My mom's best friend saw the Red and White Rooster pot holder and since she has been so sweet and helpful to me and my mom, I offered to make her one too. She said she wanted it to be red and white as well.
She didn't tell me what type of design she liked, but my mom always talked about her lovely yard. She always is so lively and full of life, so I thought this little bird getting "ready to fly" was just the fellow for her. It stated out just as a bird, but then I decided to give it a little crown and some berries for a sprinkle of holiday and to go with the red and white theme; so now it's a cardinal in a thicket of berries.
Here's the back side: