~HAND CROCHETED BABY SWEATER SET~
My Mother who is now closer to 80 than she is to 70 is amazingly talented. I've shared with you before that most of all I've ever learned in my life came from her. Sadly, one of the things I
don't can't do is crochet. I want to learn someday...just have so little extra time, but it IS on my 2-Do-List!
About a month ago I learned one of my nieces was expecting her first bundle of joy and she's having a girl. It's become a little tradition in our family to gift the mother-to-be with a hand-crocheted baby sweater set as a new baby keepsake.
~TINY LITTLE BOOTIES~
I still have the ones made for my children and they are very special to me. I've kept them in pristine condition and one day I will pass them down...
~FRILLY LITTLE BONNET~
My Mom fashioned a darling little sweater, bonnet and booties and I just love how they came out. I especially love the tiny embroidered rosebuds and minty green leaves...
~HAND EMBROIDERED ROSEBUDS~
In a day when so much is mass-produced it still does my heart good to see something lovingly made by hand. Just about any of us can pick something up at our local Baby's-R-Us or Tarjay (Target), but to take the TIME to create something that takes hours and hours to do...well...
priceless...don't you think?
(Thanks, Momma! You're the best!)
Today I'm off to swim with my Miss K (gosh...remember her???) at our local water park. Can you feel my
Yeah...I'm so happy about it I'm still in my PJ's...
Hope your day is wonderful. I'll be slathering on
anti-wrinkle cream sunblock by the truck-loads.
Love to you...