Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Bookmark Birth Sampler

Original design by Kell Smurthwaite ©

I thought it would be nice to do a miniature birth sampler for my son to hang on the door of his nursery and hit upon the idea of using a pre-finished bookmark for the basis. This is a white 18-count pre-finished "Stitch-n-Mark" bookmark stitched with Kreinik Silk Mori Milkpaints 534 and 544 (two shades of pale, turquoise-blue), backed with white, sticky-backed felt and finished with a white ribbon for hanging. It has his first and middle names, this date of birth and his birth weight, along with a tiny hand and footprint motif. (Click on the picture to view the photograph full-size.)

I think it looks rather sweet and I think I might do another mini-sampler with my wedding date on it!


Jen said...

That is so adorable with the little hand and feet! So cute!

Thanks for sharing! :)

wendy said...

sooo cute! little hands and feet..aww!

Margie said...

This is so adorable!!! Great job on it! I love the little hands and feet! :~)

Linda said...

That is gorgeous and a brilliant idea

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