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didda
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Date: 9/2/08 7:44 PM

i have been working on a set of dish towels for a christmas gift and i am down to the last one. i know i have seen this flower somewhere but i can't place it.
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i don't want to do the embroidery until i am sure what colors to use. can anyone help me?

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Allowed Yards Purchased: 9 (to complete a garment)
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Date: 9/2/08 7:46 PM

It's a columbine.

Columbine images on Google

Btw: when they go to seed and naturalize, they are usually shades of purple with off white or shades of washed out fuschia.
-- Edited on 9/2/08 7:48 PM --

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Date: 9/2/08 8:21 PM

thank you so much. now i can finish that last towel.

btw, i am really glad it is a blue/purple flower. the only other one in the set that has purple is the iris.

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Fabric Fast 2008 - YTD Totals
Disallowed Yards Purchased: 12 1/2
Allowed Yards Purchased: 9 (to complete a garment)
3 (for having sewn 30 yards)
Yards Sewn: 43.500
Items Made: 21

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Date: 9/2/08 10:56 PM

Actually if you want to get "latin" about it it's an aquilegia. Columbine is the common names.

Jan, who has massives amounts of aquilegias seeding all over in reds, blues, pinks and whites, single and double.

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Date: 9/3/08 1:18 AM

The Columbine in my garden is yellow and white, but I have seen a variety of colours, many are two toned like mine.

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Date: 9/3/08 5:29 AM

A folk name for them is Granny's bonnets.

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