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Fringed napkins

napkins1 As a kid I loved fringes. My grandmother had a tubular pillow on her sofa with 2 large tassels at each end. I spend hours braiding and combing these tassels. During TV, tea time, whenever we sat on that couch, I had my hands on that thing. So if you need something to occupy your little grandchildren or children - buy something with long fringes or tassels! napkins1b When I stumbled over this instructions to fringed chambray napkins at the Purl Bee, I knew I had to make some. Chambray is a special fabric with the thread used for the weft is different than the warp so you get a fabric with mixed colors so to say. I'm always impressed how strong the original colors of the threads look and how they blend so......

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Compass
embroidery |
2014/02/18

Compass

I took a plunge and bought some light blue DMC embroidery floss on a cone. The yarn is enough to circle the medival city wall of my town twice! I...