Kristy VERY kindly produced a pattern of a nest for her Songbird so that I could depict another aspect of my MIL's life for her story quilt.
Well here she is united with her nest!
My MIL has three children and I had a
|Can you see the "M"," M" and "J"?|
Having children is such a labour of love isn't it? Like most labours this block was born in the wee hours of the evening. There was pain and suffering ... especially trying to place the letter fabrics within the eggs.
But as with every birth - the pain and suffering quickly diminishes when everyone finally clears the birthing suite and you are left alone to gaze in wonder at what you just achieved. I feel a bit like that with this block - no matter the tiny imperfections - as I look down at her, she's perfect to me ...