Saturday, 23 January 2010

Double Celebrations!

Today is my 1st blogaversary! I know, shocking isn't it, that I only started blogging 1 year ago. To every one of you, who have shared my random ramblings, thank you for coming back, leaving your comments of encouragement, I really do appreciate them. It's so nice to know we are on this journey together.



This sort of crept up on me, I haven't had a chance to prepare, forgive me, I will sort myself out for a Giveaway soon!



Secondly, and this is what I was going to blog about, I have completed my January UFO Challenge! Now that is cause for celebration! So today, Angela, Tina and I celebrated with home made cake!

So this is Boston Detour, made with the left overs from The Boston Quilt. A detour from the original pattern. A detour with the yellow fabric, this is more a cream with a distinct lemon tinge. And a detour from the pattern in the book, I managed to sew half the blocks the wrong way round. Fortunately, I happened to be on a quilting retreat at the time, so a friend, Joan came up with a cunning plan for a design opportunity. Didn't she do well!


I got this quilted just after Christmas (along with two others I might add!) It's such a satisfying feeling to complete a UFO, don't you think. Thanks Nancy for keeping us all focused!
Happy Quilting!




12 comments:

Tracey said...

Yeah - well done on finishing a UFO and congrats on your birthday!

Christine said...

congratualtions, here is to the next year and I love your quilt well done.

cheers
Christine

sweetypie said...

THANKYOU FOR A LOVELY DAY.LOVELY CAKE AND RISSOTTO YUM YUM i HAVE JUST VISITED YOUR KAFE QUILT IN YOUR ARCHIVE HURRY UP AND DO IT ITS LOVELY HAPPY BLOGIVERSARY

Fenland Textile Studio said...

Happy Blogversary to you! What a happy day we had, I love the diversity of your quilts. Just home and I have decided I am much too old for parties!!

kwiltmakr said...

Very nice quilt. I like the "detour" for the name. cute.

BROOKE said...

It looks great! Happy 1st blog year.

QuiltSue said...

Happy blogiversary. Celebrating with friends, cake and a UFO finish is a good way to go.

Lis said...

Very Happy Blogiversary Trudi and I'm looking forward to the next year reading your blog :)

A Plus Quilt Shop said...

It is gorgeous! Happy Blogiversary Trudi!! Keep pumping out the stunning quilts, I love looking at them!

9patchnurse said...

That's beautiful!! I love it. Congratulations on one year. I'm a fairly new blogger so I will have to pay attention to anniversaries like that too. I love your blog.

Julie said...

Happy blogversary and congratulations on your first year's blogging. Here's to the next year!

Janet said...

Nicely done. Love that the layout creates an optical illusion. Congratulations on making it to your first year, I too just completed one year.