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« on: December 24, 2009 11:21:41 AM »

I just met my paternal grandparents last year, and this was our first Christmas together. I don't really know my grandmother that well yet, but I knew she needed some tea balls, so I made this to make the packaging special. (It's made from an old pants leg  Cheesy)

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That was my first grown-up, finished embroidery project, too.
I didn't know what my grandfather could possibly need, but I know he's very interested in the Revolutionary War. I gave him a copy of "Washington's Crossing" with this bookmark, from a flag carried in battle:

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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2009 12:04:42 PM »

Congratulations on making some very thoughtful and lovely gifts!  I hope you enjoy getting to know your grandparents a bit more this holiday.

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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2009 05:56:55 PM »

Very nice. The tea pattern is especially pretty.
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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2009 08:05:49 AM »

Love the tea pattern. It's so pretty and how cool that it was a pant leg.

« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2009 07:22:58 PM »

I love the bag and the bookmark is just wonderful!

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« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2009 06:52:16 PM »

These are great!  What thoughtful gifts.

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