Sunday, May 23, 2010

African flowers lap blanket


Well - here it is - my african flowers lap blanket. It measures 39" across. I have to admit that I did get kind of tired working on it. I don't exactly know why - can't quite put my finger on it. I still love it though - so pretty and colorful.  :)
 
eta:  found a use for this blanket - I'm using it as a curtain topper in my craft room.
 
 
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14 comments:

  1. Debi,
    This is so beautiful! I must be the only one that hasn't tried doing the flowers.
    It is simply stunning.
    What a good idea to make something so different.
    Hey! who needs shops!
    Really lovely work,
    I love it.
    Congratulations!
    hugs Suex

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  2. Beautiful work - I love your color choice and the design too. It must be such a pleasure to use this blanket. Like Mrs Twins said before me "who needs shops"!

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  3. Thanks Aluajala. It is very cozy and warm. :)

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  4. You did a great job on it, it's absolutely beautiful!
    Way to go!
    Hugs & Blessings,
    (¯`v´¯)
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    ¸.•´¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)
    (¸.•´ (¸.•´ .•´ ¸¸.•¨¯`♥Anita

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  5. Debi, I love it. I hope mine comes out half as good as yours did. Its beautiful. You were the one who inspired me to try these flowers. Such a great pattern.

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  6. Thank you glor. I saw your flowers on your blog - they're beautiful too. :)

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  7. How stunning! I love it, I'm sure you do too! :o)

    I tried to do those flowers and for some reason they curled up on me. They were pretty but turned up. I don't know what I was doing wrong.

    Kat

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  8. Thanks Kat.

    Try this tutorial for the african flowers - see if it helps:

    http://heidibearscreative.blogspot.com/2010/05/african-flower-hexagon-crochet-tutorial.html

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  9. Debi, I came across this picture when I was Googling for African flower purses. It's so pretty! I see that you made it a good while back, but I just wanted to tell you I came across it and thought it was fabulous! I'm making a bag with some Noro yarn I've had forever right now, and I'm thinking about making another one using the African flower pattern. XOXO

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    1. Thank you Pammy Sue. I'm using this blanket as a curtain topper in my craft room - I like it - looks kind of cute. :)

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