Thursday, April 23, 2009

For Emma~

A childhood friend of mine just had her first baby at the beginning of this month. I was soooo happy for her, and to celebrate this very special occasion, I made this little pillow for her daughter – Emma!!

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Pattern: Plum Street Samplers "Hare’s Easter" Revised
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 18ct oatmeal aida by Regency Mills
Stitched Size: 4.25" x 4.25"
Pillow Size: 8” x 12”
Finishing Date: 04-21-2009

When I first see this lovely design from Plum Street Samplers, I knew I had to stitch it!!! Although this design is for Easter, I thought it still would be suitable for this occasion, since Easter is all about life and birth~ So I left off the wording at the bottom and added Emma’s birthday to personalize it.

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I actually finished stitching it a while ago, but was busy and didn’t have a chance to finish it until this Tuesday. I’m pretty sure my dear friend is super busy right now and won’t have time to check my blog, so I think it’s safe to show you all first~ I plan to mail it out with other goodies tomorrow so it can be there for Emma’s first month celebration~ I just love how it turned out, and I hope my friend will love it, too~~

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  1. This is SO cute pillow! I really love it :)

  2. This is so sweet Theresa!
    I just love the colours and fabric chosen! Thumbs up!

  3. This is such a lovely pillow you made for her! She will be very happy with it.

  4. I LOVE what you have stitched and finished - it is absolutely gorgeous. Lots of Love Patti xxx

  5. Theresa! That is just adorable!! How precious and such a wonderful gift for your friend:)

  6. OMG! That is the most adorable baby sampler pillow I've ever seen. I can see this sitting on the rocking chair in the nursury. Awwww!

    Great work Theresa!

  7. Oh, it's so beautiful pillow! Amazing! I love this soft and girlish colors of fabric, and your stitching match to them very well. Wonderful gift for a little girl and her mom :)

  8. Theresa...the pillow is amazing! I am sure your friend will be so touched and happy to receive it! Just beautiful! And thanks for posting about my giveaway!

  9. That is the cutest pillow! Love it.


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