Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Birthiday Blessings

Good morning! You can tell when I am off from work, you hear from me a little more regularly. I finished the above little bag yesterday, a Nancy Halverson pattern. Stippled on the machine. Fun! Hearts are really my thing, since I am a heart nurse, and I just love them anyway.
Here are my fabrics for Judy's Star block of the month. How nice of her to share her patterns! Her finished quilt is just so pretty, I saw it this morning at www.patchworktimes.com. And I finished my first block below...


Turned out Ok, some of my seam allowances was not spot on, and I need to press the whole block. But pretty pattern, right?
*******************Birthday stuff***************
We went out to eat at a mexican restaurant I just love. I had fajitas, and came home stuffed, even though we shared a meal. Yummy!!! And then I received a new bike helmet...this is great, seeing as I fell off the bike earlier in the month...and lots of other goodies. I am spoiled, I tell you!!
*******************odds and ends****************
I am kind of at a loss for what to do today. I need to get in there and do some deep cleaning! And I think that is where at least a part of the day will be spent. Have a wonderful day!!
JulieK

11 comments:

Linda said...

What a lovely bag Julie, but red's my favorite colour so it's a winner right away. Sounds like you had a lovely birthday...

Debi said...

Beautiful bag Julie, and the fabrics in the quilt top are fantastic.

Debi said...

Beautiful bag Julie, and the fabrics in the quilt top are fantastic.

Amelia said...

Pretty bag...love the hearts and red...two of my very favorite things.

Block looks great..

Enjoy your time off..

amelia

Teresa said...

Such a pretty bag, you did a great job.

I really do like your fabrics for the star blocks and your block looks perfect to me. I am printing out the patterns, but have not decided on fabric yet. I am thinking a patriotic quilt as I don't have one and I do like seasonal quilts that I can set out at different times during the year.

Leanne said...

I love those hearts....it is a seriously cute bag.

quilterpolly said...

I love the bag. So awesome. You are doing a great job on your b-attitudes. Makes me want to go get the book and do it. I love Judy Halverson designs. Happy b-lated birthday:)
Polly in Long Beach

Lyn said...

Hello Julie, love the fabrics you chose.Funny thing, I am in the Stitchers Angel Swap and chose similar coloured fabrics. Regards Lyn

Karen Dianne Lee said...

Love the bag. Definitely love it. Stippling is so neat.

The star block - Woah! I love that with the fabrics. Yummy!

Happy you had a good birthday. You deserve to be spoiled. (*I think)

Another Year Love, *karendianne.

Rabbit Stitchings said...

Well Happy belated Birthday girly!!!!!! Hope it was a grand day for you :O)Love the tote!!!!

Nan said...

That bag is beautiful, Julie! I love the fabrics you've chosen for the BOM and that star block is gorgeous!
I'm glad you had such a wonderful birthday, too!