Well I definitely have been a jabber jibber, but there is just so much going on that I had to share. Like I said life is good in so many, many ways and I am so lucky to have such a wonderful family and such a supportive group of friends around me. Have a great weekend everyone and I hope you have time for some quilting. See you later alligators!
Friday, May 30, 2008
Life is Good.........and a really BIG surprise!
Life is good, I'm just sayin'!!! Busy time for us. Donna and the girls at the shop are throwing a baby/grandma shower for Megan and I at Donna's house this Sunday. We are both so excited. Pictures to follow :-)!! There is lots of top secret grandma sewing going on around here, but no pictures till after the shower.
With all the grandma sewing I haven't done any quilting but thought I would show you a quilt that I pulled out to decorate my front bench with. It's the watermelon quilt pattern from Black Mountain Quilts. It was so much fun to make. The watermelon seeds don't show up very well in the picture, but they are a wonderful touch to this quilt. My friend Carol (Nurse Carol as we call her) still continues to amaze me. Here's a quilt that she made to hang in the playroom in the pediatric unit where she works. So bright and cheery and I am sure it will bring some happiness to the room. The pattern is one of Marcie's.
I have been very lucky to get some goodies in the mail. First off it is my pleasure to introduce to you Mr. Hammie Uncle Sammie straight from The Polka Dot Pixie. I have wanted one of her creations for a long time but they are very hard to come by! And then late one night when I was doing some blog hopping I came across this wonderful site, Teresa's Primitive Treasures.........being a lover of everything country primitive I needed some of these!!!! Love those little stitchery ornies, and that pin keep is so cute as well as the candle light!! Then some sweetness came to me at work from some silly little person! It's a Betz White original...yummmmy! Looks good enough to eat. Speaking of work, I am having a little problem. This quilt is tauting me on a daily basis...buy me, buy me, buy me. My only hope is that the customers scoop up the kits to save me from myself!!!! Then my friend Evelyn gifted me with these leftover HAND PIECED stars! Wow am I lucky or what! As soon as her quilt is quilted I will make sure to get a picture to show you!
Now for that realllly BIG NEWS! Weighing in at 139 pounds and standing 6 feet tall is my daughter's newest charge. Isn't he the sweetest ever, well that's until our new grandbaby comes! And here's mom just checking him out - can you imagine the drop he made!! Here's dad with a buddy checking out the new baby.....and then finally trying out those looong legs .........hello world!!! Mother and son are doing well. I can't wait till we can go for a visit!