Thursday, June 2, 2011

A Thoughtful Gift

A while ago, you may remember, I made these shoes for Emeline when Katy at No Big Dill was doing her Once Upon a Thread series.


Well, my sister in law (who is partially at fault for this whole shoe business in the first place) ordered some to give to her new niece for birthday/welcome to the family party later this month. And I don't think she could have picked a better design for such an event.


You see, sweet little Elise Nadia was adopted. She's two and her whole world has changed.


So what could be more meaningful than shoes inspired by a book in which a little lost bird looks for and finds his mother?

I hope she loves them. I hope they make her feel as special as she is. And I pray that she will feel safe and secure and loved all the way down to her red polka dotted toes.



Tracie said...

I'll send you a picture once I have a chance to take one! :)

adventuresindinner said...

So lovely and what a wonderful memory for this wee one of joining her new family.

Abby said...

Adorable shoes. I hope the little lady loves them and her new family

Ty and Whitty said...

These are so cute too! You are one talented momma! I just wanted to let you know that I featured your cute little striped pink and grey little girl shoes on my This weeks pinterest loves #3 so make sure to go and check it out and grab my button :)

A mommy's life...with a touch of YELLOW

k a t y said...

They are beautiful. The story behind them is so touching and apropos. Thank you for sharing!