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Thursday, 26 February 2009

Blue and more blue ...

An old school friend of over 35 years is going to be a granny for the first time early next month (or sooner if the little boy can't wait!) She isn't a crafter and loves to receive handmade stuff. This lovely design popped into my head when i was thinking what to stitch and i thought it would be perfect. It's photographed on the book the chart came from, a great book and i've stitched quite a few of the designs in it. The square aperture card i know is in my stash seems to have hidden itself so i frayed the edges and added the little white bow. I just need to finish off the little cardigan that i am knitting to go with it.

Lots of great progress over at the Beatrix Potter SAL blog. I've just been over and posted a progress pic for February, its fun to put up a before and after pic and see just how much you have achieved in a month. This is my first big Quaker project and i'm loving how it's growing. I think it might just be finished before the 12 months are up :-)

Love and {hugs}

21 comments:

  1. great card I am sure she will love it, BP is coming along

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  2. That's a lovely card, I think I have seen that book in the shops and thought it looked good.

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  3. The card is fantastic and I love the colours in the BP...very restful.

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  4. The card is beautiful! Where did you get the book?

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  5. Superb card I bet she'll love it!! And great progress on BPQ I didn't do much this month!

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  6. Beautiful Julie,
    Great progress on your BP. I have a ways to go to catch up with you.

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  7. what an adorable card!!! How sweet!!! Little boys are such a blessing!!!
    And your Quaker looks great!!!!! Keep it up!!! Can't wait til I can work on mine again!!!!

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  8. I wouldn't be surprised a bit if BP was finished before 12 months.

    What a pretty baby card. She should love it.

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  9. Oh the card is so sweet - lucky recipients. BP is looking gorgeous - love watching this develop. :0)

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  10. Perfect card Julie, BP is looking good.

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  11. Great progress on BP. The baby boy card is lovely

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  12. your sampler is looking great..I really should be working on mine,haven't touched it in I don't know how long

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  13. Oh the card is so cute, well done I'm sure she'll love recieving it!

    Great progress on the quaker, it's lovely

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  14. Great choice hun I have that book and have stitched that baby as well , I now need 4 more baby boy card as my cousin has just had her baby boy this morning so I need new baby new grandparents x 2 and a new Auntie for my fav cousin the mummys sister
    Happy Stitching Shellie
    ps BP looking fab too

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  15. That is such a sweet card Julie.

    Fantastic progress on BP. I'm really enjoying it although I'm scared to death I make a mistake! LOL!

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  16. That card is just adorable! Beatrix Potter is looking oh so pretty.

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  17. Such a lovely card, and BP is looking great!

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  18. A beautiful card, i am sure they will love it. BP update is looking great.

    Hope you are having a good weekend.

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  19. Love the frayed edges on your card it's beautiful

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  20. We have the same book, lol, beautiful stitching Julie, hugs, x

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