In case you are wondering what all of these have to do with each other, bear with me. This pertains to a 5-year-old boy.
I talked about Noah and the “sleeping bag” (pillowcase) he made for his bear over here.
Like most 5-year-old children, he is inquisitive and full of questions.
Such as… “Why is this called a head?”
If you recall there was trauma when he thought I was going to cover up the animal print with the black fabric, when they were placed right sides together.
He was also very concerned when there was a strip of leftover fabric. He didn’t want it to go to waste and he insisted I do something with it.
The strip was about 2.5 wide, and even when I trimmed the piece to make it even the slivers were not to be wasted. In fact he snatched them up so I wouldn’t throw them away.
And the sliver of fabric he so tightly cherished, was found on the floor in the living room the next morning.
Don’t worry Noah, all my fabric scraps go into a bin for pet beds.
In all of our discussions regarding pin heads, sewing machine feet and fabric scraps, he wanted to make another pillowcase. I told him about the Million Pillowcase Challenge where he could make a pillowcase and give it to children who are sick, or have no home, etc. and suggested we could make a pillowcase for that. He was excited about that, so much so he told his dad all about it when he saw him. Warms a grandma’s heart.
So Noah, someday soon you can make another pillowcase and add yours to the number. There are also some pet beds to be made and stuffed for the animal shelter.
Love you Noah, and keep your generous heart.
Enjoy the Journey, Jackie