Is This a Bird’s Nest?

Camden wanted to make a card for his other grandfather but insisted that he sew it. I assured him we could and would, though he had a hard time picturing how he could sew a card.

He choose blue and red fabrics and I thought he was old enough (9) to learn to use the rotary cutter and ruler. He was very careful and did an amazing job with accuracy. 07-DSCN6535I had him sew all the strips together, then use batting as the backing as he sewed decorative stitches along the seam lines. 

14-DSCN6582At one point he got “stuck” and the machine wouldn’t move. I had to explain what a bird’s nest was. The next time he got stuck he showed me his handy work and asked if it was a bird’s nest and it most certainly was.15-DSCN6584Cutting the heart from the center of the card.
18-DSCN6590And very pleased. 19-DSCN6592He wrote a nice note to his grandfather and it went in the mail the next day.

What a special thought and gift you made to be cherished Camden.

Proud of you.

Love Grandma.

  • Susan Owenby

    lol, yes, that is indeed a bird’s nest. 🙂

    He did a fantastic job! That should be well loved. 🙂

    • Jackie

      I love working with them. It will certainly be treasured I am sure.

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