To Ireland……

July 8, 2009

Sue heads home this month to Ireland to visit family and friends. 

She and her family of 4 will be squishing into relatives homes for extended periods of time, so she though a few harrysdesk bags would be the perfect ‘thanks for letting us stay’ presents.

Sue chose this one….

 

Brown Maroon and cream McKay

Brown maroon and cream 'MacKay'

 

Back, or alternate side.

Back, or alternate side.

 

 

Base detail

Base detail

 

 

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Rosette close-up

 

Inside.... cotton lining

Inside.... cotton lining.

 

 

 

 

 

 

….and this one…….

 

Red, navy and white 'MacKay'

Red, navy and white 'MacKay'

 

Rosette close-up

Rosette close-up

 

Back ....or alternate side.

Back ....or alternate side.

Lining.... reclaimed damask tablecloth.

Lining.... reclaimed damask tablecloth.

 

further back....

further back....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

….and this one. 

I added a little Aussie touch.

This style will now be known as the ‘Byrne’. Vertical piecing with topstitched seams, with a long strap.

 

The red and black kangaroo 'Byrne'

The red and black kangaroo 'Byrne'

Back, or alternative side.

Back, or alternative side.

 

Base detail

Base detail

 

Close up of kangaroos.....cute hey

Close up of kangaroos.....cute hey!

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