Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Think Pink and All That Girl Stuff.....

The year was 1982, but seems like yesterday, when we were filling a nursery with all those wonderful baby items, anxiously awaiting the arrival of our little bundle of joy. Now, our little bundle of joy and her husband are filling a nursery with everything befitting of a baby girl, anxiously waiting for their precious little one to arrive. Filled to the brim with little pink outfits, ribbons and bows, Baby H will be a fashion statement from head to toe! We call her Baby H until her Mommy and Daddy decide on that special name for her!

In addition to all the new gifts that will be showered on the baby, there will be some sentimental items. This quilt was made by my Aunt Kay, and was waiting for our Jessica when she was born. I'm sure Baby H will enjoy it as much as Jessica did!

My mind wanders back to when I was a little girl. I still have some of my favorite things. The little blue dress that made me feel like a princess.....

The sweater, knit with much love by Aunt Kay. Every time I pull this out, I feel the warmth and love that she gave in her life. She was a very special person, who I miss dearly.
And, I can't forget "Dr. Bryan". Our family friend, who was also our family doctor, gave this little stuffed animal to me while I was in the hospital for hip surgery when I was two years old. Of course, I had to name it Dr. Bryan! This is one well loved stuffed animal.....

Being a quilter, I wanted to make a quilt for the new baby. Jessica, Stephanie, Katelin and I had a fun time at the quilt shop, picking out wild fabrics......
I don't typically bind my quilts with satin binding, but this type of binding also holds some sentimental value from Jessica's childhood, so I decided to use it on this quilt. It's wild and wonky, but I think Baby H will have fun with it!

So, the nursery is organized and the quilt is finished. Come and meet your family, Baby H!


2 comments:

roxanestoner said...

Can't wait to meet this little baby H girl. She is some lucky little girl to have such a wonderful family to come into the World to. Great happy quilt by the way. Love you.

Alaska Hamlins said...

Awww, I love this post. We are so excited to meet our little girl! She is definitely lucky to have the best grandparents around. Love you!