I so much wanted a heart in the title line and tried alt-3 on my keyboard, as that should give me a heart symbol – but it didn’t work. Also tried the ampersand code (♥) and that didn’t work. WordPress must be a different encoding style and there’s not enough time to look it up. Oh well. . .it was a nice little challenge to start the day.
Cleaned up the studio over the weekend and got my mojo back again. For Valentine gifts, I used KarrieLyne from Freckled Whimsy‘s pillow tutorial on Madame Samm’s Stash Manicure blog for throw pillows which I made for the grandchildren. They love to read and pillows are nice for lounging while reading. The embroidery machine was very useful in this endeavor. Each child got something on the front of their pillow that is “just right” for them. That was a lot of fun. The little girls came over yesterday and were thrilled. Will have to finish the ones for the boys and get them in the mail this week. Here’s a pic of all four of them before being stuffed with a pillow form: