Monday, May 18, 2009

A little hand

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Don’t look too close.  I am seriously lacking in the embroidery skills department.  Lets just say I un-intentionally went for a “handmade” look….cough cough.  But despite that this was a fun and fast project that shows off my little man’s hand so I can display it on the wall like a proud mama.  I’m sure he’ll really love it hanging on his wall when he’s 17.  Yep, I’m sure.

I’m making my way back to Cleveland today.  Traveling for 9.25 hours (including layover) with my 2 year old.  I’m feeling cranky already.  Luckily he is a great traveler, but it still puts my stomach in knots.  I’m sure you all can relate.  Wish me luck!

22 comments:

Pam said...

This is just precious and what a great idea! I am going to do this with my niece who is two and give it to my sister.

the 6 o'clock stitch said...

Oh, this is a brilliant idea...adding it to my "relishing..." list for the week. Thank you for sharing!

Tricia and Aimee said...

Priceless! Absolutely priceless....I have my grandson this week while his parents are away...yes, I will be doing this for his new room! Thank you for your inspiration and love of life!
Tricia

Kari @ Ucreate said...

I LOVE THIS!! This really is priceless.

amy smart said...

So sweet.

Don't worry, if he's anything like my little ones, he'll fall asleep right as you're landing in your final destination. :)

patsy said...

I just clicked over hear from UCreate!!

I LOVe it!!!

I am really wanting to piece another quilt now--
do you have any tutorials?
this is a great blog :)
thanks for sharing

ferne said...

Just have to say "that is soooo cute" even your embroidery, just makes sense!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Very sweet. I love precious mementos like this. They are only little for such a short time.

Jocelyn
http://happycottagequilter.blogspot.com/

roseylittlethings said...

Such a wonderful idea, may have to make one with the kidos! IT turned out super cute!

2ndAvenueStudio-Rachel said...

cute...
very inspiring...

Lindah said...

This is just so sweet! It is so good that you have done this. You will appreciate it even more when he is grown and gone. The frame and the stand are perfect with it.

Terriaw said...

Aw, that is cute! Such a great idea.

Mountain Home Quilts said...

So did you come up with this yourself or did you see it somewhere?? Either way, we are totally copying you and I'm making one with my son (2.5yrs old) and daughter (14mo old.) Thanks! :)

Heather said...

this is very dear. . . i need to do this for my babies.

Jessica said...

This is so cute! Great job! :)

Rannyjean said...

Really a sweet idea! Have safe travels my friend!

Kama @ Today's Housewife said...

This is so cute! I'm glad that U Create had you on her blog! I wish I had had this for Mother's Day! My son is 7 months old and this would have made a great gift for the grandmothers!!
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Victoria said...

What a cute idea! I wish I'd have thought of it when my girls were little!

One Flew Over said...

Hysterical! Your post that is...the project is very sweet!

Ariel said...

What a cute idea! Titus never holds still for me to trace his hand...it scares him! He must think I'm going to cut off his little fingers with the crayon...

Knittin' Diva said...

I love this idea!! What a great idea for gifts!

Julia Griffey said...

This is genius! I am borrowing this idea and digitizing an outline of my son's hand and embroidering it on machine. I will respond back once I have it done. Love your blog. I am a mom of 3 and a blogger as well. You are my idol!!! www.machineembroiderygeek.com

Julie

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