Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Lucky Protection

Made for my grandson Jack, who was born Friday the 13th, October 2009.




I finished it Christmas 2011.





I used red thread for protection.
On the back, I embroidered the Hemp Leaf (asanoha), a classic sashiko stitch used in Japanese infant clothing and bedding. For luck.


number eighty five

6 comments:

Deb said...

I've been waiting on this one...it was worth the wait!

Karen said...

Yay!!!! It's gorgeous. Congratulations.

henrietta (aka ani aka zani) said...

a life time of love for you and jack to share...hopefully it will get passed on and on for many generations. quite lovely.

helen said...

What a wonderful treasure for Jack! this is one of my favorite pieces. What size is it? Did you say and I jusr missed it? anyway, curious.

Nancy said...

This is an amazing gift for him. I'm so glad you shared it and your thoughts behind it too. I can see making up many a dot story for many years!

Minka said...

I love this