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« on: April 07, 2009 09:19:34 PM »

I'm anxiously awaiting the arrival of my first grandchild, Eden - she's due on April 25th - Grin   And I've already been busy making some things for her ... haven't had a baby girl in the family for quite some time and I love getting back into the pink and lace and other sweet girly stuff.  I've made quite a few baby blankets in my life, but never did I use a pattern or do anything more exciting then a ripple ...

So, this time I decided to actually buy a pattern book (Leisure Arts - Heirloom Afghans) and do something at least a little bit more special - and I love the way it turned out!  It wasn't difficult, but it was time consuming (it's crib sized).  It was well worth the effort though!

I've done something "wrong" in the border because it's more ruffled than the pattern book shows, but I think I like mine better -  Cheesy

Thanks for looking and Happy Crafting!!

Got this piece of shrinky dink ... had it for 25 years now.  It's moved to five states and one European country ... and I just know, someday ... SOMEDAY ... I WILL use it!
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2009 09:38:07 PM »

This is just beautiful! I'm sure your Eden will cherish this blanket throughout her life.
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2009 10:56:16 AM »

awww it's really lovely! i like the border too.. even its more ruffly tan u say it is in the book. i think it looks great. it is nice when u get to make some girly stuff! ha! everyone i know kept havin baby boys!!!! but there's about to be 2 baby girls born, so i made a nice girly blanket for them both! haha! oh and Eden is such a beautiful name by the way.  Grin Grin Grin

« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2009 11:37:14 AM »

That is so lovely! I'm sure both Mother and baby will treasure it always... Cheesy

Also the baby's name is just beautiful...  Wink

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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2009 11:00:57 PM »

I love the ruffly border!
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