During my lengthy absence from this blog, I did get some sewing done. This cot sheet is a fun little project. It can be plain or fancy, utilitarian or heavily embroidered as is this one.
First, I have to be up front with you all–my name is Janice and I am a textile snob. My linen closet has nothing but pima cotton sheets. My master, guest and children’s beds have always been made up with silky pima cotton.
Many years ago, there was a brief and almost sleepless few days when my 8 yo son slept on stiff and scratchy Garfield sheets. They were a gift for which he had begged his grandmother. After a week, he wanted his old sheets back. “They just don’t feel good, Mama.” From the mouths of babes–raised on pima.
Before she even moved into her freshman dorm at University of Florida, my daughter begged me to custom make two sets of pima cotton sheets for the odd sized mattress. She was like the Princess and the Pea. “Mama, I won’t be able to sleep on anything else!”
So what does this have to do with Disney’s Jungle Book themed cot sheet shown above? Continue reading