Monday, July 19

Lazy days of summer

A couple of days of having to rest my hand....and I've become totally idle. And I don't even feel guilty about it! Must be the gorgeous weather we're having and reading about/viewing photos of a couple of my Facebook friends' holidays :) So I sat out on the terrace mostly, re-reading Eat Pray Love and watching the butterflies flit about the hydrangea blossoms...

Pictured below is my 'Uptown Shopping Bag', which I had featured on my Facebook page last month but had forgotten to show here on my blog:


It is made from Japanese medium-weight cotton/linen blend in purple with large polka dots. It is fully lined in a solid purple. The wide bottom is further re-inforced by the soft beige faux-leather. Now, normally people associate synthetic leather with that stiff, smelly stuff - but this is totally different, and I admit it took me ages to find it! I'm very pleased with its quality. It is soft and pliable, has a cotton backing and is completely odorless. I love this stuff! This bag will be available in three different colourways.

Have a great week!

15 comments:

  1. Glad to hear you're enjoying your down time. We all need a little of that from time to time.
    That bag is really nice. I love the style, color and choice of fabrics. Maybe if I would check my facebook more often I could have seen it sooner :)

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  2. Nice to hear you've been relaxing and enjoying yourself!
    I love the bag and I'm elated to hear about this faux leather you found. Have a great day.

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  3. Duni - It's so hard to get back into things, huh? I'm still struggling to get myself back on track! Sheesh, now is the time that I prepare for the holidays in my shop, but I seem to be doing a lot of dilly-dallying! Love the bag! Your designs are just too cute :)

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  4. That purse is so cute. I love the polka dots.

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  5. Glad to hear you took time out and rested your hand. It sucks how much physical suffering we do for our art, doesn't it?

    And I love the bag! :)

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  6. I'm so glad that you've been getting some rest :) And I love the bag too!

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  7. It is another great bag!

    I am glad to see that you are enjoying your time off. With the crazy weather I bet you are only too happy to enjoy the outdoors.

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  8. I'm always a sucker for polka dots! Beautiful bag. :)

    I'm fully enjoying summer as well. Glad to hear that you are, too!

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  9. I'm glad you've been enjoying your down time! That's the way summers are supposed to be!

    Love the purple polka dot bag! So fun and the shape is fabulous!

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  10. hey another lovely bag duni! thats grt!.......i really hope your hand feels better soon:)

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  11. You make such beautiful bags! Glad to hear you are enjoying your time while recuperating.

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  12. I love that bag! I also love MY bag that i WON!!! It's fantastic & VERY durable.

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  13. Very cheery looking purse!

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  14. It looks really lovely Duni ♥♥ you are the queen of handbags.
    Glad to hear you're enjoying your summer days! rest and relaxation are the best rejuvenators for creative souls~

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  15. cute ! cute! cute purse!

    The butterfly make it look more lovely and vigorous.

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