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not a doorstop...

My dad loves fruitcake, and all the jokes about it being used as a doorstop are lost on him. He LOVES it. So much that I've been thinking about making some for Christmas this year. I actually think that I've never really had it. At least as an adult that will try things.

Frustrated Fruitcake

In the meantime, I've stitched this fruitcake. He is quite frustrated with the fact that people keep placing him in front of doors. But he'll just have to live with it, because guess what I'll be doing with this finished embroidery? Making it into a doorstop...what else?

When I get to that in a week or so, I'll certainly be posting the process (I'll be winging it, so it could be scary!). And the pattern for this (a $2 mini pattern) will be in the shop next week!


  1. Lydia6:29 AM

    I am really looking forward to this pattern!

  2. I was really super hoping you'd turn it into a doorstop. Are you going to wrap it around a brick or something? I guess I'll just have to wait and see...I have a brick done over as a chicken- the key is padding. Though I have a feeling you or your family probably have a chicken doorstopper too! I know, I just KNOW you can turn a fruitcake into a doorstop. :D


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