It's Giveaway Day!May is my birthday month so I'm having a few giveaways to celebrate!
Today's giveaway is being hosted by Sew, Mama, Sew!
If you're here for the first time, you probably want to know a little about me and my blog.
I'm a busy mother of three girls, living 'downunder' in New Zealand. I design knitting patterns for children's clothing, constructed seamlessly from the top down (my patterns can be found here). I also love to sew, mostly clothes for my girls, and currently teach basic sewing skills to a group of 10-12year olds once a week at the small school my girls attend. This blog is a way for me to showcase all the crafting and creating I get up to.
But what you really want to know is: What is my prize for Giveaway Day?
Last year I made myself a knitting work-in-progress (wip) bag that is used constantly.
My wip knitting bag
I loved the pattern from the first time I saw it on the U-Handbag blog and since making this one I've wanted to make another one just for the fun of it. I decided that it would be a perfect bag to have as the prize for my giveaway!
I thought it might be a bit too big and bulky to post so I shrunk the pattern to approx 3/4 size and left out the fleece padding to make a cute compact handbag.
The bag measures approx 24cm wide x 20cm high (approx 9.5" x 8") and the handles are about 18cm (approx 8").
I've put in a handy little internal pocket (approx 7cm/3" x 12cm/5") and the bag closes with a single metal snap. I can't remember the name of the fabrics used as it was a stash-busting project, but the main fabric is light pink with swirls and the lining is a lavender mini floral.
The bag is fully interfaced, including the handles, which is a bit stiff when new, but softens up nicely with use.
Now, how do you enter?
It's really easy. All you have to do is leave a comment below telling me what it is that keeps you interested in a blog and makes you want to comment on a post?
I will draw the winner on Friday evening (27 May) so you have until then to enter. Only one comment/entry per person and there are no extra entries for facebooking, twittering, etc but you are welcome to anyway!
This giveaway is open to anyone, anywhere that I can post to.
PLEASE include a way for me to contact you in your comment or your entry will not be valid.
PS. I will be celebrating my 100th post very soon with another giveaway, so make sure you become a follower so you don't miss out on hearing about it! Also, scroll down (or click here) for a chance to win a hand-knitted shawl in my Birthday Giveaway!