Monday, September 8, 2008

The Mitford Snowman

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The Mitford Snowmen – What’s black, white and red all over? It’s the latest bag from BFZ! This, mostly wool, bag is filled with cheery colors and festive prints. Checkers, polka dots, flowers and fun ribbon and cord embellish this classy masterpiece from Grace Nikander.

It has 7 pockets, inside and out. The under flap pocket is made up of three sizes, small for sunglasses, medium for cell phone and a larger one for your secret shopping money. I decorated the pockets with vintage buttons (thank you Donna!).

The bag is made of bits and pieces from a black coat, plaid and black and white polka-dot pants, and three skirts. It’s amazing how it all melds together to make a fun bag. I fuse-lined the lighter materials for greater stability, making a sturdier bag.

And a big thanks to Granddaughter Whitney for helping Grandma by writing most of this description.

Bid on this bag by leaving your name and a bid in the comments section. Bidding starts at $25 and increases by whole $s please. Highest bidder at 8am (PDT) on Saturday, September 13th gets the BAG! Postage extra (from Phoenix, AZ). This bag was created by Grace.

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Anonymous said...

Absolutely divine! Grace were you a professional seamstress? This bag is incredible!

Anonymous said...

How expensive will this bag be by Saturday? I would love to buy it today for $25.

Anonymous said...

My mother, Grace, had 15 years of home-ec in high school. :o) (hee hee) She could be a professional seamstress, but she's too busy being a grandma.

Raedeana said...

It's scrumptious! I'll offer $30.

Anonymous said...

Grace, you have stopped at nothing on this one! It is beautiful!

Kristy bids 50.00

(sorry Jennie, guess you'll have to bill me twice!) or three times..or...???? :0)

Jennie C. said...

Kristy - you are the highest bidder! If you haven't already, please email to arrange payment and shipping/pickup.