I had never embroidered before, but I had the urge to try it recently. I drew some simple flowers, and Ava drew a scene on paper – which I transferred onto fabric.
Before I could start stitching, I had to untangle the gigantic knot that Ava had made with the thread when she was 2. I had been cutting what I needed from the edges over the years, but this time I figured I would work to separate the colours.
After several evenings of stitching here and there the pillows were ready to be sewn and stuffed.
Here’s my completed pillow…