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« on: November 07, 2006 02:16:34 PM »

I needed a gift for my MIL for her birthday which was two days ago.  I decided to make her a nice warm blanket to snuggle under when she watches tv.  I decided to go with a snowflake theme - originally I meant to try to machine embroider some simple snowflakes on the white fleece in blue thread, but then I realized that wasn't going to happen without some kind of stabilizer, so I went for an applique using the blue backing fabric and zigzag stick on my sewing machine. 

The back is the same blue as the snowflakes and border- the border is just the back fabric folded over and zigzag stitched.  Took me two days - maybe 8 hours? Including all the failed attempts at figuring out how to get snowflakes on there. Smiley

Hopefully she'll like it!
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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2006 09:47:33 PM »

Wow! That's so cool. I can't believe this hasn't gotten any replies yet! What a nice gift, I'd love to get something like that. She'll love it! Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2006 10:13:22 PM »

Your applique is so perfect, I'm so jealous! That looks fantastic, and way professional.

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« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2006 04:20:01 AM »

Lovely work, and it looks cozy and cuddly. Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2006 07:05:00 AM »

 Smiley Very nice!  I know you MIL will love it!  Cheesy

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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2006 07:25:11 AM »

And the great thing about blankets is that the recipient feels warm and cuddly not just physically from the blanket, but also emotionally, knowing the love that went into the work.

I love that.

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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2006 09:59:06 AM »


I really like this, so well made!! its alwas great to have something made for you.  i still have a blanket my aunt made for me, 20 odd years ago, so cool.

« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2006 10:06:06 AM »

Adorable and it looks really well made!

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« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2006 06:16:10 PM »

Your sewing is so neat and tidy and gorgeous! I love the blanket!
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