Wednesday, February 20, 2008

lilac dinosaurs

The reason for my choosing to visit The Natural History Museum on our last trip to London, was because our young friend Hannah loves dinosaurs. This is the scarf Toby knitted for her as a suprise present. He played around in photoshop and then printed off these Triceratops, in co-ordinating lilac, onto image transfer paper. Toby then ironed it onto fabric, hemmed and sewed them onto the scarf.


Blogger Caroline B said...

Is there nothing you can't do Toby! Love the colours on this,Hannah will love it.

2/20/2008 8:59 PM  
Blogger ladysnail said...

what a thoughtful gift! that is amazing. the colours of the knitting sits so nice next to the triceratops. when i was little i had a plastic triceratops and one of them long necked ones. we had collected the tokens from weetabix boxes and sent off for them. dx.

2/21/2008 2:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I bet Hannah was delighted with this.

2/21/2008 10:17 AM  
Blogger Catherine said...

Cool. :D And very nice to go to so much effort!
Thank you, you've also reminded me I need to buy some more printable fabric sheets...

2/21/2008 5:07 PM  
Blogger clare said...

What a gorgeoous scarf - love the co-ordinating colours, and the idea of the dinosaurs


2/21/2008 6:50 PM  
Blogger PG said...

Wow, that is so pretty, lucky Hannah; what a thoughtful, kind present.

2/22/2008 6:37 PM  
Blogger ladysnail said...

hello toby. thank you for my stitched squid! he is very nice and made me smile! thank you. i will put a post up on my blog when i am near the scanner. dx.

2/22/2008 8:00 PM  
Anonymous Yvonne said...

Hannah loves her scarf - dinosaurs are her favourite things in the world - and no-one else at school has anything at all like it!! Thank you Toby.

Yvonne x

2/26/2008 1:00 PM  
Blogger Joanna said...

What a great scarve, love the images, I have thought about printing on some fabric, it looks like it worked really well for you.

2/27/2008 3:35 PM  
Blogger Magpie Magic said...

This is so cute. Your friend Hannah will love it!

2/29/2008 9:14 PM  

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