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New Things

by greenrabbitdesigns

Thought I’d show you some of my new bits and pieces today.
Firstly are the gifts that the Easter Bunny brought to me.
A beautiful jug from my favourite shop, Avoca.
The jug had some caramel eggs inside which sadly I can’t show you as I’ve eaten them!!
There was also a large bar of wholenut chocolate from the Easter Bunny but alas it’s also gone!
I was also very fortunate to receive a lovely Japanese crochet book, how clever is that Easter Bunny!

These Japanese crochet books have become very popular and they’re popping up all over the place in blogland.
There are some beautiful designs in this book and hopefully I’ll be able to work out the charts as my Japanese isn’t wonderful! πŸ™‚
I have it on good authority that the Easter Bunny got the book from here, in case you’re interested in purchasing one for yourself.

Finally I want to show you the lovely fabric that I ordered from Saints and Pinners.
It arrived all wrapped up like a beautiful little present!

I’m always on the look-out for new fabric for the lining in my little bags.
I found the link for this supplier on Beth’s lovely blog, The Linen Cat and they have a lovely selection of fabrics.
So many in fact it’s hard to choose and to be honest restrain yourself, however I decided on the two above.
Now all I need to do is to start making some things as I’ve been a bit slow on the creative front this week.
Too much chocolate, perhaps!!! πŸ™‚

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thelinencat April 8, 2010 - 7:10 pm

Thanks so much for the mention and I’m glad you’ve popped over to S & P’s as they provide such a great service, isn’t exciting to get such a nicely wrapped parcel?

I yet again have crochet envy, I think I really have to spend time at least learning granny squares if not basic flowers but I worry I will become obsessed and have even less time to spread around.

Hope you’re having some sunshine, it’s been glorious here today!!

Bethx

greenrabbitdesigns April 8, 2010 - 7:57 pm

Oh, the package from S & P’s was lovely, like getting a birthday present.
Crochet is great fun to do but highly addictive, be warned!!!
Yes our weather today was lovely and I think it’s to be even better over the weekend. πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Justine April 8, 2010 - 8:55 pm

Lovely fabric Vivienne! Saints and Pinners are great aren’t they, fab selection of fabrics and even better customer service! You know if you send them pics of your makes they’ll add you to their blogroll. Justine xx

greenrabbitdesigns April 8, 2010 - 9:21 pm

Thanks for that Justine, I didn’t know that! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

corry April 9, 2010 - 10:24 pm

I love your new fabric..your roses/ polkadots jug and the Japanese crochet book looks fatastic too!
Have a nice weekend Vivienne πŸ™‚

greenrabbitdesigns April 10, 2010 - 10:54 am

Thanks Corry, you have a good weekend too! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

melanie April 10, 2010 - 10:49 am

I love the jug, it is so very pretty. xxx

greenrabbitdesigns April 10, 2010 - 10:56 am

Just have to get some pretty flowers to pop in it, Melanie!
Vivienne x

sumea April 12, 2010 - 9:12 pm

i left a comment in the post below about your goodies exept i forgot to say how sweet i thought the jug was.
also wanted to thank you for your sweet comments xxx

hugs xoxoxox

sumea

greenrabbitdesigns April 12, 2010 - 9:40 pm

Thank you Sumea it’s always lovely to “visit” you. πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Mia April 19, 2010 - 11:26 am

Thank you so much for your visit at my blog, Vivienne! Yours looks great, I am now starting to look at the older posts.

I LOVE that crochet book even I cannot either crochet or Japanese πŸ™‚ but who cares, when the pictures are adorable? IΒ΄ll check that etsy shop-link too, thank you for sharing!

Many sunny greetings from Finland and happy crafting!

Yours,
Mia

greenrabbitdesigns April 19, 2010 - 12:15 pm

Thanks for visiting Mia, it’s nice to “meet” you! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

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