I had the pleasure of taking an order from my sister-in-law (well she will be one day)
A couple of freinds of hers were having babies. A while ago we blogged about a changing/play mat I made for her 2nd baby and she loved it so much she wanted one to give as a gift to her friend. She knew they were expecting a boy so I made him this.
She then asked if I could make a little tactile trinket for the baby. I instantly knew I what I wanted to make.
Now the story so far has been a happy one, but unfortunately its not the case for her other friend.
She gave birth to her baby boy at only 24 weeks. While he was in the care of the professionals I was asked to make a similar trinket for him. They called him a little star as he was a fighter. Unfortunately the battle was too much for him. I was hesitant to go ahead as I didn’t want to upset the couple but I was insured it would be fine. So, I made it and posted it off and was pleased to hear it was a well received memento of the precious time they spent with there dear son.
I never imagined that something I see as a simple task could bring joy to some and comfort to others.
Lovely bright baby quilt and such a touching story. I’m sure the toy will be treasured for many years to come and will help the parents mourn their little one.
Thank you. They have adopted the rocket theme and set off rockets at Christmas and new year.