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Sketches for Linus

I received an email from Laurie asking me if I could post some of my sketches from here to use as a pattern to embroider quilts.  My first thought was, NO WAY.  Not because I'm a snob, but because for one reason or another, in my mind I have deemed those sketches not good enough and the thought of  them permanently on a quilt makes me cringe.  (Now that I read that back I am realizing, oh, it IS that I am a snob.)   Then Laurie explained that she makes quilts for Project Linus and I knew I had to post the sketches.

When my third baby was two she was hospitalized.  A woman came by and gave her a "Project Linus Blanket."  The thoughtful gesture and seeing my baby enjoying her new blanket in the hospital really meant a lot to me.

Sylvia and her star blanket

Star blanket behind Sylvia.

Now it is my fourth baby's favorite blanket.  Notice her loving the fringe.

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And Laurie, yes, please feel free to use these sketches as patterns for quilts!

fairy sketch

balloon sketch