Sunday, April 22, 2012

I'm apparently 27 years old now...

Luckily I have some pretty amazing friends and family who did their very best to help me forget the fact =)

My mother sent me the most adorable birthday present, an absolutely gorgeous pincushion! It's sewn with such amazing care and attention to detail. In the link to ehr blog above she links to the tutorial and pattern she used. I think she partly made it for me since she knows how much I envy respect her endless patience and amazingly small stitches when sewing by hand. It's just so perfect! Thank you mom! <3

It has the place of honor next to my sewing machine with only my favorite, really thin needles in it.

I also got another present from her and it was very exciting, a brand new seam ripper with some super cool features. My seam ripper is my best friend and I think that I and this seam ripper will be even closer. If you take a look at it you will see a little "eraser" looking thing at the top and if you look at the photo of the backside of the packaging here it explains how to use it, if it works as well as I think it will, it will revolutionize my ripping =D I'll let you know how good it works once I've tried it =)


Some of our closest friends flew in from Sweden to celebrate with me and they really made sure I felt pampered like a princess with everything from lunch at my favorite restaurant, 1½ massage and spa, lot's of good wine and bubbles (both pool and wine) =)

We also got a PonyIsland cake from our friends at our party! Isn't it adorable!?


  1. Congratulations on your 27th birthday~I wish you a very happy, wonderful one and many, many more!!!!!

    I thought your pin cushion was wonderful and so beautiful, and I thought I would follow your link to get the pattern and wow! your mom wrote her blog is Swedish!!? Very, very cool! I live in the United States out west in Nevada so it was a shocker to see a blog written in Swedish, but I loved it! (I hit the translate button and was able to get the pattern - thank you!) Again, Happy Birthday!!!

    1. Thank you Tina! =)

      Isn't the cushion adorable? My mother is amazing with hand sewing (I am NOT *lol*). Glad to see you managed to find the pattern!


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