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Chapter forty-one – BaBa buttons

previously on The grey tailI know, I know. my startitis is hopeless.

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so what is it that I’m going to add to Manu‘s Marquoir? well, during the summer I asked Elisabetta if she could fulfill this crazy request, and she did. masterfully!

I gave her BaBa‘s pictures and she gave me these in return!

a hoard of BaBa buttons!
all handmade and hand painted by Elisabetta.
I’m in love!



I’m so amazed, really. I knew she was good but when I saw these I had stars in my eyes. 🙂 thank you, thank you, thank you Eli!

in the meantime here is another of Manu‘s designs I’ve been working on during the summer, StitchME, which came with another of Elisabetta’s wooden buttons.

36ct. French Vanilla linen and cotton threads by Nina
of course now that I have BaBa buttons I’ll definitely add one to this project too.
see the brown vine on the right? it’s off by one stitch. of course I found out only after I reached the top, a 300 stitches high top.
guess who loves the Doodler too..
bye bye almost finished vine 😦
until you attach the button, I’ll add myself to the project! 😀
this is one of Nina’s packages. always a treat.
lovely stamps from Hungary
and these are other linens I got from her, the red one is adorable.
supplies for Song of the Season

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don’t forget to enter your comment for Signed Pumpkins, and autumn giveaway. you can read all about and sign in IN THIS POST ONLY.

good luck and see you tomorrow!

hugs and happy xxx,



5 thoughts on “Chapter forty-one – BaBa buttons

  1. Oooh, those fabrics and threads look gorgeous! And I can’t believe you got Taras buttons!!! They’re adorable – can’t wait to see what you’re going to use them on. 😀


  2. Wow, she did an amazing job with the buttons! It’s a very good likeness of Taras.
    I love all of Nina’s linens too. I just won some in a Facebook giveaway that she had and they’re wonderful!


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