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« on: July 19, 2007 05:52:10 AM »

My sister requested a taggie blankie for my favourite niece (note: I only have one niece Grin).  I used Minky Dot chenille fabric for one side, and one of Heather Bailey's Freshcut fabrics for the other side.  It was fun to select the ribbons and trims for the taggie blankie, but I think the lady at the fabric cutting counter was rather annoyed about having to cut 24 eight-inch pieces of ribbons/trims for me Tongue

The girly floral side!


The plush bumpy side!


Check out the giant rick rack trim (it had a width of an inch or so)!!!
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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2007 06:06:47 AM »

This is darling!  I have a whole bunch of friends who are having babies right and left and really should do something like this for them *L*
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2007 07:11:11 AM »

Thanks Cheesy  The sewing bit is easy peasy, but it was a bit of a bear to make sure that the ribbons/pins were evenly spaced!
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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2007 07:42:36 AM »

1 word - adorable!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2007 11:19:55 AM »

Thanks, shooting star Smiley  I really hope that my niece enjoys her new blankie *fingers crossed*
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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2007 07:28:16 AM »

Awww!  How sweet!  Are tagged baby things a fairly new thing?  It makes so much sense to have have so many pretty, soft grabbable places.
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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2007 11:43:33 AM »

Very pretty, I like the 2 contrasting fabrics I'm sure your niece will too!
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« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2007 06:22:28 PM »

Awww!  How sweet!  Are tagged baby things a fairly new thing?  It makes so much sense to have have so many pretty, soft grabbable places.

Well, I'm not sure if it's a fairly new thing, but it seems to be rather popular right now.  Yes, it does make sense to have all sorts of tags, ribbons, and trims for babies to play with Smiley 
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« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2007 03:02:44 PM »

I love your taggie. I loce the fabrics you choose. I made one for my baby and  he loves his he plays with all the tags when he sucks his thumb it is very cute! Hey where do you buy the Heather Bailey Freshcut fabric? i love her fabric jut cant find it locally.
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« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2007 06:42:56 PM »

Thanks Sheva Smiley

If I can't find them in my local shop, I usually check out the online shops.  My favourites are Hancock's of Paducah and eBay.  Hope that helps!

 
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