Monday

New baby....


In about 30 days our family is going to have a "New Member".....

My Niece is expecting her 'first' baby...  The family is overjoyed.   All of my Sisters children have given her grandchildren except this one girl... she is the baby in the family and "It's her turn"..... "Moey"  lives up in Ohio while her husband is finishing his "MBA"... and we have been monitoring her progress over the web -cam and e'mails... I know she is excited and is missing her mom, who lives on the other side of the Earth...but they stay in touch and her mom will be there in August to attend her grandchild's  birth....


I found this cute "pattern" for a wall hanging and took a photo from a magazine.  Yes, sitting in a doctors waiting room, a craft book was  among the reading material on an end table...Don't you just love it when you find such things....


As you can see I made a few changes, not knowing at the time "Boy or Girl"? Then when I found out I had to add the "Soccer Ball"... "Dad loves Soccer"!


Moey and her husband have not come up with a name for the baby, or at least their not telling anyone yet, so it's unfinished.. I'll have to put it away for another few weeks.. but I wanted to share it with everyone because I'm really excited to have another baby in the family, and this baby is from my sweet niece "Moey"......
(Love you honey)  <3





"Cross Stitch" is one of my favorite forms of crafting.. it takes time and 'good eyes' but I love to do it!  Makes me sit still and calms me....
I'm thinking of making this into a "Wall Hanging".. but then a "Little Pillow" would also be nice for the baby's room??  Hope the new baby's name is not too long... 
Once I get the babies name and birth date stitched , "I'll know" which way to go!

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I'm going to link this up to these very creative parties..

19 comments:

Sherry said...

Your cross stitch is beautiful. I love to cross stitch also but have been doing some embroidery lately. I have a couple of cross-stitch projects in the process but have to work on them when the light is good lately. Your niece will love your gift.

Anita@GoingALittleCoastal said...

This is so cute! I haven't cross stitched in year. In fact I still have my youngest son's baby wall hanging undone. He is 16 now! I know thats bad. I don't think he'd like the little bunnies anymore.

Lourie said...

So beautiful! And so exciting!

Granny J said...

Sandy that is so pretty. You've created a wonderful keepsake there.

Fantastyk Voyager said...

That is beautiful! I used to love to cross stitch! I haven't done it in years. As you say, it takes good eyes...

Misty said...

What a beautiful keepsake this will be! Thanks for linking @Creative Itch's "Sew Cute Tuesday"!

anne maskell said...

You have done a fabulous job! Your niece will love it! I love to cross-stitch too, but it is alot of work! Congratulations on a job well done!

Ott, A. said...

Thanks for stoppin' by for a Latte' and yes you should totally stop back by for our canning party! It will be a lot of fun and there will be give-a-ways even if your not a "canner". :) The cross stitch looks great, what a nice gift!!!

Linda said...

Congratulations on the newest member of the family! My new great niece is such a joy to me. I don't have any grandchildren yet so my sister let's me help with the granny duties! That little cross stitch is adorable!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Love your cross stitch....There is nothing like a new baby....

Karen said...

Wow, you are one fast stitcher! I love cross stitch too, but my eyes gave out; I need better bifocals (or is it trifocals?) That is a beautiful keepsake for the new little one!

Betty said...

What a wonderful cross stitch piece. You are so clever.

Jami said...

What a lovely gift...she will be so proud of it!
smiles!

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Debbie said...

How very exciting for your niece. I have crossed stitch many years ago...it is a great hobby...my eyes could not do it though anymore. You did a great job!

Emily said...

So cute! Love the attention to detail.

Heidi said...

Sweet! The handmade things are the ones that meant the most to me when my two girls were babies. I know your niece will treasure this. You did a great job on it! Thanks for linking to Heart and Home Wednesday Gratitude!
XO
Heidi

Juniper Hill Antiques said...

Congratulations! New babies are such a blessing and so fun! Your cross stitch is darling!
Linda

Sadie said...

Hey Sandy, I just LOVE your cross-stich, When I first saw it, I thought where could she have gotten such pretty prints and when I read the whole post about making out of just seeing a picture at the Doc's, I just went, WOW!! That's unbelievably gorgeous!! Congrats on the new member in your family!!

Holly said...

What a sweet wall hanging. A new baby is always such a wonderful time for everyone - enjoy!

Thanks for linking to Tickled Pink a couple weeks ago...I took a little (unexpected break) but I am back!