Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Presents!!

Hello my darling friends, Happy New Year!!!! I am finally back from my vacation and had so much fun with my family~~ We didn’t do much, mostly lounging around the house and eat lots of food. Now I’m fully recharged  for the new year!!

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I know Christmas has long past but still would like to share the presents we exchanged for Christmas. Since my little sister is having a baby, I made some blankets for her. First is a couple of swaddle blankets, each simply made with a yard of flannel!!

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Pattern: jcaroline creative "Flannel Receiving Blankets
Size: 32” x 32”
Completion Date: 12-16-2011

Then a Ric Rac blanket for play and naps. You know I had to choose a giraffe fabric~~ Isn’t it adorable?! My sister loved it!!

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Pattern: Sew Much Ado "Ric Rac Receiving Blanket
Size: 42” x 42”
Completion Date: 12-16-2011

Beside a bunch of other goodies I got from my sisters, I also received 2 Lizzie Kate charts for Christmas. For someone who knew little about cross stitching, I so appreciate her making an effort to find these for me. Totally my taste, too!!!

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My elder sister is the knitter of the family, so she made this set of hat and shoes for our baby niece~~ Aren’t those shoes adorable?! I want a pair, too!!!!! She also made me a hat but it’s not quite done yet, so I’ll have to wait a bit longer to receive them in mail.

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She also make these stylish greyhound sweaters and put them on Etsy~ All the profit goes to Compassion for Greyhounds of Michigan. She also sells the pattern to all you knitters out there~ Here is Nash nosing around the kitchen in his handsome sweater!!

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I had such a wonderful time!!! Wish I lived closer to them so we can do this more often… May you all have a wonderful 2012~~~

9 comments:

  1. С Новым годом! И поздравляю с прекрасными подарками! одеяла для ребенка сестры очень красивые!

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  2. great gifts all the way around....looks like you had a wonderful Christmas!!!

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  3. Welcome back! I love the giraffe blanket! It's so adorable and I love the backing fabric.

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  4. Happy New Year! I am so glad that you had such a wonderful trip and your Christmas too. :)
    Your blanket is beautiful and your charts and gifts are fabulous!
    Hugs
    Ma Tk

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  5. Theresa, están preciosos todos los presentes, ahora a disfrutarlos.

    Feliz año nuevo.

    Besitos

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  6. Sounds like a great time!!!!
    The booties and blankies are a.......dor...able!

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  7. Happy New Year Theresa! Love all the presents...your blankets are so cute and the hat and booties your sister knitted are adorable! Your niece will be appropriately accessorized!

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  8. Happy New Year!! Looks like you ended 2011 on a wonderful not--spending time with your family. What could be a better present?

    Your blankets and your sister's knitting are wonderful--a very talented family, I'd say :)

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Theresa

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