Friday, September 20, 2013

A Few New Pinterest Ideas

I've shared before about how our Sunday School class provides meals for families in our class who have had new babies.  A couple from our class just had a their first baby last week - a little girl named Olivia, and this past Monday was my night to make them a meal.  I always like to include a little gift with the meal, and I almost always make a flannel baby blanket.  This time, I also embroidered the baby's name on a onesie.
 I used this tutorial that I found on Pinterest, and I was so pleased with the way it turned out.  To get the cute lettering, I typed Olivia's name in a cursive font in Microsoft Word, and then I enlarged it until it was the size I wanted.  Then I held the onesie up to the computer screen and traced the name onto the onesie with a disappearing ink fabric marker.  I used embroidery floss to stitch her name over the marker.
 I am horrible at making French knots, so I decided to dot the "i's" with little buttons.  I really liked how the buttons ended up looking!  Olivia's mom loved the little onesie, and I loved how simple, but still very special this little gift was.
 This week I also tried a new recipe I found on Pinterest - this Blackberry Pie recipe.  Jim loves blackberries, and when I saw that Aldi had blackberries on sale last week, I knew that it was time to make this pie.  It was delicious!  There is a caramel layer on the bottom of the pie that makes this pie SO good!
I love trying new recipes and crafts, and Pinterest is just full of fun inspiration!

1 comment:

becka said...

Love the onesie! I will have to try that pie. :)