A Happy 4th

We’ve had a good start to our 4th of July…
Starting with donuts and a parade long enough to wear everybody out.
We took a nice Sunday afternoon drive up to the mountains…
…and if I can coax everyone into afternoon naps I’ll get the binding on this with a few hours to spare before we head out to eat eat eat and watch fireworks….and eat some more.
Happy 4th of July!

20 Responses to A Happy 4th

  1. susan July 4, 2011 at 9:05 pm #

    The quilt is looking fabulous!

  2. Melissa July 4, 2011 at 9:29 pm #

    That parade was SOOO long! We didn't last much longer than the dragon. In my opinion, they needed some Vikings to liven things up.

  3. shez July 4, 2011 at 10:58 pm #

    what a cute pic of your little guy sleeping and your quilt looks great,love the colours

  4. Paige July 4, 2011 at 11:08 pm #

    I love your picnic quilt. I envy you for your ability to get a binding on that quickly!

  5. Mary July 4, 2011 at 11:17 pm #

    Looks like you had a fun 4th of July! Love your quilt and hope you can get the binding done.

  6. notes of sincerity July 5, 2011 at 12:35 am #

    What a fun day you had!! :o)
    I love your star quilt. :o)
    After I saw your tutorial, I made one too.
    I will post the top tomorrow if you would like to drop by for a little peek. :o) I just need to order the batting and finish it up. :o)
    Have a great week!!
    Sincerely, Trish

  7. Kelly O. July 5, 2011 at 2:50 am #

    what fabric did you use for the backing?
    it's perfect!

  8. Julie Phillips, aka Julieloveslucy SCS July 5, 2011 at 5:23 am #

    Beautiful, I love those stars!

  9. Ashlee July 5, 2011 at 7:14 am #

    Who's holding Ryan in that picture? That doesn't look like your hands, but that button bracelet is super cute! Annnnnd you should give that quilt to me for my birthday. Along with lots of fabric. 🙂

  10. Theophanie July 5, 2011 at 12:54 pm #

    That quilt is looking so perfect!

  11. Kris July 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm #

    I am crazy about red and blue together! Love that quilt!

  12. AlessandraLace July 5, 2011 at 4:47 pm #

    I love your 4th July. hugs from Italy

  13. bethanndodd July 5, 2011 at 6:55 pm #

    Looks like fun! I love your quilt and plan on making one for next year…thanks for the great tute on how to make the stars. The fabric on the back is perfect…what is it? Smiles~Beth

  14. entegans July 5, 2011 at 8:07 pm #

    always with the doughnuts. now i want one!

  15. Live a Colorful Life July 5, 2011 at 8:35 pm #

    Wow that is the PERFECT fabric on the back.And any day that starts with donuts is a good day.

  16. Eileen July 5, 2011 at 10:37 pm #

    Love the red, white and blue doughnut. Great start to your day ! Your star quilt is beautiful.

  17. Jamie Lee July 5, 2011 at 10:50 pm #

    We had the same donuts from Dunkin…yum!!!

  18. amandajean July 6, 2011 at 4:49 pm #

    Your quilt is looking sooooo good!

  19. Jude July 7, 2011 at 3:13 am #

    love the backing fabric, what is it? love the red nails and red button bracelet!!!…oh, and the quilt is a great 4th of July quilt!! love how you added the gray!

  20. **nicke... July 11, 2011 at 5:24 pm #

    that is the perfect backing for the perfect quilt! lovely!

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