|Emma's Pillow!! Cest fini! |
All in basketweave...for my friend that counts stitches...5,928 stitches!! I could not bring myself to count as I stitched, the number was figured when complete just this morning.
I stitched constantly while waiting for our little bundle of joy to arrive. Passed several hours in hospital with threaded needle zipping along.
Whitney [my amazing daughter] titled this little picture of Emma 'my favorite little human'. I know I'm just a tad over the moon with her but isn't she the most adorable granddaughter!! I started the design of her pillow after I read a blog post of Whitney's that referred to Emma as 'our little bird'. It soaked deep into my head and brewed for a bit, then I started collecting photos of birds. I'm not sure how many sketches I had going before the above finally arrived on my canvas.
If you'd like a canvas of 'Emma's Pillow' to stitch for your own little bird, it's available soon. Have your local needlework shop order through Ruth Schmuff Designs.
This design is also available in a petite version without the ladybug border or as a belt with just the ladybug border. Pictures should be up on the website soon. Happy stitching!