting here watching the christmas movie channel while the hubbies out xx

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  3. Love the bags!! That ripple is so so pretty! Can't believe how much work you do, you put me to shame! :)
    Have a good weekend. Mandy x

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  4. Butterfly bag....swoon. You have been a busy girl, you must be feeling better (a good thing)
    x Sandi

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  5. Wow you have a lot on the go..isn't it fun? All of your projects look amazing :D

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  6. Lots of creative goodness going on in your corner of the world. I used to love watching The Waltons. When my husband I were first together, he would get up every morning to watch Little House on the Prairie at 8 am. So funny to think of that now. Wishing you and yours all the best for a wonderful weekend. Tammy

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  7. Hello there. "Ripples in the air - Nah nah nah nah nah nah naaaahh..." Beautiful! Purple was my BIG color when I first left home in the late 80's... Everything was purple, preferably lilac purple. I still love purple but I don't really have anything purple at home... Maybe cause my Hub doesn't care for girlie stuff...

    I am done with 3/4 of my ripple. Looks like I am going to make it for X-mas just like planned. Very curious of your X-mas crafts... Pictures are very pretty... I like!

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  8. I absolutely love seeing what you are working on!! :o)

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  9. Hello Karen....You have been a busy lady and everything looks wonderful as always!...I just love your butterfly bag...the fabrics and colours are so pretty...Your ripple blanket is growing too and I am once again wishing that I could crochet!
    So glad to hear that you are feeling so well again and full of energy and inspiration....
    Hope you have a lovely Sunday,
    Susan x

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  10. Nice blog!
    congratulations
    hugs from Chile
    c@
    :)

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  11. You have been a busy bee, Karen! All your makes look lovely....and my, how fast the ripple blanket is growing! Have a happy week.
    Helen x

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  12. What a lovely colourful post hon! So pleased to hear that you're feeling better. Just in time to enjoy the Christmas season ay. Loving your ripple - I am so jealous. Wish I'd used prettier colours on mine now!!! Have a fab week.

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  13. Your bags are truly beautiful and the ripple oh-my! don't you feel calm and happy just by looking at it? it is GORGEOUS!
    Happy holidays!
    Angie

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  14. I agree. Christmas crafting is the best! It just warms the cockles of my heart. Happy day to you, Sweet Friend! :-)

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