Wednesday, May 23, 2012

ahoy little matey!

A baby boy expected in July put me to dreaming of a soft flannel blanket for his mother to swaddle him. Nautical themes for the nursery led me to sew and embroider this blanket of blue and white pinstripe


adding a crocheted edging of bright cardinal red.

This was wrapped in blue tissue paper and placed in a blue and white polka-dotted box with these baby wash cloths to wait for the little matey to make his appearance.

3 comments:

no spring chicken said...

Adorable! I love the blue and white with red, and the crocheted edging is so classy. The mama is going to LOVE your gift.

Blessings, Debbie

wayside wanderer said...

This is so sweet! I love it and I am sure it is a much appreciated gift.

Karen Andreola said...

Your homemade gift to welcome a tiny one it sure to bring a smile. I like your red accents. The nautical theme is one my mother liked. She would sew anchor patches to my little brother's clothes.
Karen A.

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