While spending the past weekend with our daughter and her family, we celebrated her birthday and her husband’s. After running across this post, I decided to put it up again. Daughters are wonderful!! (But so are sons.)
With a teary eye for the quick passage of time and a proud heart for the woman she has become, I celebrated my daughter’s birthday by making this pair of pillowcases for her. With these and the wonderful life she has made for herself, I expect she will have sweet dreams.
Luxurious bed linens have always been a priority for my girl. As a freshman moving into a dorm at University of Florida, she asked me to custom make pima cotton sheets for the non-standard dorm bed, and, of course, matching pillowcases. She confided that she was a bit like storybook character in the Princess and the Pea. How could she get a decent night’s sleep on anything but pima cotton? Oh dear, I thought. Have I raised a “pima” donna? But of course, two sets of fitted pima sheets were packed.
From the dormitory to the sorority house to her first college-girl apartment to her first little bachelorette house and now in her lovely marital home, she has always had pima cotton bedding. Continue reading