Wednesday, November 17, 2010

A Russian Doll Christmas

The time has come to make Tilly a stocking, to hang beside Justin's, mine, and Bella's. After hours of deliberation as to whether I should put an 'M' for Matilda, or a 'T' for Tilly, I decided on neither.

Instead, Tilly gets a pretty little Russian doll, which matches the lovely bedding my Mum made for her Moses basket, and the cushions and little quilt she made for the nursery. Plus, a lovely linen doll print, flown in from Beijing, for the trim.

And what will Father Christmas be putting in Tilly's stocking this year? Well, one thing that the little elves are sewing up is a set of stuffed Russian Doll skittles for a mini-bowling game. Here's a little sneak peek into Santa's workshop: