Tuesday, April 23, 2013

GOOD STUFF.



ALL GOOD STUFF TODAY!!!

I whipped up the quilting on a new quilt yesterday, it felt GOOD to get that done!  Then I scanned my emails to see what was new, and this picture arrived!

KJ & DJ
How ADORABLE is this?  My GOOD Friend Ayana's twin boys at their baptism! Ooh, I just want to go snuggle them both... SOON!  That just made me SMILE!!!



I had reason to whip up another quilt for someone battling something, not fun...but GOOD that we can all help. So I grabbed 12 blocks from the stash of ANVIL blocks for these quilts, and whipped this up quick yesterday.. I am going to quilt it now, quickly, wash, bind and post today...  The blocks you guys sent to make these quilts for peeps who need a quilt hug, have been life savers...THANK YOU!  This is quilt #2 out of that batch of blocks, and I have enough for one more... In the past month alone, three friends were diagnosed with some sort of cancer... I hope this one brightens her day a bit, with all the love that went into these blocks from you guys...


A squishy package arrived for me today! SILKS!  Thanks Sarah for these beauties! THANK YOU! I must think about a second silk quilt!  These are so lovely!  I must play! This made my day!


And lastly, here's my two dress options for tonight... (So excited for my man!) I let my hubby pick both dresses, and also let him pick which I will wear tonight...
The foxy red one or the 1950's vintage Sequin number....
Guess what he chose?

He chose Sparkles!  ;-) the winner. He's happy!

Pics tomorrow.

Can you think of a good quilt-y deed to do today?
What if we all popped a package a scraps off to a dear quilt-y friend, just to surprise them?
Just because?

Make someone smile today.





22 comments:

  1. I deleted my earlier comment as I didn't see your last sentence that hubby had chosen the sparkle, I said he'd choose the red number, I like that one the best, but if I'd seen the sparkle on I'd probably chose that too. Lovely dresses both!

    Have a great time!

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    1. I had fun allowing my husband to dress me... I hate clothes shopping soooo much... ;-) He loves both, but wants the sparkles for tonight! :-)

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  2. The babies are adorable!! You are gorgeous!

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    1. Aj & DJ are just the most adorable babies... ;-)

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  3. The The twins are so cute! Their expressions are so different I wonder what they are thinking! You would look fabulous in either dress! Have a wonderful time tonight at the awards! I am sure the quilt will be much appreciated! You can sure whip them up fast!

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  4. I just read the article about you in Modern Quilts. Fun! Congrats. You sure get alot done. 15 minutes is what it takes, right?

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  5. Sparkles is definitely the one! Congrats to hubby and have a glamorous fun night!

    I just wnat to kiss those cute babies

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  6. Congratulations to Michael and his beautiful cheerleader!

    We are official residence of NC our house closed yesterday :0).

    Happy Spring

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  7. Sounds like your day is off to a great start. Keep up the good work. Congrats to your hubby. Hope you all have a beautiful evening.

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  8. Have fun tonight, LOVE the sparkly number, you will turn heads in that baby!

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  9. you are amazing!!! Miz Sparkle lady!

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  10. Such a lovely little quilt! Mailing such boxes of fabric therapy to friends has been such a blessing for me, also. We grow our "stashes", tending them diligently for that special quilt that may/may not ever materialize, so sharing the wealth is most definitely a 'good thing'. The twins just beg a huge squeeze! Hugs, Doreen

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  11. I love coming to your blog because it's always filled with such positivity (is that dorky to say?!)I also love that sparkly dress :) can't wait to hear about your night

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  12. YES! Sparkles rule in my world as well! Not that you don't look lovely in the other dress. Tell me, will you be donning the "pop art" make-up as appears in your caricature photo with the sparkly dress? LOL JK Godspeed to your friend.

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  13. Have a great time and congratulations to your hubby!

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  14. Congratulations to your hubby! Have a fabulous time, enjoy!

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  15. Hey Victoria
    glad your hubby agrees with me---Yeh, sparkles win! Actually it was a win, win, choice----you look gorgeous in the red sexy number as well!!!
    Aj and Dj are adorable!!
    Love your idea for surprising a friend with fabric! Boxing some up right now!!
    Enjoy this evening,----can't wait to see pics
    Good karma to ya,love and hugs,and as always,
    Happy Stitchin'
    Renee

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  16. I am with hubby....Sparkles! :-) Have a GREAT time!

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  17. Sparkles all around! Tears of joy for such joy in your life. Wishing all the best for an evening of wonder and love.

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  18. Ooooohhh sexy sparkly mama! You GO Girl! If I had more quilty friends, I would love to send and recieve some scraps! The quilt looks great!

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  19. Such a fun wonderful idea to premake a bunch of blocks to have around for when you need a quilt; love that!

    And you inspire me, what with your "whip up the quilting..." - ha! Oh, to one day be that confident & skilled. :)

    You are fast becoming one of my favorite quilters....

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