Friday, September 4, 2009

All Dressed Up

We are just getting ready to head out the door for the 4-hour drive to Salt Lake for Labor Day Weekend.

My Father-In-Law turns 90 years old and the family is having a big 2-day Birthday Bash. This is truly a great man, and we are so happy to honor him.

On the drive I have some hand work prepared. I've started working on Nanette's (of Freda's Hive) All Dressed Up Quilt pattern.

I'm appreciative of Mr. Cactus driving, so I have the time to actually sit and get some applique done.

Here is the start of a few of the dresses.

I've loved picking out fun fabrics.

Nanette used a lot of embellishments on hers, like buttons and ribbons.
I will add mine later.
Make sure to run over to Nanette's blog and check out her etsy site with all the other wonderful patterns she has designed.

13 comments:

amy smart said...

Have a great weekend! I love the blocks you've started. I can't wait to see more. That pattern is on my 'one-day' list. :)

Di~ said...

All Dressed up is an awesome little quilt! Cute cute fabrics and dresses~hope you get lots done. You are always on the go!

Material Mary said...

Nedra, what a cute little quilt. Have fun celebrating this 90 year old birthday!!
Mary

Jackie said...

Happy 90th!! I love when hubby drives too! I get that hand work done. Nanette's pattern is great and your choices of fabric are wonderful for the quilt.

dotti white said...

Have an aewsome weekend! All Dressed UP is on my list, too! Have fun! Are you hand appliqueing all of the dresses!

Micki said...

Your blocks to the All Dressed Up quilt are wonderful!
Micki

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

My father in law turned 90 in July. What a blessing to have these dear men in our lives. Wishing your fil a very Happy Birthday and a wonderful time of celebration.

Carin said...

Darling!

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Have a wonderful weekend, you look wonderful!! I love your blocks especially the first the way it swirls around the top! super cute!!

Dawn said...

Your blocks look fantastic!! I love this pattern! That Nanette is so talented! I finished binding mine and ready to hang it on the wall!

Sherri said...

Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Jana said...

What a cute pattern! Your blocks look great...can hardly wait to see the whole thing when you are finished!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

THanks Nedra. You are always so super supportive. I've missed seeing blogs because of my computer mess. I'm peeking at blogs from my work computer - shh. Sherri was up on Friday. I wish you could have been with us and Lori Holt. We went shopping and had lunch. It was a fun day. It is nice you could come up for this family occasion.