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 Welcome to the February 2018 Theme 

 CELEBRATE AFRICA
This month we celebrate the geographical beauty
of this amazing continent.......

 
   
  
the bounty of its amazing wildlife.......
  
its culture.......
 
and 'Father of the Nation' (South Africa)......
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madiba)
Here are some beautiful squares from our members, to provide you with a little inspiration........
December 2016 theme - African flower squares   Mini Christmas Challenge Lion Feb 2016 Africa theme

February 2016 - Celebrate Africa - 2 Elephants February 2016 - Celebrate Africa  
  
July 2014 Remembering Madiba 1 
Squares inspired by African animal  or fabric colours/designs

                      
 photo    
     
or a flag or two of the many nations that make up Africa.
                
If you're feeling really energetic, perhaps you will achieve a whole blanket's worth of squares.  :))
   
and remember, it's not too late to include toys for the children
  
And if you're still not sure where to begin, these tunes will get those needles, hooks and looms working, I'm sure.....
 
Please sit with me under Chris's umbrella as we make some LOVE-LY squares to CELEBRATE AFRICA!
Lots of squares, blankets, hand warmers, hats and toys.
Our love and care in every stitch.
Volume...... so there are always enough items for every needy child.
Every child receiving our knitted and crocheted items will know that they are valued and loved.

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Beautiful, Diana :) xo

Beautifully done, Diana.....thank you.  :))

Wonderful! bold stripes. Loving them.  

Couldn't celebrate Africa without at least one elephant!

Lesley, this is adorable!  Well done ... xo

A delightful elephant has joined the celebration. Thanks Lesley.

LOVE elephants...this little guy is SUPER cute, Lesley.  :))

Some more elephants to keep Lesley's company.

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Patricia, these are lovely! (I tried an elephant applique like this and couldn't get it right, so I'm even more impressed!)

Patricia, your elephants are so sweet!!  I'm sure Lesley's elephant will be glad of the company :)) I love the grass, sky, and sun in the bottom square ... I especially love the sky.  Ours has been very grey for the past few days so it's lovely to see a blue one ... :))) xo

I wasn't sure it was a very African landscape but I thought at least it looks nice and cheerful.

Patricia, you're right ... it is very nice and cheerful :)  A child will love it, it will add beauty and warmth to a blanket, and I think that's more important than "looking like" an African landscape.  It certainly brightened my day :)))  xo

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