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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Christmas Gifts

When Emma was up last week she went through the fabric stash and has decided to make a set of place mats and napkins for some family members for Christmas.
She has chosen some pale yellow with some floral that tones nicely....
but it needed a little....oomph.

Her solution was to handiwork here and there, accenting and highlighting some features and colours, and it really made a difference. A little less washed out looking.
We passed a beautiful afternoon companionably working together.
Hopefully she will be up next weekend and will finish sewing all the pieces together.


  1. The stitching does add a little something to the fabric pattern, what a great idea...

    Sounds like you had a a lovely time with Emma.

  2. thats worked a treat, what a great idea.
    oh to have even stitches like yours :)
    Hope Emma makes it back on the weekend to see the finished product.

  3. The stitching certainly makes a difference


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