Thursday, 13 January 2011

Roll Up, Roll Up!

So this is the project I have been working on for the last week and it's finally finished! It's a very soft fleece blanket for my sister-in-law's new nephew. I have been sewing into the wee hours on this one! It's all hand stitched, which is definitely my favourite way to sew - each individual stitch is thought about and I find it a bit more creative than the sewing machine. 

I have based it on a circus theme, the red and white seems to go really well with the blue:

The blanket is edged in red wool using a blanket stitch (one of my favourite!)

I hope Dominic has lots of lovely cuddles with his blanket!

Now that I have finished that project I thought I would get started on my Monthly Make Challenge this weekend, though I think I need a few nights sleep first! 

Also, drop by here over the next few days as I will be putting together a little give-away for you lovely readers to enter. 


All things nice... said...

Ahhh that is so cute, what a lovely blanket for a wee boy :) You are really gifted, keep up the good work

All things nice...

sew obsessed said...

It's gorgeous, looks so cosy, he is one very lucky boy.

Sarah said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

daisy daydreams said...

Just beautiful....x

Jenny said...

I am totally in love with this, it is gorgeous!!
What a lovely gift he will be able to keep for years and years :) jenny xx

izabelaitsme said...

This is such a lovely and colorful blog! Good you have shared it on our forum! I am glad I came here :)

And the blanket for your sister's-in-law nephew is just gorgeous! Good luck with Monthly Make Challenge!


MummaMoments said...

That is gorgeous! x

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