Thursday, December 07, 2006

Steve Irwin Tribute Sampler

I felt overwhelmed by the idea of stitching my grandson a little ornament last weekend, so I started this sampler for him instead. Don't ask me where the logic is in that. But 5 days later, this is the result.
This Lizzie*Kate is one I've always wanted to stitch and after the death of Steve Irwin "The Crocodile Hunter" on September 4th, I decided it was finally time. My 3 year old grandson and his mommy (my daughter Emily) were big fans of Steve's show on Animal Planet. These words were Steve's motto and it's what I want Bryce to grow up believing, so I stitched it for Bryce as a tribute to Steve.
RIP Steve Irwin.
I've also made those changes that peeve a designer off bigtime, and charted out Nemo and Dory and Marlin. I'll add a few buttons to it before framing it this weekend.
Now on to that ornament.


Blogger cathymk said...

Nice one! I love your little dory and nemo and marlin - what a sweet idea.

4:13 AM  
Blogger Debs said...

That is wonderful. I'm sure, in this case, that Lizzie Kate would be proud of what you have made of their design. Its lovely and your grandson will cherish it and his grandmother who lovingly stitched it for him.

10:18 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

What a lovely sampler, and a wonderful memorial to a gentle advocate for animals.

I love Dory, Marlin, and Nemo, too!

1:19 PM  
Blogger Michele said...

soo nice Adana .. your grandson will cherish it and what a nice tribute ... I love the additions too :)

1:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is such a lovely idea and a wonderful tribute to someone who gave us so much pleasure and did so much good.
Hugs, Angela

6:29 PM  
Blogger Alison said...

That's wonderful Adana. I just love your creativity! Poor old unlucky was he?

6:29 PM  
Blogger Chelle said...

What a cute idea, Adana! It looks great. I was thrilled to find your blog. Maybe we can meet up at Rockome in June!

6:33 PM  

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