There is no doubt that my daughter loves transportation vehicles, especially ones of the aviation variety. Since she’s under the age of 3, most airplane and helicopter toys have a choking hazard disclaimer on the package, so I just avoid them.
I’ve been on the lookout for an airplane or helicopter softie, but really haven’t had much luck, so I decided to make one for her.
This was my Saturday night project, while watching Better Off Dead. We love that movie, and had not seen it in such a long time. There were two lines in particular that really cracked us up, and I jotted them down for a future embroidery project.
When I was finished with the embroidery, I thought it looked a little blank, so I decided to fill in the blank spaces with crayon. Yeah, if I ever do that again, I will be sure to color the spaces before stitching.
Saturday afternoon we went to one of the Asian markets and I found the cutest little transportation biscuits. They were under $2.00, so I decided if Darcy hated them, then it wasn’t a big deal.
She really likes the little crackers, and is fascinated with the different pictures. They taste like a slightly sweetened rice cracker and have really cute names like, “Topless Car” for a convertible and “Shovel Truck” for an excavator.
Darcy loves her little helicopter and calls it, “Chopper.” I actually caught her tickling it the other day. What a goober.
I have plans to draw an airplane and a rocket to go along with the helicopter, and I was thinking about offering these aviation designs as embroidery patterns in a pdf format. Would anyone be interested in that?