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« on: March 09, 2009 07:52:31 PM »

This is my third (and final) embroidery post for the day. I started this while in the hospital after my baby was born. I wanted to make something for my mom in honor of my grandma, but couldn't come up with the perfect idea. In the hospital, my mom brought me a book that grandma had given her. My mom had never read it. It was a collection of essays, and there was a bookmark in it with a note from my grandma to my mom, telling her to read a certain essay. It was about gardening (a passion that all of us shared) and when I read it, I knew I had found the quote I wanted to embroider. It also speaks of faith, a legacy I am grateful these two amazing women passed on to me.

I drew the quote out in my own handwriting using a pencil; I don't like my writing too much, but I guess that makes it a little more personal.

Oh, the other photo is a crewl kit that I did. It's from "the creative circle" and is dated 1983. (it's out of business now I think!) A friend gave me a bunch of old kits- some were cute, others just awful! I sold most at a garage sale, but did a few.  Thanks for looking!





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« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2009 12:35:39 AM »

Great quote!

(Might have to pinch it to stitch a little something for my wife, who is a gardener)

I presume your Mum loved it, you can tell there's a lot of love put into the work.
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« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2009 05:51:15 AM »

Just lovely!
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2009 03:46:05 PM »

Very nice. What a super sweet gift.
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2009 03:19:05 PM »

Super gorgeous!
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