Thursday, February 15, 2007

Cosy Tea


I don't own a teacosy, something which clearly must be put to rights. This teacosy is a gift for a friend and will accompany one of those little teapots that sit over the cup. He is a devoted tea drinker and always makes tea in the pot rather than the cup. In my eagerness to make the thing I went ahead without having bought the teapot/cup, I have my fingers crossed......

I really want to try out some alternative teacosy designs now that I have the bug, probably the beginnings of a new obsession.

Expect more teacosies soon.

20 Comments:

Blogger Krawuggl said...

Oh, this is so sweet and lovely, the colours so happy and nice. I especially love the way you did the appliquee, cute! I am absolutely thrilled by its charm.

Thursday, February 15, 2007 3:45:00 pm  
Anonymous kim said...

That is so adorable. You are very talented. I long to be able to sew, but I think I'm much better suited for knitting.

Thursday, February 15, 2007 5:39:00 pm  
Blogger knittingphilistine said...

Your teacosy is absolutely darling. Every teapot certainly deserves one of those pretties.

Thursday, February 15, 2007 5:39:00 pm  
Blogger jacqueline said...

i love love love tea cosies! the more kitsch the better as far as i am concerned.

last year i posted a selection on my blog http://passionfruit.typepad.com/serendipity/2006/10/everythings_com.html

and now i have fallen in love with your teacosy...it is just wayyyyy too cute for words!!! beautiful!

Thursday, February 15, 2007 7:53:00 pm  
Blogger jacqueline said...

i just noticed that the url didn't carry across properly - i should have made it shorter!! however go to my october 2006 archives if you are interested.

Thursday, February 15, 2007 7:55:00 pm  
Anonymous Maggie said...

That tea cosy is so adorable!! Your friend is going to be so pleased!! You really do beautiful work!!!

Thursday, February 15, 2007 11:17:00 pm  
Anonymous marjorie said...

Your tea-drinking friend is going to love his cozy. I'm wondering what you lined it with. It's very pretty.I have become a morning tea person lately, I open the school now at 7 a.m. for the children who arrive early. Don't ask me how early I get up in order to do this. When I get to school I make myself a cup of tea, and a bowl of porridge in the microwave. I know that's the wrong way to make porridge. But it tastes good.

Friday, February 16, 2007 12:06:00 am  
Blogger Amelia said...

Oh my, that's so pretty. I got a sewing machine for Christmas but it's at the house in Wales which means I haven't been able to practice much. If I get good enough, I think I'll be asking where you got the pattern. x

Friday, February 16, 2007 7:17:00 am  
Blogger opportunityknits said...

It's so sweet, perfectly good reason to put the cosy before the cup-pot!

Friday, February 16, 2007 10:31:00 am  
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Blogger Elizabeth said...

A very charming cosy! I'm sure it will be appreciated. I always make tea in a pot as well, even just for myself. This is because I use my own porcelain mugs and if I constantly poured boiling water directly into them they would crack. A good tip for those who like to use homemade pottery.

Friday, February 16, 2007 4:08:00 pm  
Anonymous Sabine said...

Adorable. Reminds me that I need a tea cosy too - only it will have to be a felted one as I haven't your sewing skills.

Friday, February 16, 2007 5:22:00 pm  
Blogger Charity said...

I love teacosies! This one is wonderful, you did a really nice job of it. :0)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 12:26:00 am  
Blogger Flavaknits said...

What a pretty teacosy - When I grew up and learn to sew I will try to make one for my robust and chunky Denby teapot - it desperately needs one as the tea cools done very quickly!

Saturday, February 17, 2007 8:51:00 pm  
Blogger Flavaknits said...

What a pretty teacosy - When I grew up and learn to sew I will try to make one for my robust and chunky Denby teapot - it desperately needs one as the tea cools done very quickly!

Saturday, February 17, 2007 8:52:00 pm  
Blogger weirdbunny said...

I love teapot cosy's. Love the cupcake on yours. Hope it fits the pot.

Saturday, February 17, 2007 9:11:00 pm  
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Blogger Arianwen said...

I love it! I feel inspired to have a go at something with cakes on!How are you stoping your cake fabrics from fraying when they are washed? Did you bondaweb them first?

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 7:47:00 am  
Anonymous heather said...

It's very cute - lucky friend ! I keep meaning to try the one that was on Knitty a while back but never get round to it .... too many projects, too little time ! :0)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 6:58:00 pm  
Blogger Cherry Rolfe said...

Are those little pockets? I heard an idea for putting sweet smelling herbs in teacosy pockets so that they released their scent when warm!
Yours is delightful!

Monday, February 26, 2007 2:26:00 pm  

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