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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A New Ruler and the Cousins

I got an email last weekend from Jackie at Canton Village Quilt Works that I had won the ruler set for the Double Wedding Ring Challenge giveaway and it came yesterday!  It's always exciting to win something.  I have already committed to myself to participate in this contest so I'm excited to give the ruler a try.  Stay tuned....
I also wanted to include some pictures of the cousins on the 4th of July.  We had almost the whole family here to celebrate for the week.
Here are my 2 (oldest ones) and my sister's 4.  The outfits were a group effort.  They made ruffled shorts (hard to see), monogrammed tops for the boys and girls and the red stripe shorts for the boys.
This little punkin was the only one missing :(.  With her new brother's due date a few weeks away, they couldn't make the trip from Myrtle Beach to Pensacola.  My DDIL made her this cute shirt with her initials and fireworks so we enjoyed seeing them thru FaceTime.
Here are the boy cousins (minus little Jack, still waiting....).  James is so happy to have some boy cousins.

Here's another picture of my youngest granddaughter.  My DDIL has been busy sewing clothes for Karis and for little Jack.  He's due any day.  It's so hard being so far away - but I can't wait to be a Nana again :).

Have a great day,
Karen

8 comments:

Karen said...

I use Sharlene Jorgenson's templates for making the Double Wedding Ring. I have tried two other designer's templates and did not like either. The set you have looks very similar to Sharlene's.

FlourishingPalms said...

Your grandies are just precious! I understand how difficult it is being so far from them. We're going to be grandparents again in January. This will be #5 for us, and we're hoping for our first baby girl. Congrats on winning the DWR rulers. I hope you enjoy using them. I made a DWR quilt in 2006, and still haven't gotten over it! LOTS of work!

Ruth said...

It's so much fun when little cousins get together! They are adorable in their cute outfits.

Janan said...

Your grands are so grand! And so are the cousins! Love the monogrammed dress your daughter in law made. She must be a great "sew"!
Adorable babies!

QuiltSue said...

What cute grandchildren. They all have a definite resemblance to each other and could have been brothers and sisters.

Pokey said...

What precious photos, it's so important to grab those shots for memories later. Those are some sweet babies, g'ma ~
:-}pokey

Carla said...

What beautiful children, Karen. Aren't grandies just the best thing ever!!

Bolts and Bobbins said...

Your grand babies are beautiful. I only have one and she's an adult now. Guess I'll just have to wait for great-grands some day. I love the little dress on your youngest granddaughter. Is there a pattern? Would love to make it for a friend.