Monday, 10 August 2009

handmade #1: Baby blanket

I said I'd put some photos of my work in a post, so here it is.

This is a baby blanket I finished last week for a friend who sort of commissioned me (it sounds far too official to say that!). It was to be a present for a friend of hers who gave birth last monday! It is woven with a relatively chunky eco cotton, which I dyed with indigo, brazilwood and weld. I'm actually surprised at how much softer this one is than the first blanket I made for another friend, purely because I've woven in a different pattern. I tassel the ends by hand, and then back the blanket with really soft brushed cotton.


I hope you like it! I'll put some more photos of my work on here at some point, unfortunately the pictures don't really make them look that good as we only recently upgraded the camera, but I've got two other pieces on the go at the moment, so I'll show you them once they're done.


9 comments:

  1. Wow!love them! You could totally sll these for tons of money!

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  2. Very pretty! I'm especially impressed by the tassles :D

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  3. thank you both! the tassels are actually surprisingly easy, but its probably a trade secret!

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  4. Its absolutely beautiful, you should be really proud of yourself. x

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  5. Wow, very impressive, its lovely and im sure your friend would have loved it!

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  6. It's so beautiful and looks so cosy I want to curl up and have a nap with it!

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  7. Such a beautiful blanket. I love its soft colours, just perfect for a new baby.

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