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Posted on:12/1/04 10:40 PM
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JDpenelope said... (12/8/04 4:09 AM) Reply
I'm GREEN with envy at your skill, creativity, patience, and productivity in a pinch! I'll be watching for your review of the bowls.
candyo said... (12/2/04 11:06 PM) Reply
wow, you are ambitious! I too would have put my name on the back, because I wouldn't want them to forget who put all that work into them!!! Great job!
petra said... (12/2/04 12:44 PM) Reply
That is really great, I am sure that they will love them. I did something MUCH simpler (for those of us with less time but embroidery machines!) that you can see Click Here - scroll forward for several pictures. This was just embroidered on felt, using Cactus Punch storybook alphabet disc, then the edges serged and all the pages (spelling the baby's name) sewn together. Not as nice as yours, but his parents liked it a lot!
SandraB said... (12/2/04 11:49 AM) Reply
Those books are so cute!! What a nice Grandma you are to do such lovely gifts. Can I send my two over to you for Christmas? Wait...cancel that...they don't need any more spoiling.
Elemenopeo said... (12/2/04 10:59 AM) Reply
Those are treasures!
Levone said... (12/2/04 9:10 AM) Reply
Very cute! This is a great project to do for a young child.
Hilary said... (12/2/04 6:33 AM) Reply
Wow, how great! You did a fabulous job, and I can see you put a ton of work into them :o) I'm sure they will be treasured-the label on the back was a great idea. I would love to make one of these for my dd-but what a lot of work :O lol! Thanks for sharing!
AnneM said... (12/2/04 4:52 AM) Reply
Those are great! What a wonderful gift.
Diana M said... (12/2/04 1:31 AM) Reply
Darling books!! You did a superb, loving job. Reminds me of the alphabet quilt I have *almost* done, ending in X-Y-Zachary, my oldest gs who is, uhm, 10 now. . .
PegL said... (12/1/04 11:30 PM) Reply
Leslie, I used cotton twill and it was heavy enough I did not have to interface. The pattern instructions say to use stabilizer while stitching the letters, etc. but since I used the Heat n Bond, I opted to skip the stabilizer and I never needed it.
Leslie in Austin said... (12/1/04 11:26 PM) Reply
Peg, that is *precious*! Just the inspiration I needed to get back to work on the Sew Baby Activity books I've started. What fabric did you use for your inside pages? Did you interface them?
BjP said... (12/1/04 10:46 PM) Reply
Very very cute! Nice job and they will love them!
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