25 January 2014

Ros's birthday pressie


Now today I've got a funny thing to tell you.  Well, two, actually.

My friend Ros has a birthday just after Christmas and the first funny thing to tell you is that she loves my tatting.  She's a pleasure to make things for as she likes it loads.  Admittedly I usually make her jewellery and she always gets one of my Christmas designs too.  She gets 'just because' presents mainly, though.

Anyway, just before Christmas she needed help with re-hanging her curtains so I wandered up to her place and fixed them for her.  I decided that I'd make her a runner for her windowsill so tatted the set of motifs below to match her colour scheme.

Well, I couldn't see her on her birthday so took up the present the day before and told her not to open it.  Next day she rang to say thank you and I asked her what she'd done with it.  Second funny - she said she'd put it on her windowsill!!!!  Well we must be able to read each other's minds!!  In case you wonder - this is the motif.


12 comments:

  1. That is gorgeous!!!

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  2. I love the Fandango Mat as well.... have done the 'inner' and am doing 'both' to make a cloth for our coffee table.... multicoloured to use up 'ends' LOL Bet she was pleased as punch!!

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  3. Very wonderful!!! :)

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  4. Lovely, very clever colouring !

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  5. Very nice. Great minds think alike obviously.

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  6. What a lucky lady she is!!

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  7. Wow Jane...is there a pattern for this. I really like it. Wow...

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  8. Sherry it's been on my site a while now. Here's the link http://janeeborall.freeservers.com/MotifFandangoCoaster.pdf

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