Jaxon was diagnosed with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) 5 days after his second birthday (Feb 2011). His mother told me that Jaxon is the seventh (7th) child in Canada to be diagnosed with this rare disease.
I am his great-aunt Louise and I come up with the idea of this blog to keep people informed, and to use my passion for stitching to raise money for the FOP organizations.
Yes, you read that correctly - another finish and no, I didn't start it a long time ago. lol Well after finishing the Bethlehem, I was sitting there working on my tabletopper and thinking about the cute patterns that I had received in my order from 123Stitch. Next thing you know, the tabletopper is on the coffee table (I did finish the thread that I was using) and I was searching through the goodies. I found this really cute pattern and to be honest, it was the hat that I loved. I had never heard of this designer before - "Val's Stuff". The pattern is entitled Happy Holidays and I used a piece of unknown yellow opalescent aida cloth, DMC floss and Victoria Clayton silks. I loved how the Russian Sage silk worked out for the hat. So without further ado.... here are a couple of pictures for you.
PS, I also got the Santa button I needed for Santa's Coming so I updated that picture as well. Until the next time - warm, gentle, caring hugs. Louise