Archive for September 27th, 2007

Happy Birthday, Grandma

My maternal grandma turned 84!

She has introduced me to so many crafts and nursed my interest in yarns. I saw my first log cabin motif when she spread her knit afghan across the couch and pointed out the light and dark diagonals. (Such a novel idea to my eight-year-old self.)

This pillow is a beautiful example of her needlepoint. I just love the color scheme of bright and cheery pink with cool blue. Blues and yellows have been my favorite since I was little and the gold yarn is a really pretty accent color for this piece.

Thank you, Grandma for all the beautiful handcrafted gifts. There is love and warmth in every stitch.

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