* hilarious dinosaur sampler

Posted on February 12th, 2011 by maitreya. Filed under Crafty Review, Cross Stitch/Embroidery.

I’ve been looking through my old cross stitch books for a new project (TBA).  My sister found me a bunch of old ones one year, and I love how dated they are. This pattern may be my favorite so far, from the book Expressions of Love put out by Woman’s Day magazine in 1989.


I kind of want to make it, even though there are no mothers I know who would appreciate it.  It is so mysterious in its symbolism.  Does the use of dinosaurs mean that a mother’s love lasts even after the whole species has gone extinct?  That is a long time.  And why is there an hourglass at the bottom?  Is the mother dinosaur comforting the baby dinosaur because their time is running out?  I just don’t know!

One Response to “hilarious dinosaur sampler”

  1. mjb Says:

    The hourglass really makes the picture perfect, right?


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