Thursday, December 21, 2006

Chrystal's birthday

Today is Chrystal's birthday. I know she hates having her special day so close to Christmas. We had dinner with them tonight & Chrystal's mom & brother stopped by for cake & ice cream.

This is what I made for her birthday.



I actually finished this a month or so ago and, of course, couldn't post it because it would ruin the surprise. I used an Eileen Sullivan paper piecing pattern. It's actually supposed to be a rectangle, but I tried something different for the borders. The first attempt border design was a failure, but I think the final result turned out okay.

I started this at our state guild retreat in October and it was strange to me the number of people who seemed surprised that I was making something for my daughter in law. More than one person said 'you must really like her.' I guess not everyone likes their in-laws.

Happy Birthday Chrystal!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Beautiful wall hanging! That had to make her birthday very special this year!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful piece and the borders are perfect!

Anonymous said...

It's beautiful. You did a lovely job on it.

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful quilt! I love the borders.

suzanne said...

What a beautiful piece. I love what you did with the borders -- it's perfect!