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Thursday, 5 August 2010

The "Kimbles Cosy"

Hi there, I am loving this "blogging from the field" lark!  Mind you it does take aaaaggees to load everything up and I do have to persuade Mr K to let me have the wifi time but it IS fun! 

I was going to save this Ta Dah moment for the Tea Cosy I have made, but I am soooo surprised, and pleased  at how well it has turned out,... just out of my little old head - it materialised, I just COULDN'T wait to show you all.




I made two rectangles of this nice ribby pattern,



Sewed up the sides, leaving enough room for the handle and spout,


Then I gathered up the top and tied it in a knot



Sewed the ends in of course!


What could I do to finish it off?  I know


Loads of "picots"  and leaves later

Tah Dah!!!



It's already in use!


No more "chilly Tea"!!

Speak soon xx

14 comments:

  1. Kimbles - its the best made in the field tea cozy I've ever seen. Love the cheery colors. Wonderful job!

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  2. It's so cute! Love the picot flower on top. That just makes the whole thing come together. Love it.

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  3. That is just the cutest with the flower on top. Great work. :)

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  4. I love your tea cosy! I would like to make one too. I started a pattern but it is taking a lot of yarn and I don't have enough to finish it. Thanks for sharing your "pattern". It looks easier than the one I was doing. I'm blogging from the field too...so I know what you are going through. Luckily this RV park has excellent WiFi.

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  5. That's a super tea cozy.

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  6. Lovely tea cozy! Great work!

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  7. You have made it look so easy. My teapot is in desperate need of a cosy to keep it warm - thanks

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  8. Oh my gosh! Your tea cozy is so cute! I especially love the topper! What a wonderful project!

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  9. A very inspiring field trip, were you in the Brownies, ha ha? Love it.
    Jak x

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  10. Very sorry I'm late getting to you Kim.
    Hope you have had a good time!
    I just love this tea cozy.
    Popped in on Helen, you've definitely started something now!I wanna get a tea pot!
    No we dont usually use them, but so tempted. Well I hope you are back home today, because the weather here has been dreadful. Asbolutely pouring. I thought of you. Hoping you weren't still there!
    Hope the family are okay,
    chat soon,
    Hugs Suex

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  11. You have a lovely blog. I have enjoyed visiting today.

    Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

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  12. Hi Kimbles! I saw that you dropped by today. You are very sweet. Are you back home safe and sound. Enjoy whatever you are up to!!!!!

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  13. beautiful! great job and looks like you had a great camping trib too.

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