Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Hexy Lovin hmmm!

Hmmm...what can I say, I'm just a little in love. 
The words crochet, granny and hexy's can only mean one thing...lots of yummyness.
 It started like this. Just a few crochet circles in juicy colours.
 Which soon and rather pleasurably multiplied. It's just a shame stitching in the 294 ends isn't quite as pleasurable. 
 I kind of designed this as I went along, crocheting a bit and frogging a bit to see what worked best. This technique was employed to it's utmost with the handles.
 I added a plain edging to keep any stretch to a minimum and just to finish them off neatly.
 I didn't want to just stitch the handles on, I wanted to do something a little bit different, lets call it a design feature. lol. Mind you... don't ask me what I did, I was just winging it at the time but it seemed to work out okay! I suppose that's what being creative is all about.
 I actually intended this bag for me. 
 So I totally indulged myself with the a beautiful lining fabric.
 I looks a bit Cath Kidston-ish. I even put a zip pocket in, my first ever YIPPETY-DO!
Unfortunately, needs must and all that, so my new 'baby' is sitting in the MarmaladeRose Etsy shop waiting for someone to love it as much as I do. sniff, sniff.

Oh well maybe I'll start another one for me while I'm away on holiday. Yes the H word! Excitement! 
There hasn't been the H word around here for quite a few years.
But Wonderful Man and I are having a little holiday to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary so if I don't manage to slip another post in before we go away you know why. 

Till next time
love Fi x


crazydazy said...

lovely bag and congratulations on your anniversary, a

Miss Holly said...

Oh happy 25th!!!!! That's wonderful!!!!
Your bag is wonderful!! I'm just working on a granny stripe with the same sort of idea....lined and pockets!!! Love the design idea for the handle!!! And fantastic colors!!
Hope your holiday is total fun!!!!

Annie said...

Gorgeous bag Fi....I'm sure it will just fly off the shelves.
Hope you have a really wonderful holiday to celebrate your special wedding anniversary....many congrats from me.
A x

Betty said...

Couldn't you borrow your bag to use on holiday and sell it after? it would then be used and loved but still just as desirable. Have a wonderful holiday and happy anniversary. Betty

French Nanny said...

It's beautiful. Why don't you make another, do a photo tutorial and sell that?

I'd buy it. anyway...


Shortbread and Ginger said...

Oh I love the bag - it is gorgeous!
Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

Country Maison (Eva Martin) said...

the bag is so lovely ! Gorgeous !

Anonymous said...

Happy anniversary. Have a lovely holiday. I love the design and colours you've used for your bag and the material you chose for the lining. Liz

moleymakes said...

Fabulous bag. Congratulations on reaching your Silver Wedding Anniversary. You married a year before me :)

Have a wonderful time away with your man xx

Blueberry Heart said...

Happy anniversary! I have to say, your crochet creation is just gorgeous! I am keep promising myself I'll sit down and learn to crochet but I never seem to get round to it...son hopefully!
BH x

susie said...

Such a beautiful bag (again) !!
Congrats on your 25th marriage-anniversary :)
Have a nice Holiday ..

The Weaver of Grass said...

Happy Silver wedding Fiona and Steve - have a lovely holiday.

Susan Smith said...

That little bag is lovely and what a wonderful work.

Kay said...

Congratulations on your very special anniversary. The bag is gorgeous. I really must learn to crochet one day!

Oooh Betty said...

lovely bag, impressed muchly by the handle design
congrats on making it to 25!!
I have just reached the precious milestone of being with the current one longer than the first one....wayhay!
lovely blog you have
Emma x

Halinka said...

Piękna torba!!! Serdecznie pozdrawiam

Tita Carré said...

Hi friend I love your blog always has nice things here, hugs ...


Gabrielle Henson - Professional Doctorate said...

I love this! This baby is the cutest thing I have ever wanted to carry on my arm. I love the fabric that you chose for the inside. The only thing I would wonder about is how well the colors will keep if you had to wash the purse.

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Charissa said...

This is great!