Saturday, February 07, 2009

Shower time!

The day of the Goff Baby shower finally arrived! We had a very nice time, thanks to Cynthia M. and all the generous hostesses! Here are a few pictures of the day.

This is a blanket made by April's grandmother, for April, when she was a baby. What a treasure! She also received some handmade items that were her's as a baby. I hope I got that right. The young lady taking down all the pertinent information is Amanda, April's sister-in-law.
If you follow my blog, you've seen this quilt. These blocks were painted back in the '60s by my mom, Baby Goff's great-grandmother Carmen. I took the blocks that were in the old, falling apart quilt and pieced a whole new quilt. I was able to salvage the old backing for the back, too.
Evie is signing the quilt top I made especially for the shower. It was a big hit with the ladies. I think we had about 28 signatures from all the guests present.
Cookies! Aren't these cute? Leota brought these cookies made by the same lady that made beautiful cookies for the wedding shower.
Here you see April's mom, Camille, me, April, and her maternal step-grandmother, Dorothy.

The hostesses did a great job and I am so thankful to all the people that have been so generous with their time and gifts for our precious baby-to-be. Only 5 more weeks! Can you tell I'm excited??

Remember the quilt top I showed a few posts back as the shower quilt? I changed my mind. This one uses fabrics that coordinate much better with the colors in the baby's room. This photo was pre-signatures.
I found this fleece fabric at WalMart and Judy suggested I make a baby bunting. I didn't have a pattern, but I searched the 'net until I found a site that helped me decide on measurements. Wasn't really hard at all once I figured out the dimensions of the pieces. My little doll fits right in it. Can't wait until our grandbaby wears it!
Last, but certainly not least, is a bag I made for my co-grandmother, Camille. Her grandchildren will call her "GraMille", hence the embroidery on the bag. I printed a few pictures on card stock just to show how the bag works. This was one fun bag to make!


Fruit of her hands said...

Veronica~ The shower looks like it turned out real nice. All of the gifts are so pretty. I like the way the signature quilt turned out.

Gina said...

Love the bag for the co grandma.

What great pics of the baby shower

love and hugs Gina xxx

Zlaty said...

Great presents Veronica, you will be great Grammy!
Happy sewing!

Anonymous said...

The shower always makes it much more real, doesn't it? I love the bunting!

Yvonne said...

I love all of the pics and the shower turned out great! What a lucky grandbaby... I know all of you are getting anxious!