I’ve been a huge fan of Wild Olive for years and have downloaded (and embroidered) a fair few of the free patterns but this year I decided to give her Spring Stitching Club a go. It was a very important little chap’s first birthday coming up and when I saw the preview of the club I just knew that I had to start this project for Noah.

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In total this project has taken me around four months and it has had to have been very hush hush because I really wanted it to be a surprise, hence the lack of posts and updates. There might have been a few days where here and there I’ve posted a hexagon on my Instagram but nothing massive.
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It was fun to make but not leaving myself a good and proper few weeks at the end and the amount of hand sewing it took to do meant that even the day before I was up at the crack of dawn getting it finished. But boy oh boy when I finally did, I was so happy with how it came out. Hopefully it’ll be something that will bring comfort and joy for many a year to come. My only regret is that some of he edges weren’t as well finished as I would have liked, but you live and learn and the Strong family were very pleased.
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Oh and we even made Noah’s cake (baked by me, decorated by Tim).

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We had the best time at his birthday party and I can;t quite believe that this little ray of sunshine is one already, where did the last year go?! Happy Birthday Noah!

 

 

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