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Thursday, 1 March 2012

Woody

I`m rushing to post this because it`s 11.55 p.m. and I want to be able to say: it took me ONLY 3 days to make this Woody doll for Gregory. Tomorrow (today?), anyway, so THURSDAY is World Book Day and the teachers asked the kids to come to school dressed as a character from their favourite book. At somewhat of a push, my son decided that Toy Story HAS BEEN published as a book so he`d dress up as a cowboy (with no actual resemblance to Woody). Last weekend I was browsing the Cross Stitch Forum page on Facebook and found this site recommended there with all these cartoon character patterns, so I made this doll for him to take along. My mum is arriving tomorrow... today... on Thursday from Hungary, among other things to help me prepare for the International Food Festival of St Monans - an annual event for which I should be, if not actually preparing anything yet, at least organise my thoughts, and what do I do? I spend 72 hours stitching like a madwoman, then sewing up, thus creating an even bigger mess with bits of thread and cotton all over the carpet... Tomorrow (now definitely today!) I`ll have 3 hours to clean and tidy up a bit before it`s time to go to the airport - but who cares? My Mummy`s coming, YAY!!!

2 comments:

  1. Awesome stitching! Very dedicated mom. :) I would love to find those patterns.
    Good luck with the Festival!

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  2. Cheers, Katya! The link to this Russian site I mentioned is
    http://marinasmn.gallery.ru/watch?a=QHT-dhJw
    That`s a direct link to the Disney patterns (well, in this case, Pixar), or rather SOME of them she`s got - if you go to her home page, you`ll find thousands more!

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