This year I was inspired to make some handmade Mother's Day gifts. Both my mother and my grandmother were given the special talents of being able to sew and make many different gifts for me and for others.
It was a blessing for me to be able to use the gift of sewing, passed down to me, to make some special items for my mother.yesterday, my oldest son had made himself an apron and that led me to make one for my mom.
I had gotten this red, yellow and green floral fabric at GW about 3 years ago not knowing what I would use it for. I just really liked the folk look it had. My mother's new kitchen is tan and her pots and pans and utensils are dark red, so the fabric was the perfect match.
I had quite a big piece of material so I was able make a few more kitchen accessories to match. Potholders make nice gifts because they can be decorative and useful as well.
Pretty dishtowels are so fun and easy to make and can also brighten up a kitchen. I used two pieces of fabric, sewed all the way around with the right sides together, leaving a small space at the top to turn them right side out. Iron them when done sewing and stitch once around the outside edge. I actually want to make more of these.
Mother's deserve the very best because they give the very best of themselves. My mother has been such a wonderful person of love and encouragement in my life. She has taught me many great lessons in life, especially how to give of myself and share the love we have with others.