Thursday, January 10, 2008


I made my beloved hot water bottle
(or güatero as they call it in Chile) a quilted cozy.
I made the patchwork with some cotton scraps
and machine quilted it with some wool felt as backing.
I used one of my birdie hand carved stamps to stamp a piece of fabric
to give it a more personal touch.
Perfect for these winter chilly nights :)

18 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Amapoftheworld said...

Hoooooola Nine!!!!

tanto tiempoooooo

Muchas gracias por tus saludos navideños y tambien te deseamos un nice 2008!!!

....ya imaginaras como va ha ser para nosotros, jajajajaja

Wueno er guatero!!!!!, jajajaj

...Oye,estuve viendo los bocetos de la nueva casa..uuuuuh ta linda...pero no querias una casita chica????, jajajajaja....yo creo que igual será grandotota, no?

Bueno, muchos saludos a toa la family y un abrazotote para tí.


1/10/2008 12:06 PM  
Blogger Carlene said...

Geninne, I NEED this! It is so, so cute!

Actually, I have been thinking about knitting one, but yours is just so...cute!

1/10/2008 12:47 PM  
Blogger natascha said...

Cómo me gusta! Es precioso!!!
Tus ilustraciones de pájaros me parecen preciosas! De verdad, una maravilla.
un abrazo de Madrid

1/10/2008 12:56 PM  
Blogger Regina said...

seen such a pretty hot water bottle! The stamped bird adds the perfect touch!

1/10/2008 1:13 PM  
Blogger Regina said...

p.s. Happy new year!!

1/10/2008 1:13 PM  
Blogger Tina said...

Great job. I need one of those. I'll have to add it to my project wish list.

1/10/2008 1:28 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

This is so wonderful! You've managed to take an every-day-not-so-attractive item and make it into some beautiful :)

1/10/2008 2:03 PM  
Blogger flora said...

It looks SOOOOO GOOD!!!! You need to sell this!!!!

1/10/2008 8:13 PM  
Anonymous Lilotte said...

It's so cute ! I love it. It makes me miss quilting, but my days are not long enough.

1/11/2008 12:24 AM  
Blogger red-handed said...

I totally digging your wee birdie drawings ...

1/11/2008 5:18 AM  
Blogger Sonia said...


1/11/2008 6:12 AM  
Blogger Jenna said...

So pretty. I love your attention to detail in all your work.

1/11/2008 6:21 AM  
Blogger Yolanda said...

I love this . I never would have thought of a water bottle cozy.

1/11/2008 9:04 AM  
Blogger Lori Pickert said...

a beautiful thing :^)

so wonderful to bring beauty into every part of the house, and the day.


1/11/2008 11:32 AM  
Blogger eva said...

I`d love to try hot water bottle too. My toes are cold all the time. But I`m afraid I could get addicted by it :) LOL!
Lovely patchwork here!!!

1/11/2008 10:40 PM  
Anonymous Ninotchka said...

Could you share w us what you did for the open/close part of this so the water bottle would fit in?


1/15/2008 4:29 PM  
Blogger Veroka said...

hermoso y muy util!

1/23/2008 7:33 AM  
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