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.)

5 comments:

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

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

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

    Dad

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  4. Love LOVE Ava's pillow - so cute!!

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

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