Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Birthday Gift for my Mom

I wanted to show you a birthday gift I made for my mom. It would be a nice Christmas gift for some friends, too.
My mother is an ovarian cancer survivor and I found the fat quarter of the aqua ribbon symbol at my local sewing stuido. I found the checkbook tutorial here. It was a very easy and fun pattern!
Nothing like a big fat sparkly posie on your checkbook cover to make writing checks more fun!:)
Happy Birthday Mom!

15 comments:

Stephanie said...

So cute! :)

Jill said...

TOO cute!! Happy Birthday to your sweet mom!
Blessings!
Jill

Polka Dot Moon said...

Love it! My mother is an Ovarian Cancer survivor too. Happy Birthday to your mom :)

Hopeful Housewife said...

very cute!

Mrs. E said...

Very cute!

Mary said...

What a wonderful gift!

Chrissie, I had mentioned sending you a book a few posts back, if you still would like it email me your address. maryefreeman@hotmail.com

Blessings!

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Diane said...

Sooo cute! What a thoughtful and useful gift-the best kind!!!! :)

Anonymous said...

Dear Chrissie thank you for the most beautiful present! Thank you for the movie and dinner! I didn't think I was going to make it;since mornings have turned to yucky again! Just another minor set back. Thank you for understanding!All my "LOVE" MOM

carissa... brown eyed fox said...

hAppY BiRthdAy to your MOM!

and your gift is SO pretty!
very special... i can imagine she loved it!
the best part... a gift that her daughter made for her!
those are the best!

sara's art house said...

Love the checkbook cover!

Ruth said...

It's beautiful. Your mom will love it.

Ruth

amandajean said...

I love the addition to the outside of the cover. So fun!!! (which reminds me...I have a few of these on my "to make" list...)

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