Monday, November 29, 2010

Tuesdays Treasures

Todays treasure is very special to me , when my granddaugther Aylssa was only eight years old she drew this Santa on a piece of construction paper with chalk and her Dad allowed me to take it home and trace it off and I made this wall hanging from her sketch . Alyssa was not aware that I was doing this . Every line on this Santa was hers , if you click on the picture to make it larger you will see some stitches I did around the eyes , she had those in her drawing as well as all the lines in the beard which I made individual pieces for .The only thing that is not in the original drawing is the holly leaves I placed on his hat . Oh she also had added the snowflakes on the side so I embroidered those in . I think it is awesome not my work but her work , she has a lot of talent for eight years old don't you think ? She is now 15 and a musically talented young lady but I know deep inside is an artist just waiting for another opportunity to show the world .Love you Alyssa!
Thanks to Melody for hosting Tuesdays Treasures and to see more treasures go here .
Have a great Tuesday.
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  1. What a fabulous idea and a wonderful thing to have.

  2. Hello Sheila,

    Oh this is so special.Alyssa did a great job on the drawing and you followed through with the applique. A great treasure.
    Happy days.

  3. How special. The wallhanging is gorgeous. Hugs, Jeanette

  4. Most definitely an artist in the making.... really lovely and what a great idea to make it into a wallhanging.....

  5. that is what I call a treasure...just lovely and your GD is very talented..

  6. What a delightful treasure and wonderful idea.
    I was only thinking today that maybe I should turn some of my nieces' drawings into stitcheries. She gives me at least one a week and I am running out of ideas of what to do with them all.
    Thanks for sharing your beautiful treasure and have a fantastic week.

  7. Definitely talented. It was great that you thought to capture that picture in fabric.
    It will now last a lifetime.

  8. What a talented daughter you have. It was a great idea to make a more permanent version of her drawing. Her mother seems to be a bit talented herself.

  9. Wonderful and very special as well. Don't forget music is an art as well ;-) so she is still expressing herself artistically. It is great that you were able to turn her picture into a quilt.

  10. How special that you made it into a piece of everlasting family history - and - what a talented young lady. Last but not least - what a talented Grandmother :)

  11. He's quite lovely! She has talent!