bella's handprint

My mom really wanted a handprint of Bella. When she last came to visit, she spent a lot of time tracing Bella’s hand, along with Pete the Penguin’s wing and Puppy the Dog’s paw, of course. I traced one of those handprints onto some muslin and embroidered it. It turned out way cuter than I thought possible. I made one for my mother-in-law and hope to make one for myself.

bella's handprint

notes: embroidery hoops from goodwill craft bin, muslin and embroidery thread from my stash, inspiration from plumpudding

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3 Responses to embroidered handprint for mother’s day

  1. chris (mom) says:

    What a wonderful keepsake. Such a surprise!
    Thanks, Julie.
    Love
    Mom

  2. Just visiting your lovely blog and had to leave a comment about this gorgeous ‘handprint’!
    I love this beautiful gift, I’m sure it will always be treasured. What a brilliant idea

    Yvonne xx

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