Mrs. Sew and Sew FREE Handbag Giveaway!! Enter by 9/7/16 for your chance to win this beautiful fabric handbag!

My New Favorite Bag in Chronic Illness

For many of us in chronic illness, our bodies change a lot. From weight issues, effects on our cognition or physical sensitivities, a myriad of foreign symptoms – it can be difficult to find solutions for the many new problems that arise.

One of my constant issues is how physically sensitive I’ve become. I am sensitive to touch, light, sounds, and the list goes on. Over the last three years one of the solutions I had to embrace was a lighter, smaller handbag. Larger bags had become far too painful to carry, even if they barely had anything in them.

These lightweight fabric handbags are perfect for those with physical sensitivities in chronic illness! It's become my go-to bag! Enter to win this giveaway by 9/7/16!
Fabric Handbag Giveaway: Front Zipper

Recently my mother-in-law began sewing these adorable handmade fabric bags. And the one she gave me has quickly become my favorite bag! It’s lightweight, fits just enough of my personal necessities, and the mixed prints are cute and stylish.

Earlier this summer I offered to help her set up an Etsy shop and I’m so excited to say she accepted! We’ve worked hard to get everything ready and today is finally her SHOP OPENING!

Even better? She’s hosting a giveaway of one of her handmade bags and I wanted you all to have an opportunity to win! Mine looks almost identical to this bag she’s giving away:

Fabric Handbag Giveaway: Back Pocket (Passport not included, in case you were wondering.)

Just in case there is any confusion: you do NOT have to be chronically ill to enter this giveaway! It is open to everyone, as long as you meet the requirements listed below.

Mrs. Sew & Sew Giveaway

BEGINS:  Today, September 5th, 2016!
ENDS: Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST.

Terms & Conditions:

  • No purchase is necessary.
  • This is a FREE giveaway! Shipping is included.
  • Must live in the US and be 18 years or older to enter. (So sorry, international friends!)
  • Winner will be drawn at random on or after September 8th and contacted via email. The winner will have 48 hrs to claim their prize, otherwise another winner will be chosen.
  • Prize is not transferable.
  • The prize (pictured handbag) will be shipped out within 1 week of the winner claiming their prize.

To enter to win, click below and follow the instructions to earn up to 6 entries in the giveaway! And feel free to share this with your friends 🙂

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10 comments

  1. Peggy says:

    I have made cute little bags like these. They are so handy and easy to wear when you can’t or don’t want a larger bag. I live in Canada so I can’t enter your contest.

    • Kami says:

      Hi Peggy! That’s great you’ve made bags like this too. It’s definitely so handy for me! So sorry you couldn’t enter this contest – hopefully I can have a wider reaching one in the future. 🙂 Thanks for reading and commenting!

  2. Joy says:

    I Love this!!!! And I love the yellow bc one of the more severe n debilitating illnesses I have is stage 4 endometriosis and yellow is the color for awareness!!! I would love to win this and just entered all I could( I don’t have a Twitter Account but made an Etsy one just for this! 🙂 ) Your mil makes beautiful bags!! I really like yours and the faith hope n love one. Very pretty and I definitely think will help so many of us spoonies!!

    • Kami says:

      Hi Joy! What a great connection with the yellow and awareness for your illness – I’m the same way with Lyme green, looking for little ways to wear awareness colors. I passed on your compliment to my MIL! I agree she’s done a great job with these. Thanks for entering the contest!

  3. Angela says:

    So beautiful Kami!! Tell your MIL I wish her much success in her new shop! That is very exciting. I just read all about her story on her Etsy bio and think it is such a wonderful thing she started this new business.

    • Kami says:

      Hi Angela! Aww, I agree it’s such a great new adventure for her. She’s been working hard getting ready for the opening. Thanks so much for reading and sharing your thoughts 🙂 Hugs to you!

    • Kami says:

      Hi Valerie! Oh my goodness, yes. The heavy handbags are just out of the question for regular use. I’ve loved having a lighter version – definitely recommend these! Hope you’re having one of the better days, deary.

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