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    Maddie’s Pillows

    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.

    Once the thread was ready, I chose my colours and started stitching….

    After several evenings of stitching here and there the pillows were ready to be sewn and stuffed.

    Here’s my completed pillow…

    …and Ava’s “Mommy & baby kitty”….
    The crib is now ready for whenever Maddie chooses to arrive.
    (Everything will be removed from the crib once she’s here.)
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    5 Comments

  • Reply Mama in the City

    Looks fantastic!! I wish I had a crafty bone in my body. I'd love to be able to create something.

    November 17, 2011 at 3:48 am
  • Reply Ruminating Mommy

    Thanks. We all have something we enjoy…I'm sure my Husband would love it if I took an interest in cooking.

    November 17, 2011 at 3:55 am
  • Reply Lady Flight

    Love LOVE Ava's pillow – so cute!!

    November 17, 2011 at 6:23 pm
  • Reply Ellery Zeller

    Hey….you make the best lasagna I've ever eaten.

    Dad

    November 17, 2011 at 6:23 pm
  • Reply Ruminating Mommy

    Well lasagna and tacos are my specialty…and that about covers it.

    November 17, 2011 at 6:27 pm
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