Friday, October 23, 2009

cozy morning blanket




the heat wave has ended. finally! we're still in shorts and flip flops, but even if the days are still warm, the evenings and mornings are getting chillier. so i made us a morning snuggle blanket.

most mornings begin on the couch in the dining room. and we've been trying to snuggle under this tiny crochet blanket, but it's not really working.

the blanket is made from squares that are pretty random put together from scraps. the blue base, the plaided bias binding and the striped background are all made from old sheets. there's no padding inside, i just left the background sheet double and that's good enough. alas, cheapest blanket ever, but it looks and feels really cozy and comfy. a few degrees less and i can make pumpkin soup. and then a few more and i can pull out a woolen sweater and socks. not sure when exactly that will happen, but we'll get there.

wishing you a happy and cozy weekend.

14 comments:

  1. Lovely post - happy weekend to you too!

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  2. Transitioning into a new season, especially autumn, is so exciting and so cozy...

    ...and wow, your skills are amazing Trinsch, such a wonderful blanket! Have a great time this weekend under the blanket! :)

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  3. lovely patchwork!!!!
    have a nice weekend too :-)

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  4. what a beautiful blanket! i am far to impatient to master such a project...

    it's so funny to read you are yearning for cooler days when i'm digging out my gloves and hoping for a bit of sunshine... but i guess i'd really miss the change of seasons if i lived in a warm place all year round. so: wishing you some beautiul autumn days soon!

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  5. A beatiful blanket and I love the fabric on your sofa. Have a golden weekend! xoxo

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  6. This blanket is beautiful, Trinsch! Love the color combo. Someday I hope I'll be brave enough to take on a quilting project like this!

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  7. Beautiful blanket: I love it!!!!
    The picture of the feet is so cute:)

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  8. Darling little toes! Love that quit too! Very cozy!

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  9. your living room is so filled with light and beautifully decorated. i bet the rest of your house is too!

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  10. Well done! It looks very nice to be "random"!

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  11. What a beautiful blanket!! Your living room looks really comfortable...
    It's getting cold here in NY too. I would like to get a beautiful warmy blanket like you have... xo

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  12. love the blanket... Must be nice with still warm days. Here in DK is is getting really cold - and raining a lot... Did you improvise the pattern completely?

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  13. I love the blanket. Scrappy quilts really are the best I think. =)

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  14. love your cozy morning blanket! even better that it's from scraps and old sheets. that is the very best kind.

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