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Archive for November, 2011

The Qilting Arts TV web site has lots of creative ideas and free patterns. Couldn’t resist making these birds.

fabric birds pattern by Terry Grant

Also found a pattern for these very cute Mary Jane Booties on Knitting Pattern Central.

Mary Jane booties in Patons Bluebell 5 ply

And couldn’t resist making another Sublime jersey for the bump.

Sublime 'Retro Sports Sweater' in 5ply for a newborn size

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Satisfied the need to quilt with a pair of cushions to match a quilt I did ages ago. I tried bleach painting a giraffe and then stitching on top of it to define the shape better. I think I used a brush that was too big ‘cos the lines are too fat, but it’s okay, I’m happy with the result. Have just finished a newborn girl’s tunic┬áby modifying the pattern, ‘Henry’s Cobblestone-inspired Manly Vest’ off the net. And lastly is the cake for a little Kiwi’s baby shower …

1 inch square patchwork cushions with bleach painting

baby girl's knitted tunic in Panda 8ply crepe

Kiwi cake loosely based on the Jungle cake in Jane Price's book

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