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E' sempre l'ora del tè! / It's always tea time!

Mi sono accorta che è passato un sacco di tempo dall'ultima volta che vi ho mostrato un mio lavoro all'uncinetto. Non pensiate che non abbia più lavorato, anzi, sto imparando diverse nuove tecniche che mi portano via molto tempo, ma qualche lavoretto sono comunque riuscita a finirlo, come questa tovaglietta. Quando ho visto questo cotone l'ho comprato al volo, come sempre senza sapere di preciso cosa ne avrei fatto - mi piaceva troppo il colore. Poi l'ispirazione: perché non provare a fare una tovaglietta per l'ora del tea? Essendo di una sfumatura così vivace credo che ispiri il buonumore solo a guardarla, e il motivo granny secondo me non stanca mai. Voi cosa ne pensate?

I realized that it's been a very long time since I last showed you some crochet. Don't think that I haven't been working lately, on the contrary, I'm busy learning some new techniques that take much of my time, but I've been able to make some new items, like this placemat. When I saw this cotton I immediately bought it, though I had no idea what to do with it - I just loved the shade. Then I had the idea to try and make a tea time placemat! Its shade being so bright I think it makes you in a good mood just by watching it, and I do believe that you can never grow tired of the granny patterns. What do you think about it?





Il set da tea della mia bisnonna mi sembra ci si accompagni proprio bene, ma non è in vendita, invece la tovaglietta sì, la trovate come sempre sul mio shop! ; )
My great-grandmother's tea set goes amazingly well with it in my opinion, but that's not for sale, only the placemat is, and you can find it as always in my shop! ; )

Comments

  1. Beautiful placemat ! And china...
    Have a great day !
    Anna

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  2. ...direi che tovaglietta e set da tea sono perfetti! Baci!

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  3. Beautiful - simply stylish!
    Love the colour
    Ali x

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  4. Deliziosa davvero!Hai fatto dei bei progressi quest'estate,per quanto riguarda l'uncinetto,vedo!Ciao e ben trovata!

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  5. Beautiful placemat!!
    Greetings.

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  6. Nemmeno io avrei potuto resistere a questo colore, carinissima.
    ciao
    Paola

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  7. Beautiful!!!!!!!! I just love the colour!! and your granny's china is lovely
    I wish you a happy month of September!

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  8. I agree with you. It's always time for tea. And you presents it so well.
    Miss

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  9. Wow, what a beauty!! ♥ And the tea set is so pretty as well, a very atmospheric photo :-). The doily's color is similar to the color of the lace scarf I made lately, funny accident! Greetings, Nata

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  10. Hi.. Visiting your blog for the first time.you have a lovely blog.. Following you now.. Beautiful placemat with lovely color! The tea set looks so good with it.. Have a great day!

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