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Goal: 36
Start: #19
Current: 20

Monday, January 17, 2011

Designing with Blue and Green

blue and Green designed afghanBlue and Green, what fun! Squares and rectangles from lots of folks. I know some are from Sandie, Joy, Alexis, Rose Marie, Jessica and Yvonne as well as my long term stash from before Give a Square. If I missed someone, please sing out. I try to scan the pictures and remember who sent what group of squares. I really can't keep track of each individual one; but don't want to leave anyone out.

This blue and green makes me think of a favorite formal from my high school years. My mother thought I was a bit wacky when I selected blue and green satin fabric for her to make me a dress. The top was turquoise, and the bottom was green. It was a basic empire wasted dress, sleeveless and floor length. I wore it to the winter formal. Loved the dress so much the following year for she added an overlay of a blend of the colors so the dress would look different and I wore it to the prom. Several years later a friend borrowed it for her sister to wear in her wedding. I've never heard back from her since and so never got my dress back. Makes me sad, even to this day. I've gained weight so naturally couldn't wear it now; but Mom made it and it was my favorite.

Am having great fun folks designing with your squares and rectangles, keep em coming. Please keep checking back in...I've got more for you to see.

Scarves 20
Hats 39
Mittens 0
Socks 5
Slippers 3

Please remember all donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated, and all donations keep someone warm. We help, one stitch at a time. It truly DOES make a difference. THANK YOU!


  1. Check Facebook. Maybe your friend is there and you can get your dress back. Ohhh maybe she spilled something on it and was afraid to tell you. Heheheh Anyway, maybe you could make use of the material if you can't wear the dress. I've had some dresses like that, that I wish I still had. Good memories.

    I see my two blue popcorn-ish squares in there. Those were fun to make and should make a really warm ghan. I love blue so of course, this will be one of my favorites of your designs.

  2. Thanks Christine, you know what a fan of blue and green I am.

  3. Oh, this is gorgeous! I love all those blues and greens together.


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