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Shawl entitled 'The Old Woman who Swallowed a Fly'.

Shawl entitled 'The Old Woman who Swallowed a Fly'.
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This is a soft pale cream acrylic shawl, cot blanket or wall-hanging. I have fringed the edges and hand-embroidered the story of 'The Old Woman who Swallowed a Fly' in the squares. The designs are entirely from my own drawings. The spider's web is stitched in a metallic thread and the rest in stranded cotton. The shawl measures approximately 24" (61cm.) by 39" (99cm.) within the fringe. It is hand-washable in cool water.


I have to tell this story, in exactly the same words, whenever I put my grandson to bed. My grandmother used to do the same for me. An older grandson insists the shawl isn't finished, as I haven't included a coffin to indicate that the 'poor old woman is dead, of course'!

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by XStitcherJoss within 3 days of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £5.00 £1.00

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