15 April 2012

An Irish Road Trip: Giveaway Winner

Hello there!
I hope you had a wonderful Easter - a bit of sunshine, the children off school, eating too much chocolate, happy times with the family.... I did manage to get a bit of sewing done though....this is a new pattern I've been working - its for a knitting bag:
Inside there are lots of pockets for needles & a wee purse to hold row counters (I used Rashida Coleman-Hale's snappy coin purse tutorial)
I love these fabrics - they're from the Backyard Baby range which I got from Annie at The Village Haberdashery (she's also got the Flea Market Fancy range if you live in the UK)
But back to business: to-day we celebrate the Titanic, possibly the greatest piece of engineering to come out of Northern Ireland, and to remember the devastating loss of life in its tragic sinking 100 years ago when it hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage.
Most of us in the North of Ireland live within an hours drive from dramatic coastlines & incredibly beautiful beaches like the White Rocks which is about 5 miles from our house
Which leads me to the Irish Road Trip Giveaway.... according to random.org the winner of these 40 "shades of green" fabrics & the yummy Avoca recipe book is:
Congratulations Indianna! Would you mind please emailing me your address so I can get this lot of lovies off to you
Thanks so much to you all for the lovely comments....I loved hearing from you & hope you all have a wonderful rest of the weekend
Take care


  1. Oh I love White Rocks beach! Congrats to Indianna and great job on the new bag :o)

  2. I love the bag! and thanks for sharing the coin-purse tutorial, something new I discovered!
    Congratulations to Indianna!!

  3. Wonderful bag!
    Congrats Indianna - enjoy your green with envy bundle! xxx

  4. Fabulous!
    Congratulations to Indianna and thanks for a great giveaway!
    I really enjoyed the road trip! are you going to do another??????

  5. I love that knitting bag. And congrats to Indianna on that gorgeous green bundle

  6. Yay for Indianna. Fab prize. Loving your new knitting bag. It looks great and well thought out with all the pockets, etc.

  7. Congrats Indianna! Lovely bag & pics K! Jxo

  8. Oh gosh those 40 greens will more than double the size of my stash! Thankyou so much and I will bake a cake from the book to celebrate :o)

  9. Congrtulations Indianna! The bag looks beautiful, love all the handy storage inside :)

  10. Congratulations to Indianna, that is a lovely group of greens! And we are remembering the Titanic here in Canada too.

  11. Lovely bag and photos of the coast. Congrats to Indianna on that stash and cook book. Di x

  12. Gorgeous bag! Congratulations to Indianna!

  13. found your blog today and am following along. I live in the USA, but have a bit of Scotch-Irish blood in my heritage. I look forward to following along and getting to know you.

  14. Love that little bag and I had a little look at the purse tutorial I'd love to try it still want to see pictures of mcginty