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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Chains of Love

This is going to be my entry for the pets on quilts contest at SewCalGal, if I can figure out how to do it.

Meet Blanche Neige and Chains of Love, my Irish chain baby quilt, the first quilt I ever completed.  Chains of Love was made for my granddaughter, who turned six years old today.   I finished it a couple of months after she was born.

Ella attends French immersion school, she was in Kindergarten last year and is starting Grade 1 in a few weeks.  Blanche Neige is the Kindergarten class hamster.  Ella and her family volunteered to keep Blanche Neige over the summer.  She is very cute and everyone loves to play with her.  She responds to human presence and likes to be around people.  She was very difficult to photograph though because she moves around constantly and quickly.  The cookie kept her still for a minute or so.  She does have two eyes; she just had one closed for this photo.  "Blanche Neige" translated  means "Snow White". 

23 comments:

  1. Absolutely delightful. Your quilt is lovely, and so is Blance Neige. I can imagine little Blance wasn't that cooperative as a quilt model. But you were smart to pay her with a cookie.

    A hamster was my first pet and they still hold a soft spot in my heart. I'm happy to hear you gave Blance Neige a home for the summer. And please tell your granddaughter Happy Birthday from me.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  2. Adorable - I think Blanche Neige was giving you a wink! Beautiful quilt, thank you for sharing.

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  3. sooo cute oh and the quilt is lovely too.

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  4. Blance Neige looks so cute sitting on your beautiful qult! Thanks for sharing! Nola

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  5. I think your little guy is adorable. They can be ver busy. Lovely quilt as well.

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  6. Snow White obviously loves your quilt.

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  7. What an awesome gift - I'm sure it will be treasured for a lifetime!! Snow White is adorable!

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  8. Snow White is adorable. He's so cute eating that cookie!

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  9. I miss having a hamster!! We always had one when the kids were growing up, they are so much fun!!

    Your quilt is beautiful, Thank you for sharing!

    SheilaC

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  10. I'm dutifully going through and leaving a comment on all the blogs so I can be in the running for more prizes. I've wanted to see whether a password is needed when posting on my blog anyway :)

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  11. What a cute little hamster and your Irish chain quilt is beautiful. Great job for your first quilt.

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  12. soooooooooo cute and such a lovely quilt

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  13. Your quilt is just lovely!
    Micki

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  14. Your quilt is beautiful, and Blanche Neige is one cute little hamster. Good luck, my dear friend. Hope you do good!
    Happy Quilting!

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  15. Cute, cute, cute. And such a beautiful quilt. Thanks for sharing.

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  16. Oh my gosh, this has me laughing! She is so darn cute!!! And the quilt is beautiful too. I know what you mean about animals that are hard to get of picture of because they are moving around. You sometimes end up with all backgound - no pet!

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  17. Your hamster is so cute. Beautiful quilt too.

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  18. So cute!!!I voted in your hamster for the best "Pets on quilts"...

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  19. Love your quilt. The little guy is too funny!
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

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  20. This brought a smile to my face. Blanche Neige is so cute. I think she is winking at me.

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  21. Blanche is so cute. I love the colors you chose for the chain quilt. Looks great!

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  22. Haha, what an awesome picture! And a lovely quilt too :)

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