Saturday, 29 December 2012

Five Years in Blogland - Giveaway 2

Thank you for all your sweet comments on my last post. It's hard to believe I've been blogging for five years. The great thing is I still love it as much now as when I started all those years ago. 

This year I've made numerous drawstring bags from Sherri's great tutorial so today I am giving away this cute version made from Marmalade by Bonnie and Camille.

Front ...


and back.


I used one of the lovely florals in the range for the lining ...


 and the red spot from Vintage Modern for the casings. I love how Bonnie and Camille's ranges work so well together .. I'm sure I've said that before too!


 The bag features simple straight line quilting. I will learn to stipple and free motion quilt one day!
 

 If you'd like to give this little bag a home, just leave me a comment on this post. Please tell me if you're a follower and I'll give you an extra chance to win. (That is, you'll get 2 entries in the random draw.) This giveaway will finish at midnight on Friday 4th January and is open to Australian and overseas readers. Good luck.
 

106 comments:

  1. wow this is gorgeous Christine i love there fabrics as well,gorgeous colours,i am also a anonymous follower,thankyou Christine for a chance to win this lovely bag and congrats on 5 yrs.xx

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  2. Such a beautiful bag. I love it. I am a follower already.

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  3. I left winter and go into spring.
    Groetjes Marguerite
    Oh why didn't I do my best by English at school. It is so difficult to write comments at your blog. But your blog is so nice.

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  4. This bag is just divine - LOVE the fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win such a beautiful giveaway!

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  5. Gorgeous bag,yes I am a follower,and I just happen to love marmalade fabric.
    Laura xx

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  6. Such a pretty bag! And yes, I am a follower!

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  7. Beautiful little bag. These bags are so useful.

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  8. The bag is gorgeous - love the fabric line. I'd like to learn how to stipple and FMQ also.

    Margaret
    PS I'm a follower :)

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  9. Definately look GREAT in my little home xoxo

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  10. Love the bag Christine!! What a wonderful 5 years you have had!!! thanks for all the inspiring blog posts!!

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  11. It´s a beautiful bag and I just found your blog and that is beautiful too! :-)

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  12. I`m a follower of your inspiring blog. I love the design of the bag!

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  13. And now I´m a follower, too :-) Love what I see so I will be back.

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  14. Darling bag! And Yes, I still love blogging - even after 5 years for me too! I have learned so much from other blogs and made so many new and wonderful friends! I follow your blog with google reader.

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  15. Gorgeous bag! I love this Bonnie and Camille line!
    I'm a happy follower!

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  16. Congratulations!
    That's a lovely bag in lovely fabrics.
    Happy New Year!

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  17. This bag gorgeous. This is were I have meet so many lovely lady's through blogging.

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  18. Gosh Christine the bag is gorgeous, I would give it such a good home, I promise! I am a folllower - love your Blog! x

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  19. Missed your first post (no Internet) but congrats on 5 years! Love the bag :-)

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  20. Lovely! Thanks so much for the chance! I am a happy follower!

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  21. Such a pretty bag!
    And yes, I am a follower ;))
    It's Toffe again.

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  22. Thanks for stopping by yesterday! This bag is. Adorable!!! And yes I am a follower!

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  23. This is so gorgeous, thank you for sharing. Congrats on 5 years too. I am a happy follower.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  24. What a beautiful bag!! I'd love a chance to win. And I'm a happy follower, so I'll take two chances. Thanks so much!

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  25. Congratulations! After five years at the keyboard it's lovely to hear that you enjoy blogging as much as ever. I'm looking forward to reading your blog for another 5 years... at least! ;o)

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  26. Gorgeous bag Christine. Thanks so much for giving everyone a chance to win it. Is it naughty to hope it's me.....
    I'm a very happy follower...

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  27. I love the fabric and would love to win one of your sweet bags!! Congrats on FIVE years!!! Woo Hoo!!

    ps I am a follower too! Thanks for the chance!

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  28. What a cute bag! I love the marmalade line. I made my daughter a Christmas stocking using it.

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  29. Another lovely giveaway! And of course I'm a follower too! Thank you for the chance! :0)

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  30. Lovely bag and fabrics.Yes,I`m a follower.Thanks for the chance to win!

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  31. Beautiful bag! I am a follower. Thank you for the generous giveaway. Best wishes to you and your family for the New Year!

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  32. Cute,cute bag. Love it!!!!!!! Shanna

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  33. It's such a sweet bag, with beautiful prints! Anyone would be happy to win this. I'm a follower.

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  34. Just love this bag ! I am a follower !

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  35. Love this beautiful bag. I'm a happy follower.

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  36. Oh Christine! My heart skipped several beats when I seen your bag made from my favorite fabrics! I would love to win in and I've been a follower forever!

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  37. What a darling bag! Just the colors that I love! I truly look forward to your blog...you are such an inspiration! Happy New Year...hope to see lots more from you in 2013:)

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  38. oops! Forgot to say that I follow you in Google Reader:)

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  39. çok güzel bişey yapmışsın
    tebrik ediyorum bayıldım

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  40. What a gorgeous bag! Thanks so much for the wonderful giveaway!

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  41. I, too, follow your blog through Google Reader! What a beautiful job you did on the bag!!

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  42. What a pretty bag! Hey, straight-line quilting is just fine, I don't do any quilting on my home machine so you're miles ahead of me there.

    Congrats on the big 5 year mark.

    Yes, I'm a follower. :)

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  43. I would love to give this sweet little bag a good home. Lovely fabrics, would be great for spring. Pinks are always a favourite of mine. And I'm an avid follower.

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  44. Love this bag! Love that fabric! Love your blog! I started following recently, and I really enjoy it. Thank you for your generosity.

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  45. Such a pretty and useful bag, I'm a follower! Thanks.

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  46. Hi, I just found you through blog hopping and am now a follower. Your drawstring bag is adorable! I've always wanted to learn how to make one.

    Please come over and visit sometime.

    Tanya~friendshipcrossing.blogspot.com
    mylilcraftbarn@yahoo.com

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  47. Congratulations on your 5 years!
    Yes, I am your follower :-)

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  48. I'm definitely a follower, I'd love to give this sweet bag a warm home.
    Cheers and Happy New Year!

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  49. I definitely follow - love your blog and your creativity. Thank you for sharing all of that for the last five years!

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  50. Love the fabric, Christine. I used the Vintage Modern in a quilt this year. Thanks for the link to the pattern, I will definitely be using that.

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  51. Gorgeous bag Christine and I would love a chance to enter this giveaway! Thank you so much xo

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  52. Long time follower, thank you for taking the time to blog for the past 5 years. I have enjoyed seeing your projects, there is always something to inspire.

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  53. What a lovely bag. Congrats on five years---wow. I'm a dedicated follower. :)

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  54. OMG Christine !! Everything you made is so beautiful !!! I'd love to win, of course !!
    I'm a follower... and maybe more... a fan !! :)
    Florence

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  55. Its a gorgeous bag........just like everything else! I follow along everyday!

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  56. Pretty bag...your so inspiring...I follow!

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  57. I'm not usually a bright colour girl but that is just lovely and I could see myself using it.... of course I'm a follower, thanks for the chance to win.

    Helen

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  58. I'm a follower by email. Really enjoy reading your blog. Love the bright colours in this bag. i would love if it came to live at my house.
    lyn.robyn.smith@gmail.com

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  59. A cute little bag and I am a follower too

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  60. Such a gorgeous little bag and I love the colours used. I am a follower too.
    Cath @ Bits 'n Bobs

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  61. Wha a lovely bag, I would so love to win it!!

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  62. Congratulations on five years!

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  63. Congratulations on your 5th Blog Anniversary! Love the bag and fabrics you used. Thanks for the chance to win, I am a follower, too!

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  64. Congrats on a big 5 years that is wonderful. I adore your sweet bag and I am very happy to say yes I am a follower.
    hugs xx

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  65. I can't free motion quilt at all and, stippling I just don't get. I'm too herky jerky to stipple, unfortunately I'm not a smooth quilter in any way. I'm a new follower, I thought I was a follower already. Congratulations again on 5 wonderful years!

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  66. I am a follower. The bag is soo cute!!!

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  67. Love the fabric and would love to win the bag.

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  68. Just so lovely Christine....gorgeous fabric....and yes I am a follower....

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  69. What a gorgeous bag. Thanks for the chance to win it and congratulations on 5 years of blogging. (supermomnocape at yahoo dot com)

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  70. What a beautiful bag and congrats on 5 years of blogging! Thanks for a chance to win the bag. I am a follower through google reader.

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  71. Another happy "follower" here, I'd love to give the lovely bright bag a new home housing my sewing "bits & bobs". Annette

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  72. For Marmalade I will follow you anywhere! This is a perfect example of what I said in my first comment - you always use fabrics & make items that make me swoon - keep it up. Tracee xx

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  73. I would just love to give that little bag a home. It is so gorgeous. Congratulations again on 5 years of blogging.

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  74. I've been following you for quite a while but when I looked, I hadn't signed up officially. So now I have!

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  75. I'm a follower and I will endeavour to leave a comment on all of your give-away posts with my fingers crossed in the hope I might win one of your wonderful gifts :)
    Cheers Christine,
    Fiona. :)

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  76. What a cute bag Christine, I'm sure it would be verry happy over here and of course I'm a follower.
    Greetings Roos

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  77. Such a sweet little bag, and I love Bonnie & Camille too - they are such happy fabrics. Thanks for your lovely giveaways, and yes I'm an avid follower!
    xx

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  78. Christine...the comment for this post ...all of a sudden came to your first day....so strike that n e off...and count this one instead..I'm such a smart head...still have problems with my comments not shoving up...
    So I hope all my tries to win comes to you...lol

    The drawstring bag is gorgeous!!!! And yes it will come and live with me...;0))) and I am a follower...:0)))

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  79. ooh that is gorgeous! Bonnie & Camille are my favourites too LOL

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  80. Congratulations again! So glad you decided to start a blog five years ago. You have inspired us all. This is a lovely bag. I was a follower under an old e-mail. I am now a follower with current e-mail addy. Thanks so much.

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  81. What an adorable bag...thanks for such a great giveaway...am happy to have found your blog here in the middle of Southern Indiana farmland...

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  82. The bag is gorgeous, I love Bonnie and Camille fabric and I am looking forward to their new range coming soon. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  83. I am a follower of your blog!

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  84. I would love to win this pretty little bag!

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  85. What's a pretty bag !!!
    I see it very well traveling up to me in Quebec lol !

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  86. Oh yes, I am a loyal follower Christine! The bag is super cute. Congratulations on 5 years... that's awesome!

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  87. I love, love, love any fabrics that Bonnie & Camille designed! Love the bag. You have done a great job coming up with celebration gifts for your blogiversary!

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  88. I love your bag, and I love the Marmalade line!!

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  89. I'm a follower of yours!! :-)

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  90. Hey, I am a follower and love your blog. Would love to win! cmt
    c.teasley@yahoo.com

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  91. I´m a follower! love tour blog!

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  92. Great fabrics and I'm 100th commenter. Hope that brings good luck to me.

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  93. What a great little bag, and I love, love, love Marmalade!

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  94. Oh, and I'm a follower too.

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  95. Yes please...pretty please. XXXX

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  96. Great blog - great giveaway - new follower!

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  97. Great bag Thank you for the chance

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  98. Lovely fabric and give away

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  99. I follow you through google reader. The bag is great. The colors are so cute. You're doing a great job with your giveaways. Who wouldn't want them all!!!

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Thanks for taking the time to comment. I appreciate your thoughts.

Christine