Best of all, William is now of an age when he recognises familiar people, and so we really feel we are a part of his life.
Here he is getting to know his great-aunt Sally, visiting from Sydney.
Because William already loves books, I decided to make him some baby-friendly books for Christmas. For this first one I cut out some animal pictures from fabric, and fused and sewed them to bright backgrounds. It is of a size where it will be easy for him to handle.
Although he is a very clever little boy, William has not yet learned to use a computer. So hopefully these books will still be a surprise for him on Christmas Day!
This second book is from a fabric panel I bought many years ago. Funnily enough, my friend Joy has just made the same panel into a quilt, after having it away in a cupboard for many years!