Friday, March 15, 2013

Minecraft Zombie Pillow - Finished!

This creature turns eight tomorrow.

{Santa left him reindeer food. I suspect he's planning to steal a reindeer next Christmas.}

EIGHT.

He requested a Minecraft Zombie pillow.

{16x16"}

As you can see, it's vastly different from the Minecraft Creeper. I did oblige him with pixelation this time. I don't think a single piece of this green is actually Emerald...


The backing was a no-brainer. The Dude loooooooooooves minkee. {Mom loves using selvage ends so there's no hemming.}

{Ooooh, minkee...}

This year, he...
...survived his dad's longest deployment {and the first one he'll remember}
...learned how to read - and how to love reading
...asked if his little brother would come knowing the Gangnam Style dance

...got retainers to widen his mouth {wait, we want him to have a BIGGER mouth?}
...gained a ton of self-confidence as he learned to ride horseback
...let his hair grow out because people told him he looked like a California surfer dude
...watched every.single.episode of the new Doctor Who with me
...ran his first 5K {and second...and first Disney race}
...traveled to Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Disneyland, Washington DC, Atlanta, and New York City
...obsessed over Angry Birds, Minecraft, and Just Dance 4


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10 comments:

  1. Great when out kids want us to make stuff for them!

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  2. Happy Birthday! My first baby turns 10 this year so I feel your "pain" at how fast they grow up. I love the pillow you made, and it looks like he will, too :-).

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  3. Happy Birthday to The Dude. Hope he loves his pillow.

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  4. What a fab pillow! You did a great job! Whoop whoop!!

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  5. great pillow! isn't it so nice when the kids ask you to sew for them? thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

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  6. Happy Birthday to your EIGHT year old!!!

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  7. mine is celebrating her 14th tonight, without a quilt made bad mommy, glad he still likes moms gifts!

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  8. How did I miss this post? :) What fun things your son accomplished this year. Kudos to him for the races and the reading!

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  9. Thank you for linking up in March to Richard and Tanya Quilts on our Link a Finish Friday. We will have a new linkup available every Friday. So stop by and share what you have been working on and check out what others are doing.

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