Friday, 30 November 2012

Klaar! African Flowers vir Helena

Onthou die African Flower-kombers waaraan ons saamgewerk het vir my tannie Helena? Ek het hier daarvan vertel - my sisi het in Ierland African Flowers gehekel, ek en Helena hier in Suid-Afrika.  Soos wat ons gevorder het, is die blomme na Potchefstroom gepos en Helena het solank aanmekaargewerk...en toe was dit klaar!

Remember my aunt Helena's African Flower blanket CAL?  I posted about it here. My sis worked in Ireland, and Helena and I here in RSA.  As we completed batches of flowers, it was mailed to her in Potchefstroom, where she started joining the lot...and then it was finished!

Dis nou groot genoeg om bo-op haar dubbelbed te pas, en sy sal nog aanhou om dit groter te maak.  

Ek love dit.  Presies wat ek wou gehad het dit moet wees - 'n kombersie wat baie trane toemaak en nuwe goeie memories skep.  

It is now big enough to cover the top of her double bed, and she'll continue to hook more flowers for it.

I love it.  It came out exactly like I hoped it would - a blanket to cover lots of tears and create new happy memories.
Looking lovely on my queen-sized bed!


susan nieuwoudt said...

Wow it sure came out lovely and will keep your Aunt warm for many winters to come. I also made one but used black to combine the flowers but the green is so much more like a veld of flowers.

Teacups and Tiskets said...

This blanket is beautiful. I have wanted to do an African flower blanket for some time, but have only managed a handbag so far.

I think its great that this was a CaL.


Ellebel said...

Dankjewel voor je compliment over mijn poef! Jij hebt ook een heel leuk blog. Ik ga je volgen!
Groetjes van Ellebel

Weaver Birdie said...

Beautiful Afghan! Good team work! I can't imagine doing such a huge project, all by myself.
Thanks for stopping by and wonderful comment at my blog.
Take care

Annette - "MyRoseValley" said...

Oh la la Stel. This is a real beauty. And the fact that you are all involved making it makes it so special. Great idea.

Rummy... How I remember us playing rummy at my Dad's summer house. Me sitting next to him or my stepmother to be a helping hand. It is by far my favorite card game. I haven't played it in years though... I also played a lot of solitary card games. I could sit for hours on the veranda when the rain was pouring down. What great memories. Thanks for awakening them. :D

Anonymous said...

Absolutely love it! the grey make the colours pop. And it's such a lovely story that that flowers are made by two sisters, thousands of miles apart.

Happy in red said...

Wat MOOI!!! Je bent vast trots.