Monday, February 22, 2010

An early birthday surprise



Last Wednesday, my girlfriend Victoria called me to say she had just put something in the mail for me and I should be on the look out for it. She made it sound like it was just some fabric for a block exchange and a little something for my daughter. On Friday, as I was just about to leave town for the weekend, I checked the mail and low and behold look what I got! It is a little tile quilt in my one of my very favorite color combos! Isn't it darlin?! And that wasn't all she sent me. She made a really cool card and included some of her "killer" brownie mix (trust me when I say these brownies are FABULOUS) and she wrapped it in her quilt wrapping paper she didn't want to part with. Thank you so much Victoria! I can't tell you how much I appreciate you! I can't wait to see you next month! You are FABULOUS, my friend!




It was also a very good weekend for quilt book finds! Barnes and Noble, Half-priced Books and Paperbacks Plus, I made the rounds. It was great weekend!
Happy sewing!

6 comments:

BUMBLE BEANS said...

ha! glad you got the quilt in time before you hit the road! ooh! I have that empire quilts book, it's a favorite of mine... pg 96.. so many amazing things in that quilt.. and page 119 the blue and brown one rocks my world.. I just love it... and 124 is so charming...
ok, enough of that. Happy happy to you tomorrow!

Janet said...

You are a lucky gal to have an original "Bumble Beans". Victoria is a great friend. Books look interesting, nice finds.

Alexis said...

How awesome! Happy birthday in advance!

Rene' said...

Happy Birthday Shelly!!! What a wonderful birthday surprise you received and what a great friend to make that for you. Love the tile quilt. Great books you got there as well.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Sweet early birthday gift Shelly! That Victoria is something else.

Marit said...

An early happy birthday greeting, Shelly!

Lovely gift! And those books looks like a great addition to any quiltlibrary. Love my copy of Liberated Quiltmaking II.