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      Monday, January 20, 2014


craftstuff
03:13 PM - 01/20/2014

The topic: Very happy with the end product

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Very happy! hmm

Here's what I did! (As usual, clicking on the photo will take you to a larger image.)

First, I made the blanket. I used a simple pattern with three colors, then chained one around the entire blanket, then a row of double crochet, then a shell stitch. 

Closeup:

Then I took a bunch of pictures of the blanket, found the most usable one and cropped the image and made a graphic using Paint Shop Pro and printed it out one 12" x 12" cardstock. And to keep it pretty on the inside, I flipped the paper over and printed the other side with a checkerboard pattern, using colors I took from the blanket graphic.

Here they are against a plain white sheet of cardstock for comparison.

I used the large bag from the Happy Holidays Kit from SVGCuts for this bag.   

The inside:

And the blanket out of the bag. I wrapped the blanket in green tissue paper for gifting.

I think they both turned out nicely, I'll be doing this again. 


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lisaviolet is sixty something, married with no kids, takes care of lots of cats, likes taking photographs, loves Southern California weather and spends altogether too much time avoiding her responsibilities.

In her spare time, she makes pretty things to sell in her store.

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