A Comfort Book

This is such an inspiring post about another sort of Stitchbook, that I just had to repost it so that I can share it with you, but also so that I can find it again easily myself. Thank you so much Margaret for this wonderful idea.

thecraftycreek

Ever had an idea and just run with it…

A friend who is going through difficult times at the moment recently posted on facebook that she had heard about comfort boxes, the idea being that friends and family wrote something nice about you and when you’re feeling low you can read the comments for a pick-me-up. Lots of people wrote comments.

I suddenly had the idea that if you made a little fabric book with pockets in, you could put messages in there and carry it with you, a little book of comfort.

I felt it needed some words running through it and chose a poem from Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne. I selected some variegated thread and stitched the lines of the poem with simple back-stitch.

The pages sort of came together as I went along, finding fabrics that worked as I stitched. My friend has very different…

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14 responses to “A Comfort Book

  1. That is such a wonderful idea!

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  2. I love the idea – thanks for posting the share …

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  3. Margaret always comes up with the coolest projects!

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  4. Murtagh's Meadow

    Such a lovely idea

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  5. Going Batty in Wales

    Thank you for sharing that – it is a wonderful idea.

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  6. A wonderful idea. Thank you for sharing.

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  7. What a lovely idea! 🙂

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