Combining hobbies

Vanislegirl88May 10, 2014

It's my granddaughter's 17th birthday. I've got her hooked on quilting and she often comes and "shops" from my stash. Took her to a local quilt show last weekend and she was fascinated with the Mariners Compass quilts on display. We found a kiosk that was selling a pattern and had a great time going around finding fabrics that she will use to make it. So that was her birthday present. We are having her birthday dinner on Sunday, so I made her a cake with the same quilt pattern on it. I think it turned out great.

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grammyp

You are so creative! I bet she will love it.

beverly

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 11:32PM
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bev2009

What a great idea and so well done!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 7:05AM
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msmeow

It's beautiful! You are very talented.

Happy BD to your DGD!

Donna

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 8:51AM
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wanda_va

WOW! That cake is magnificent! She will be so thrilled with it--wish I had your talent. Hope she has a great birthday.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 8:55AM
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magothyrivergirl

Great cake! What a wonderful gift She is giving You!!! You are so lucky, and I am sure you are beaming with pride.
The Quilt Show sounds like you two had a lovely time together.
The memories of this Mariners Star will last forever.
Post pictures of her progress.
Happy Birthday to her!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 9:15AM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Wow!!! It even looks quilted! She will surely appreciate all your attention to detail.

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 10:13AM
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teresa_nc7

Fantastic! You should advertize your "quilt" cakes to your quilting/crafting friends!

Teresa

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 2:38PM
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minnie_tx

Dittoes What a great idea and it came out beautiful

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 3:08PM
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polardreams

Awesome cake! Happy birthday to your GD - and how lucky for you that you have inspired her to join the quilting world. I wish you both many happy memories together!
Sue

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 4:52PM
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littlehelen_gw

Wow...beautiful icing work! I'm sure she'll love it. ( I'd be reluctant to cut a piece ... Lol)
V.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 4:57PM
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K8Orlando

Beautiful! Cake decorating is not easy; I'm amazed at the gorgeous detail!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 8:39PM
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quiltnhen

That's gorgeous!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 9:16PM
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Vanislegirl88

Thanks everyone. I love making "meaningful" cakes for my family and friends. She loved her cake.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2014 at 10:39PM
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lafonda_ranch

She sure looks pleased with it. Who wouldn't!! It's beautiful and it bet it tasted even better :-)

Robbi

    Bookmark   May 13, 2014 at 6:22PM
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beth7happy

oh wow...that is just awesome!!! What a beautiful girl AND cake!

    Bookmark   May 23, 2014 at 12:40PM
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nanajayne

A beautiful cake, a beautiful GD, and a beautiful relationship. Who could ask for anything more.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2014 at 11:10PM
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calliope

Great idea and an awesome cake. Your GD is so pretty. She looks very like my niece at that age. I think you pleased her by that smile.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 12:24AM
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