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Leaf Bag

by greenrabbitdesigns

Good Monday morning to you all! 🙂

Well it’s finished, the little bag I gave you a glimpse of last week.
It’s similar in size and shape to the Apple Bag but obviously different in design.

I’ve lined it in lovely autumnal fabric which of course was the inspiration for my leaves. After quite a bit of fiddling about with graph paper I got what I think and hope looks like a leaf.

The top of the bag is then finished off with a bit of lattice knitting.

On the subject of leaves you may remember last week I showed you the above left hand photo of my cherry tree and was surprised at how green it still looked. Just look at the change in it this week in the right hand photo. It obviously wants to tone in with my bag!

I’m sure you all have noticed my new banner at the top of my blog. Well all credit for that goes to my very talented graphic designer son. Thanks Stuart! 🙂

Have a great week everyone!!! 🙂

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marigold jam November 1, 2010 - 9:57 am

Love it! You are clever. The fabric lining is perfect as of course it would be if it was the inspiration for the design!


Emma Angel November 1, 2010 - 10:37 am

Oh I love it, you are very talented.

Helen Philipps November 1, 2010 - 11:57 am

Lovely little autumn bag! I love the basket weave pattern near the top and the leaves have worked really well. Love the new banner too. Have a great week.
Helen x

melanie November 1, 2010 - 12:06 pm

Oh My!!!! This is utterly gorgeous, I absolutely love it! xxx

Robin November 1, 2010 - 12:42 pm

What wonderful work you do. The knitting is so well done and even. The patterns on both the apples and the leaves are perfect. Thanks for sharing, Love your blog.
xo Robin❤

Ann November 1, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Lovely bag! You are very clever with your graph paper!

Liz in Missouri, USA November 1, 2010 - 1:36 pm

What a lovely bag. I don’t believe I’ve ever seen that lattice pattern before, but I think it’s just perfect with the leaves. You do such nice work.

Jane November 1, 2010 - 3:13 pm

A very autumn inspired bag there Vivienne, you are very talented. I love the co- ordinating lining. I have just walked home from work and also noticed that the cherry trees have suddenly turned spectacular shades of orange, it must have been that sharp frost last week.
Have a great week…..nearly “C” time-LOL!
Love Jane x

Mia November 1, 2010 - 3:47 pm

What a lovely bag, Viv!
I am a huge fan of matching things and I just love how everything is so perfectly matches in your bags, the lining, decorations, colors… Just beautiful!

Happy and colorful week!


alisonb2 November 1, 2010 - 6:18 pm

Love the bag Vivienne and guess what my son is a graphic designer too! Snap!

Julia November 1, 2010 - 7:49 pm

I really love this bag especially the color. You are so talented – I can see where your son gets it from. Love the banner too!

Happy Monday!

nina - tabiboo November 1, 2010 - 8:09 pm

Ooooohhhh yes – I love the banner and the bag as well.

Nina xxx

Amanda November 2, 2010 - 8:49 pm

Fantastic as always!!! This bag looks so warm 🙂

corry November 2, 2010 - 10:14 pm

Ahhhh… you did it again, Vivienne!!! I love how it turned out!! The autumn lining, the leafs and the warm colors make this a beautiful bag!

pamela November 3, 2010 - 10:28 pm

This is lovely, so seasonal and such a level of skill! Enjoying following your blog, thanks for sharing.

pamela x

pamela November 3, 2010 - 10:29 pm

This is lovely, so seasonal and such a level of skill!

pamela x

pamela November 3, 2010 - 10:30 pm

oops sorry I’m rubbish at leaving comments without making a mess doh!

pamela x

handmaidliset November 16, 2010 - 10:25 pm

What a lovely, beautiful bag!!

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