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Baby boy booties

It's no secret that I get invited to a lot of baby showers. Lately it seems that I am always working on something baby related. I decided to take some time and get a head start on some of the more time-consuming parts of the gift ensembles I like to give. I pulled a comfy chair into the shade of a tree, had my basket of supplies next to me and I got to work. It was so relaxing to stitch in the breeze of a beautiful summer day! Hence, perhaps the reason I ended up with 3 pairs of booties in 2 days. Actually, make that 4.... I made a girl pair yesterday that I will share later. I'm now addicted to crafting outside! Try it, you'll like it!
Supplies: Papertrey Ink baby bootie die, vintage blue felt from My Favorite Things, hot fudge felt from My Favorite Things, Linen felt from PTI, assorted DMC floss, fray check

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