I don’t know about you, but I’ve found myself glued to the television and to NPR today. Much like ten years ago, I can’t seem to hear enough about the details of that day. It’s funny, isn’t it, how in just a moment or with just a picture we can be transported right back to that day – as if it was yesterday.
I remember that day, even menial details of the day, so vividly. I’m sure you do, too. My parents always spoke of the Kennedy assassination by first saying, “I know exactly where I was when I got the news.” I used to think that was crazy. Now I understand. Almost as if frozen in a viewfinder, I can see myself, my husband, our friends visiting from NY, and the Boston skyline. It began as such a beautiful day, didn’t it.
Well – today it seemed kind of strange and disingenuous to post a How-T0 Craft project … but I also wanted to keep up with Celebrate Sewing month. So I found a solution. What I call a “Message Pillow.” “A pillow that has a message.
I don’t think any sentiment could be more accurate on a day like today. I know for sure I really will remember that day for the rest of my life. So, I feel confident this pillow will be an asset to my home!
If you’d like to make one, here’s how I did it:
I love that this technique is SO easy and SO fun – you can pretty much create a pillow to “say” whatever is on your mind…
I hope you’ll make one of these for yourself … but maybe one with a slightly more upbeat message …. like