Last night was the series finale of a summer documentary series on ABC-TV called NY Med. It was a fascinating look into the workings of New York City hospitals, every bit as watchable as the old ER dramatic series that I was so fond of. If you missed it and are interested, I think you can actually watch episodes online here.
The final show featured some patients with very serious medical conditions whose odds of survival were very slim. In each case, the outcome was wildly successful, and the word 'miracle' seemed like an apt description of each. I had to laugh after I thought of that, because I had been finishing up a piece of stitching with the title, "Expect a Miracle", as I watched.
This is a design by Gail Bussi from the June, 2009 issue of JCS. It's a square for a World of Charity Stitching birdhouse-themed quilt . Looks a bit different from the magazine photo since I used the DMC equivalents instead of the hand-dyeds. And looks different in my photo than the real life verson. I think I like my photo better than the real life one actually. In any case, it was a fun stitch with pretty colors and very delicate.
Meanwhile, Pumpkin let me know that she received the little gift I made in honor of her latest miracle, Junior Pumpkin. You can see photos of him on her blog.. just the cutest little guy ever. The card design is an old Halloween motif from San-Man Originals. Seemed perfect for this little newbie. And I had those scrapbook overall brads around for a long time just waiting for the right project.
The birth sampler is the JBW French Country Pumpkin design, appropriate for the purpose, and not too girly for a boy. I won that trimming fabric in a contest a couple of years ago, and I've been hoarding that too. Glad to see my stash treasures finding a good home!