Monday, 17 August 2009

Fat 1/4 swaps...........

Oh I love Fat 1/4 birthday swaps...............and I am part of 2 swaps.............the first is organised by Maree - On my verendah............thanks heaps Maree...........
the girls in my group are Lurline's Place, Kate - Stitched with Love, Anita - Rileys Rambles, Dale - Day Day's blog, Peg -Happy in Quilting

Also some of us at Girls Day in the Country organised a Fat 1/4 swap together........

thanks Alison, Cardygirl, Peg, Dale, Anita, Jo Jo, Maree, June, Jenny, Kerry, Lynda, Shelley and Hells................now I have 6 months to work out what I am going to make............

All you girls (in both swaps) helped make my day wonderful and I am so lucky to be able to participate in such fun.............I have enjoyed picking out fabrics for each birthday until now but to actually receive is wonderful.............so many beautiful fabrics............

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here is my cake.............book worm and I cooked it together................it had to have strawberries in it..........so we served it with more strawberries and cream..........yummo..........

He wanted to cook me a rainbow cake..............it was a recipe I have not remembered using and was a bit different to usual to make but hey it worked beautifully...........all gone in a matter of minutes...........

oh and hints of spring sure are here..................yesterday was officially a shorts day.......I was wondering why I was so hot in my jeans and jumper and changed to shorts then discovered it was 27 deg C...............it started off windy and little cool but certainly warmed up...............and I still had doors open after dark and it wasn't cold...............madly trying to catch up on the neglected garden watering..............suddenly I am way behind....
.......hope you weekend was wonderful mine was............

Take Care til next time..............
Chookyblue

47 comments:

  1. Glad that you had a lovely time!! Well done book worm on the fantastic cake!! Looks yummy!! Love all your fabrics!! How nice to receive so many lovely gifts!!

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  2. Sending birthday wishes your way! All your FQ's look fabulous - what a fun swap to be in! Your birthday cake looks amazing - well done to Book WOrm.

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  3. OMG! A REAL rainbow cake.....these have been our family traditional birthday cake for a LOT of years....in fact my 86yo mother made me one only a couple of weeks ago!!....a birthday just isn't complete without a rainbow cake :)

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  4. Ooo! all of your fat 1/4's are so nice! and your birthday cake looks so yummy! Mmm! happy birthday!
    :) Missy

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  5. beautiful blues in the fat quarters! I love them
    Can you ship me a slice of cake?
    happy birthday!

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  6. That cake looks absolutely delicious!!! Congratulations to Book Worm for the help in producing that master piece!

    What a great selection of fat 1/4s.

    Its been warm here too, but not quite 27.

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  7. Happy birthday!!! Great cake. And yes hot here too on the weekend, I think I even had a touch of sun stroke Saturday night.

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  8. Wow, that is some cake and nice you had a little helper! Great fabrics - see everyone loves you!
    Hugs - Lurline♥

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  9. Happy Birthday!

    Cheers - Joolz

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  10. Happy Birthday to you! Yummy cake and equally yummy fabrics too!!
    hugs
    Jo in TAS
    xxx

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  11. HSPPY BELATED B'DAY CHOOKY!!!! That cake looks delicious I can see why it went so quickly... :)

    Take Care
    Jodie

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  12. Lovely fabrics. Lovely ckaes. Happy Birthday.

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  13. Sounds like you had a fanastic day and it looks like you received some fanastic fabric...can't wait to see what you are going to make....that cake looks ever so yummy.

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  14. So pleased you had a lovely day. Love, love, love your new header, fabulous.

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  15. Sending you late Happy Birthday wishes. That cake looks yummy.
    Enjoy your new stash.

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  16. Happy Birthday to you!!! Oh that's a great idea for a swap, that way everyone gets a package on their special day, I like it :) That cake is making my mouth water it looks delish. Glad you had a good day!

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  17. WOW.!! You did well in the fabric dept...they ALL look Lovely...Great to have 2 swaps..
    am lovin that cake...Glad you had a Nice weekend..
    cheers

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  18. Great cake...can Book Worm cook one for my birthday? It looks very yummy and my favs, strawberries and cream!
    Yummy fabric too.
    So Happy Birthday to you!

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  19. Hey Donna! Happy Birthday!! Looks like you had fun playing with all your fat quarters - can't wait to see what you use them all for. And may the coming year bring lots of laughs, lots of friends, lots of adventures, lots of love ... and lots of fabric and chocolate, of course! :0) Bear Hugs! KRIS

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  20. That is one fabulous cake, birthday girl! Great fat quarter stash as well!
    Can't believe it was 27, very cold, wet and rough here, how is the season going for you? Tracey

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  21. Happy belated birthday, what a yummy cake. Family, Friends, Fabric and Strawberries, what could be nicer.

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  22. Happy Birthday - what a great idea for a swap - cant wait to see what you make, and the cake also looks great.

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  23. Glad you had a great birthday!! And all those fQ's - how lovely! Can't wait to get all of mine LOL

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  24. Happy Birthday!!!! @@@ \o/\o/\o/ You are going to have LOADS of fun with all that fabric!!

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  25. Hope you had a great birthday.. the cake looks way too good to eat... xx

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  26. Many happy returns. :)

    It looks as though you had a lovely day.

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  27. Love all of your fabrics! And the cace ...... jummy jummy....

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  28. Happy Birthday too you, looks like you had a great day.

    cheers
    Christine

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  29. Happy Birthday - and what a fantastic looking cake!

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  30. I hope your birthday was fantastic, your cake looks wonderful.
    I can't wait to see what you cook up with the fat quarters.

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  31. Happy Birthday! How fun to find out we share the same birthday, Chookyblue.
    I love the sounds of the fat 1/4 swap. Looks like you had the makings of a wonderful day with all the fabric goodness and that yummy looking cake.

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  32. What a cake!!!! and what a lovely pile of new fabric to play with. Send some of the warm weather down here please!!

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  33. Hey Happy Birthday! What a scrummy, yummy, drooly looking cake!!!! (of course the FQ's look delectable too!)

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  34. Have a great day
    love your cake
    best wishes

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  35. Happy Belated Birthday.... Hope you had a lovely day. My parcel is still coming.... But I haven't forgotten...

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  36. Happy B/day. My god that is one serious cake. Glad you got lots of nice fabric for your special day.

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  37. Missed your birthday so Happy Everyday to you!!! Great collection of fat 1/4s and that cake is just awesome! Glad you had a wonderful day:)

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  38. Lovely fabric...cheers to you and many more birthdays...the cake looks yummy...

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  39. That cake looks good enough to eat. Oh yeah, that's right, you did!

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  40. I love your new header!! It looks beautiful, refreshing and ready for Spring!

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  41. Happy Happy Birthday Chook!!!!!!!!! Glad you had a good weekend. That cake looked MAGNIFICENT! Looking forward to seeing you real soon

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  42. Happy Birthday Donna! Your cake looks fabulous!

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  43. Glad you had a lovely time, and that cake looks so yummy! Looking forward to seeing what you make with your FQs......

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  44. Happy birthday to you! Your cake looks like very serious business!
    And all those lovely fabrics.
    If only I had a porch, I would not mind having you around for a party!
    Now for what you are going to do with all the FQs! Take care.

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  45. Huuuuaaauuu! What a wonderful cake!
    yummmmiiie! :)
    Happy birthday.

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  46. HAPPY BIRTHDAY
    Lovely yummy cake and fabric to boot. Lucky Lucky you.
    Wishing you all the best.

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  47. Have I mentioned I love your new header.

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