Sunday, June 3, 2012

Birthday Present for ... Me!

Yes, I turned 43 this weekend... not particularly happy about it, but hey! Can't really avoid getting older can we? I did have a wonderful birthday however... lunch with my mom, sister, brother and all of the kiddies. Found out I was going to be an auntie again! :-) Very exciting stuff.

Then for dinner Saturday night, we had friends over at the cottage, ordered pizza, had cake and just chilled for most of the evening. I was turning 43 after all... I'm way past the all-night parties!

Over the weekend, I also finished quilting Girly Squares and yes - this one I'm keeping for myself and calling it my birthday present.

Girly Squares - made with 1/2 Jelly Roll of Giddy by Sandy Gervais

I quilted Girly Squares with straight-line stitching across all of the blocks (there are a few puckers in there, but who cares - this one was for me!  I got a little lazy with the pin basting I think...)

I can't help adding another picture - I love this quilt!  :-)

Oh and here's me blowing out the candle we had to "recycle" from my 8 year-old's birthday party last week... I guess my sweetie forgot to get candles!  :-)

The cake was delicious!

Linking up at Sew Many Ways for So Darn Crafty!



Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Izzy

9 comments:

  1. Your quilt is beautiful! Happy 8th birthday;)

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  2. Love it! Good to keep one for yourself, since you will be busy making a new one for your niece or nephew. Happy Birthday!

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  3. Happy Birthday! I love your quilt!! I kept one for me (us actually) a couple of weeks ago and I must say that the one after the one I'm quilting right now will likely be another me (us) one.

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  4. Happy Happy Birthday Izzy :-) Aren't the 40's the new 20's? That sounds good to me!! I hope you had a great one. Love the recycled candle :-)

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  5. Happy Birthday!...the quilt is gorgeous....I would keep it too!

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  6. Happy Birthday! I've got one coming up in July. The quilt is really pretty, too!

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  7. Happy Birthday! Love your birthday quilt!

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  8. I know what you mean about birthdays, but happy birthday to you anyway! The quilt turned out beautifully-- great colors, great quilting!

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  9. Happy Birthday...love your gift to yourself! Love the colors and the pattern.

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