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Granny Patchwork and Teacup Tea Cosy


The Granny Patchwork style tea cosy is a tea cosy inspired by patchwork and chintz.


Whilst making the Football and World Cup Trophy Tea Cosy, I had a thought… For the non-football fans, what if the football was like a patchwork quilt. And what if the trophy was a cup and saucer? A modern twist on a granny style tea cosy.





I think it will be lovely to have the patchwork parts with images of lovely English blooms, a rose, pansy, campanula, lily, daisy and an anemone. It would look like a real granny patchwork on the tea cosy. 



And on the top a fine bone china teacup and saucer, well a knitted china cup at least. I love to drink tea put of cups and saucers, it just tastes better. And I love delicate cups with flowers painted or printed on the sides. I remember my Grandma always used to use a cup and saucer and never a mug.



I do love patchwork; it’s a brilliant way of recycling fabric and it looks so beautiful and colourful.





I may add some frilliness at the bottom of the cosy to soften the appearance and I think any Granny would love a bit of frilly, lacy or ruffle.

 



I know TeaCosyFolk prides themselves on designing tea cosies that don’t look like something you’re granny would have, but we shall make an exception for this Granny tea cosy.



    



 










Tags:  family cup flowers patchwork granny 
 
 
 
 
 

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