Monday, January 20, 2014

Prayer garden quilt and my birthday

I finally finished Prayer Garden!! yay….

I did a SITD on the white parts of the blocks, as the border sections were very thick and stiff.

And did a scrappy binding

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The backing I used a floral fabric that I don’t really “love” also made a hanging sleeve which I sewed to the top while adding the binding

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I also add my label while attaching the binding now so I only hand sew the 2 sides down!

I used one of the flower blocks and ignored the added fabric strips but instead did the text close to the flower.

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I’m working on the Quilt for McCall’s look at all the pretty dog ears Winking smile

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Sonja is keeping busy! she’s “trying” to sew

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And coloring with wonder pens

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Today is my birthday!!

I’m close to having been living half my life in the US vs Denmark now, kind of strange… I moved to the US when I was 18 1/2 to go to college for 2yrs and then met a guy and well, you can guess the rest…

So technically my NEXT birthday, I’ve been here more than half my life – did you figure out my age??? LOL

Our friend From Singapore is back and brought presents and candy

Look at these nice Batiks (like the blue one I got last year)

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And then HUBBA HUBBA, look at that BAG!!!

(of course I asked my HUSBAND when he did the modeling for the bag!?- aren’t I the good wife?? Winking smile LOL )

 

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speaking of HUBBA HUBBA Smile

I always laugh at the HEY GIRL pics with Ryan Gosselin.

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Here’s some quilting related ones.

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19 comments:

Kay said...

Happy birthday. I hope there was lots of cake and chocolate involved.

barbara woods said...

happy birthday dear from your second MOM

Barb said...

Happy B Day!!!

Love your quilt and the label is just awesome.

What a cutie you have there!!

Michele Bilyeu said...

Happy, Happy Bea-Day!!! Hope it is a good one!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Happy Birthday! I take it you want Ryan for your Birthday??? Giggle. You go Sonja!

Kathy said...

congrats on getting the prayer garden quilt completed. It looks awesome and Happy Birthday

Nancy at EmbroideryIt.com said...

Happy Birthday and I love the Prayer Garden. I too am working on embroidering my blocks for the Prayer Garden. Someday I will get mine finished

VickiT said...

Happy Birthday Girl! Now it makes sense to me why we get along, even if via email only. We share the same birth month. My birthday was just 10 days ago and my twins' birthdays was 5 days ago. :) I hope you had a great day.

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

Happy Birthday Bea!!! Love your quilt, you did a lovely job.

Smiles,
Kelly

Lori said...

Hope you had a wonderful birthday. It is so much fun watching Sonja grow up. those posters are so funny

Nancy said...

Happy Birthday!
I think the Prayer Garden quilt is lovely, especially with the coloring you did. Sonja's is just the cutest.
I was able to tell my husband that he has been a part of my life the same amount of time I was single. You will be able to say that some day, too. (Or can you already?)

Sheila said...

Happy Birthday! Great post today.
Beautiful quilts. Sonya is so cute. Growing fast. Smart, too!

Denny1600 said...

Happy Birthday!!! Your quilt looks wonderful! Sonja is so cute. She's going to be a quilter, for sure. Love it and that she wants to do what you're doing. Cute!

Carol said...

Happy Birthday!!!! Love the quilt too.

Connie said...

Happy, happy birthday Bea!!! Your quilt is absolutely amazing and look at all the work in it! Enjoy your special day!

Annette Schultz said...

Happy "B"day !!!!
have a great one filled with love and laughter and cake too
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Judy1522 said...

Happy Birthday! Your quilt is beautiful. The picture of Sonja trying to sew is adorable.

Michele said...

Your quilt is just beautiful. Happy Belated Birthday! As usual, I'm late to the party. Congrats on all the goodies. And Sonya is so like her mom and she will be quilting for real before you know it.

Quilter Kathy said...

Congrats on finishing your prayer garden quilt... I love it!