The initial plan was to make a baby sized blanket with a ladybird theme because ladybirds are deemed to bring good luck. But of course the I let my over-zealousness take over and I ended up with a teen sized blanket.
Who is excessive? Not me! Nek!
Pop up hand-sewn appliques are a nightmare to make but extremely gratifying when completed.
A big part of the project was made with recycled fabric remnants…
pieced together in harmony. Her first baby steps to being green! :)
That’s the back of the blanket…
flaunted by these lovely international dollies.
Well at least her birthday presents for 12 years has been sorted out!