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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Santa Soft Book

My daughter and I found this at the bottom of a bag of fabric. I remember buying it about 17 years ago, when she was 3, and then promptly losing it. I think I need an intervention on fabric hoarding...LOL!

I ironed it for about an hour and cut it out.

I found some batting scraps that were the perfect size and pinned it up.

I just did a quick stitch around the pictures and then the outside edge of  the pages. DD is so in love with the Rag Quilt texture, she wanted me to leave the page edges open.

Sew it together and square up the pages and...

Ta Da! 

It's cute under the tree and she says it is going in her cedar chest after Christmas.
She is very good at reminding me that it is the littlest things that can mean the most.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!


6 comments:

Valerie said...

That is so sweet! Gives me hope that I will use all my fabric someday! I know that meant a lot to your daughter.

WhyCuzICan said...

Awwwwwww... such a thoughtful and loving gift!

Nicely done!

Smiles while I visit from Tales of a Trophy Wife's WILL CRAFT FOR....linky party,
Suzanne in NW Illinois

Shiloh said...

What a sweet gift! It's so neat that she is going to keep it in her chest. Lol, I have problems with things disappearing into the black hole, I mean, fabric pile, too.:)
Shiloh
everydaygameplan.net

Marilyn said...

So pretty.. Very creative and looks AMAZING.. : )) Would LOOOVE for you to please share it via my Pin'Inspirational Thursday Linky party happening tonight if you have a moment.. *SO PIN WORTHY!!* LOVE it.. Thanks in advance.. Wishing you an AMAZING start to your Holidays.. Merry Christmas.. Cheers. xoxo.. M<--your newest follower here with SMILES!!!
http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/12/pininspirational-thursday-13-linky.html

Ron @ TOGBlog.com said...

Greetings from the last conservative in Southern California :-)

I am your newest follower.

Take care and have a gr8 day :-)

folkhaven said...

How sweet! I would have thought you'd missed the window of opportunity for that gift be at least 10 years, but she's treasuring it in her chest! What do you want to bet that book will be well loved by your grandchild one day?!