Sometimes a mother can't help but share her pride in her daughter. Mine has dabbled in basket weaving (not her thing, although she weaves very well), beading (which she DOES like and creates some beautiful jewelry), and now sewing.
She made me two pillows for the island bedrooms. They are the perfect finishing touch to the rooms. (Look closely - the patterned one actually has seahorses on it.) And they are pocketed for easy removal for washing.
Her next venture? She wants to learn to upholster furniture!
Paint her mother proud, pleased and delighted.