Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Doing A Very Happy Dance

I couldn't sleep this morning because I was so excited for my trip.  So I got up early and went for a walk.  When I got home around 6 my son, Alex's light was on and the window was open so I could not resist a little pre-Halloween boo.  I scared him good.  It was very funny.  Great way to start my day and give him a little adrenaline rush to keep his mind fresh for the test he got up early to take.
Then I came inside and opened my email to find some very exciting news indeed.  My quilt for the EZ Dresden challenge won a Judges Choice Award.  I was ecstatic!  Alex was not as happy.  I guess it serves me right for giving him the scare.  I had to impatiently wait for the rest of the house to wake up to share my good news.  It was sooooo hard. 
I have to borrow the quilt from my dear friend, Holly to send off to be photographed and displayed at Fall Market.  Thankfully she understands that when I give her quilts this sometimes happens.
And the really cool thing is that I won books from two of my favorite quilters.  One from Victoria, can barely  wait for this one.  But wait I will have to do as it's not due out until Nov.
And the other from the very talented Jacquie.  I don't have to wait as long for this awesome book.    
Could a morning get any better?  I don't think so.  Now I'm off for a very fun rest of the week doing happy dances all the while.

10 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your Judge's Choice award!! I love your color choices. Your friend is very lucky.

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  2. Congratulationsj!! It's a terrific quilt, love the colors! I really love the way you've done the middle of the dresden flowers, really fantastic.

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  3. Em your quilt is beautiful. The background fabric makes the dresden flowers pop. Love the quilting. I have Victoria's quilt on order from Amazon. Like you I can't wait to get it. Congrats on the quilt and books. Hugs

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  4. WOW! Wgat a day! Judges Choice Award and winning two books - all in one day! You go! You'd better check to make sure you didn't win the lottery, too! It's sure your day! Your quilt is absolutely stunning! It deserves an award. Anyone should appreciate your quilt! Amazing!

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  5. Hooray hooray hooray!!! That's awesome - and well-deserved - it's a beautiful quilt!!!

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  6. How exciting - congrats! I can't wait to see Victoria's book either. Your quilt is wonderful!

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  7. Fantastic Em! Congratulations it's a wonderful quilt.

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  8. Congratulations Em...that is fantastic the quilt is stunning

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  9. Congratulations, Em! Your quilt is beautiful!

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  10. Congratulations on your Dresden Plate award. Congrats again on winning your two books.

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