Yesterday was my birthday. Here is a picture from another birthday forty-seven years ago. I like the juxtaposition between my face and the Raggedy Anne's. (I haven't changed a bit, by the way.)

And here is the finished quilt, finally on the intended bed. This is one of the rooms in my brother's B&B, E-Den. If you ever come to Lasqueti, it's the place to stay.


  1. Anonymous1:37 PM

    Happy BD for yesterday, hope it was a good one, and hope you have a great year to come. Mine is on Sunday.

  2. Aw! Happy birthday! What a sweet picture. I always wanted a raggedy ann doll. I'm jealous you got the supersize one. :P

  3. Nice quilt for B&B - love the deep reds - Hugs Nat

  4. Hope you had a great birthday Heather, hugs

  5. Happy birthday and many happy returns! Certainly hope to be a guest at E-den one day!

  6. Anonymous8:26 PM

    Oh Ms Heather,
    Happy Birthday to You .....;) I hope your new year will be full of love and creative inspiration. Your works are so beautiful. Thank you for sharing your life. Your always in my thoughts.
    Your long distance friend.
    Anna Banana

  7. So I learned where Lasqueti far away, I would like to visit, one day.
    Happy birthday, your blog inspires me.

  8. Anonymous11:12 PM

    Anna Banana?! THE Anna Banana of the early 70's West Coast performance artist fame? You've got some super-famous people on this blog Heather! Or am I thinking of Mister Peanut. Weren't they a pair?

    Once again, I missed your birthday. Very, very sorry. I hope it was a good one. They weren't supposed to be birthday presents but some things are in the mail (as my tea leaves reading Mom used to say). One item is a men's Issey Miyake sport coat from the 90's (put on too much weight for a good fit and I refuse to throw it out). Quite colourful. I was hoping you could re-make it for yourself or turn it into pillow covers or whatever you fancy.

    Beautiful quilt. Yes, the reds will bring some lucky guest good dreams.


  9. happy belated birthday to you and I love the red quilt. Monochromatic quilts are my favourites actually.


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