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Paulasews
« on: October 17, 2008 10:34:26 AM »

I made this taggy blanket for my friend's baby and finished it today, the monkey, branch and leaves are all traditional chinese silk and I like the way they contrast with the more traditionally babyish blue flannel. Can't wait to give it to him when I see him on Sunday for my weekly cuddles!



the back says 'Made for Ethan with <3 by Auntie Paula x'

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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2008 10:38:27 AM »

That is so cute! It looks really well made, too Smiley
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*bodyshields her boxes of fabric* no no no...I -need- all of this. I'll use it -someday-!
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2008 10:42:55 AM »

That is so cute, I have been looking for something to make for a friends baby due after christmas and I think you have just proved to be my inspiration! Thank you!!
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dancechica
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2008 10:46:56 AM »

This is adorable!  I love the border, is that ribbon?
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Paulasews
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2008 10:51:42 AM »

yes, they are loops of ribbon dancechica

seeuudee - I made these for a couple of babies last christmas, it's fun thinking of an image to applique for them

raventhistle - thank you! I teach textiles in high school, so I hope my making skills are good anyway but I do take my time to make sure things for babies are particularly well made so that their parent's feel happy bunging them in the washing machine and of course so there are no choking hazards

thanks to everyone for the replies!
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Sinjah
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2008 11:45:41 AM »

Oooh, it's so cute! The monkey is awesome, and I absolutely love the ribbons around the edge, it's such a great idea! I love it, great job!
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2008 03:18:20 PM »

Cool idea for a baby gift! I bet this little guy will cherish this blankie for a long time.
I know I would!
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Paulasews
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2008 03:31:47 PM »



thought I would update you with a pic of me, the little man and the blankie!
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