Saturday, December 8, 2012

Zig Zag Bag!

do you remember what my goals were for last saturday?
well i really didn't expect that you would
after all i can hardly remember that far back myself!
i wanted to sew the 2 cushions for miss a's 'being renovated' room...tick!
i also wanted to finish the last of 3 bags for ms it's a tick for that as well...
{...and the apron..well i cut that out just this morning!}
my list is nearly done.
this is my 'zig zag bag'
the last of three bags for ms d...
i love the way the zig zags make other geometric forms
when two bits of zig zag meet.
last year was so busy and emotionally fraught
as we tried to get ready for the wedding in taiwan
that i can't really even remember enjoying the lead up to christmas.
this year i am having a good time.
i am enjoying all of the end of year parties...
i've loved picking out funny presents for my daughter & partner in canada
and wrapping and sending off their parcel...
i'm loving sewing a few presents for other people to give at christmas...
i'm going to enjoy decorating a real christmas tree this year.
this morning i found a sign outside a local fruit & veg shop...
christmas trees
i was beginning to think it wasn't going to happen.
well maybe this wednesday there will be a delivery
and i will have an 8 foot high
real christmas tree in my lounge room...
i will try not to 'count my chickens'
just in case.
i can't wait for that piney christmas tree scent to bring pure joy to my nostrils!
are you enjoying the christmas season
this year?
naturally Carol xox
p.s...the little red card at the top was in my kikki.k box of goodies delivered this morning.


  1. You're bag is lovely! And it's good to hear that you are enjoying festive preparations!

    Happy Saturday,

  2. Happy days and good times! Sounds like you are really easing into the Festive Season Carol. Love the bag too. cheers Wendy

  3. Yes, me too! Loving all the festive prep this year, that is! Your bags are lovely as always - the grey is so stylish.
    Have a great weekend

  4. You must be able to whip those bags up in no time now! the zig zags look great x

  5. Such a gorgeous bag Carol. I must adopt some of your cheery christmas attitude. Still quite a but to do here, but not too much if you know what I mean! Have yourself a lovely weekend.

  6. oh i love those bags!

  7. You are doing well with your preparations for Christmas. I feel a little more festive after shopping in Manchester today with my mum at the Christmas markets. Having a real Christmas tree is lovely I hope your dream comes true! X

  8. I love your zig zag bags, you should be selling them! I especially love the inspire one. It itself is inspired. I love the smell of real christmas trees.

  9. Looks like you have been busy, love the bags. We had to pay $50 for our tree yesterday.

  10. That is such a nice bag, Carol! The colours, the fabrics - just lovely! x

  11. thanx visiting me, have a nice christmas :)

  12. Love the sweet card and the gorgeous zigzag bag! I'm glad you're enjoying the Christmas countdown this year :) Hope you do get the tree ok! I'm enjoying the festive preparations too.
    Have a great weekend!
    Helen x


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