Sew in Love

May 18th, 2009




I’m fortunate to work with so many talented people but the true surprises are the receptionists in my office. They each are not only fantastic at what they do on a regular basis but they happen to be some of the most creative people I’ve ever met.

This project was inspired by the ever-so talented Elatia. I saw her “sewing a letter” to a friend and was completly blown away. I was so intriqued by the idea that I wanted to try something similar. I decided to send a little love letter to my husband and base it off of white college ruled notebook paper. Since I’ve never sewn type, I kept it simple for this first attempt. Many thanks to Elatia for the constant source of funny and inspiration!

41 Responses to “Sew in Love”

  1. Anna Says:

    So sweet. Right you have inspired me to start being more crafty!

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  3. edyta szyszlo photo Says:

    SEW perfect!!!! had to brag out it on the blog 🙂

  4. sarah j Says:

    Love this! Especially the note paper… adorable touch!!

  5. joanna goddard Says:

    i am so in love with this, i can’t believe it. wow. i am gobsmacked. thank you so much for sharing.

  6. joanna goddard Says:

    ps. i’m really in love with your blog and am adding you to my link list right now! xoxo

  7. Amy Says:

    That is just so adorable!!

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  9. Taylor B. Says:

    This is something that he will keep forever!

  10. erik Says:

    no offense, but this looks so similar to this brilliant piece by laser bread:

  11. Kathleen Says:

    Thanks for the sweet comments! Please do feel free to share, thank you!

    Thanks for the tip Erik, that is a lovely piece! It’s so cool to see all the interpretations of such a mundane item. I can’t wait to check out the rest of his work!

  12. CMN Says:

    Love. Adore. Raptures!

    Oh please, pretty please, may I have permission to re-use your photos on my blog?

  13. kickpleat Says:

    wow, this just blows me away! lovely.

  14. Nathalie Says:

    Oh I love it….what a fabulous idea and so unique…I am sure that he loved it!

  15. Summer Says:

    What a wonderful idea! I love that it’s simple, yet thoughtful…what better way to tell someone you love them?

  16. jamieofalltrades Says:

    Very, very sweet!

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  18. nicole Says:

    Love it!

  19. joanna goddard Says:

    hi my dear! i posted about this on my Glamour blog and everyone adored it! thank you so much!!!

  20. jen jafarzadeh Says:

    wow, I love this! it turned out so great, too!

  21. Miss Kitty Says:

    Wow, what a neat idea!

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  23. Shanon Says:

    So delightful! I love it. =)

  24. cindy Says:

    adorable! i wish i wasn’t so impatient i’m even a receptionist as well and could prob get away with doing this while i work!

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  26. Nuno Says:

    i love the idea…where i can get one of that?

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  28. mer Says:

    sew sweet!

  29. Little Lovables Says:

    Oh, I totally love this!!

  30. Amanda Says:

    We blogged this, so blown away, so beautiful, thank you so much for sharing:

  31. Cookie Cutter Says:

    This is so sweet and creative! If someone gave it me to, I would totally melt!

  32. Amnah Says:

    This is amazing. Please, please share some intructions on how to do this (including materials). I saw this on Oh Happy Day. I’ve added you to my favorites. I’m so inspired.

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  35. suzanne Says:

    oh, i loved seeing this so much that it has stayed on my mind for these weeks until i finally created my take. thank you for finding inspiration in another and then sharing it here.

    truly so sweet.

  36. gunnel svensson Says:

    Oh, I really like the sewing note!

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  41. linda Says:

    Wow, now that is seriously a cool project and really heartfelt letter to send to someone…lovely!