Fun in my fabric world....

Saturday, February 12, 2011

This past week...

...has been a pleasant one. Birthday celebrations with family & friends, far too much good food and lots of laughter & good company. It was lovely to have DH & both the children in the same place ( a fairly rare occurrence)...
and to catch up with dear friends at Bimbadgen in the Hunter Valley (stunning food!)...
time spent with friends locally...but alas I am waiting for pics...
I don't know why but not lots of photos...I think there might have been too much chatter!
I was spoilt with beautiful gifts...dear Lea blinded herself with this stunning cross stitch...
Raelee & Julie stunned me with this gorgeous quilt...
it is beautiful...
amazing stitching...
Now I need to work on this...
for all who wished me well and shared some time...thankyou!
It has been a lovely week!
Cardygirl xx

26 comments:

Christine said...

Oh wow you got a quilt, that would have to be the greatest gift.

cheers
Christine

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Happy belated birthday Birthday to you Cardy....your gifts are gorgeous, love all the photos....mwah and hugs to you Peg xxx

Farmyard Crafts said...

Wowsers! They have outdone themselves. What beautiful gifts!

Chookyblue...... said...

OMG you were so spoilt by the stitching girls in your life.............precious...........

gracie said...

Thank you for sharing the wonderful pictures...your gifts are beautiful....

SandyN said...

Happy birthday... What great presents too... LOVE the quilt.

Sandyn

bettsylyn said...

Happy Birthday! I didn't realise that it was your birthday so close to mine ( and Anita's). Looks like you had a great time and lots of wonderful things. What a beautiful quilt and cross stitch! I got a quilt from a friend when I was 50 too. A lot of people think why give a quilter a quilt but they are the ones who really appreciate them, aren't they? Wishing you many more happy birthdays ( and quilts too of course)

Cheryl said...

Yes, happy belated...what amazing gifts and some wonderful family time and time with friends. Life is good!

Jan said...

Well now, happy belated birthday! You visited my blog, thank you for that! You certainly got some lovely things! Hope that your year is everything you want and more!

Deb said...

Happy Belated 50th Alison. It looks like you had a wonderful time and so much deserved. But oh my goodness, what stunning gifts. You are so obviously a very treasured person to your friends, the cross stitch and quilt are amazing.

Cathy said...

So lovely to see your pics Alison. You have two very stunning grown up kids I must say! Can see where they get that from! Love the presents, how wonderful. Thinking of you. xo

Anita said...

Glad you had a lovely 50th birthday!! The best way to spend it .....with family & friends.........and some quilty goodness!!

Quilt Kitty said...

Wow, what great friends & awesome presents.Congratulations! xx

Adele said...

Glad you had a fun filled day with family and dear friends. I have 10 years till I am 50 but the way this year is flying by it will be here before I know it.

Love your quilt and that beautiful cross stitch. Lucky Lucky Lucky.

Lorraine said...

Happy Birthday! Stunning gifts - great memories!

Stephanie said...

What a very special birthday with lovely treasures.

Lori said...

Happy birthday! it looks like a wonderful time with friends and family and beauitful thoughtful gifts.

Lynda said...

Happy Birthday Alison - such beautiful presents and lovely times with your family and friends.

Michele said...

What a lovely time! Sounds like you had a wonderful birthday! Lucky girl!

shez said...

I am glad you had a wonderful birthday and love your birthday gifts,the quilt is stunning i love the colours and a lot of hours would have gone into that cross stitch.
cheers shez
http://shez-enjoyinglife.blogspot.com

Siobhan said...

Oh my goodness, what wonderful gifts! Happy belated birthday!

LuAnn said...

Happy Birthday to you! The quilt is beautiful! Glad you had time with family and friends.

Ann Marie said...

Happy Belated Birthday!

Linda said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! You look fabulous! Your friends gave you a beautiful quilt! Looks like you had a wonderful birthday!

Janice said...

Happy birthday. There seems to be a spaight of significant birthdays lately. It sounds like you had a memorable day with lovely gifts. Weren't you spoilt.

wishes, true and kind said...

I started out doing all types of needlework and still adore it. Have fun stitching!