Friday, February 19, 2010

Judging a Book by its Cover


They say you shouldn't but I was smitten when I saw this one online.

I ordered it from Fabric Patch along with some fabric goodies - a Rural Jardin layer cake and Martinique jelly roll using the Christmas money I received from family.

I was eager to open the parcel when it arrived and held my breath as I opened the cover. Oh my....it has some beautiful projects inside. I could - and probably will - make them all!

I was also fortunate to receive some gifts from blogging friends Nora and Christine and it's not even my birthday. I have been spoiled! Thank you both for your kindness and thoughtfulness.

Nora made a beautiful heart to hang in my sewing room, lots of delicious chocolates, a terrific magazine I haven't seen before, a nifty notepad and some amazing fat quarters.


Christine's local quilt shop had a Superbowl Sale and she posted about her great fabric buys. Little did I know that some of the fabric she bought was meant for me!



Check out that cool snowman card!

I am so fortunate to have made such wonderful friends through blogging and it is a real treat to share our love of quilting and craft.

Thanks a bunch.

Ann

16 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday !!!! I carn't wait to see what you make from your book, it sounds like a lot of good ideas just waiting to be made. As for the fabric yummmy.
    Big Hugs Bec

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  2. Your birthday, too Well, Happy Birthday and hope you have a wonderful day doing exactly what you WANT to do.

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  3. Looks like you have a lot of fun coming your way with all the new projects!

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  4. Wow, what great goodies. Both what you bought and the gifts. The book looks so interesting, I'm gonna check it out! Have a great day!

    Marsha

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  5. Wow! What a haul! I'm eager to see what you produce from that beautiful new book, as well as the fabrics. I'm sure you will come up with something special! ---"Love"

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  6. Ann, it looks to me, that you have much to keep you content and busy for the next while. The book cover is delightful, and I can imagine that what's between the covers must be as well.

    Happy UnBirthday!

    -Alice

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  7. Happy Birthday Ann, Looks like you will be busy. Such lovely gifts. Your book looks intriging. Must check it out.

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  8. Wow Ann, what wonderful things! I look forward to seeing what comes of it all!

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  9. What a lot of fantastic goodies! I tried to get a sneak peak inside the book, but it seems that's not going to happen. You'll just have to show us what you make! (Because I need reason to start more projects!)

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  10. Yummy stuff you have there;) How lucky you are;) Enjoy all the goodies and show what you make of them;)
    Happy Quilting!!

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  11. Thank you for sharing your goodies!

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  12. Happy Birthday! What wonderful goodies!

    Jennifer :)

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  13. looks like a Lovely Book...Great Goodies.
    cheers

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  14. Wow Ann that book looks really nice...I will have a look out for that one!! Lovely goodies you have received too...Have a great Thursday, nearly the end of the week now...Dzintra♥x

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  15. Happy Birthday Ann, and lovely gifts. Enjoy them all!
    Micki

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  16. Did you have birthday......Oh my, Happy Birthday Ann, and a BIG HUG from me :o)))
    There where a lot of godis in your mailbox ...lol.....

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