Spring is here!

Spring @ The Crafty Quilter

March 20, the first day of Spring!  I love this time of year!  As Mark Twain said:

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want —oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!


Today is also the first ever International Day of Happiness!  It was established in 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly.  I think we should celebrate a little by doing what makes us happy!  Hmmm….Quilting anyone?

For inspiration, here are a few of my favorites from last year’s winners at International Quilt Festival, Houston:

Ms. MacDonald Had a Farm by LYNN CZABAN and members of the Hanging By A Thread group


The Candy Shop by MIYUKI HAMABA

Enjoy this first day of Spring and Be Happy!

Julie Siggy-1

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About Julie Cefalu

Hello! I'm Julie and I love to quilt, craft, read, garden, hike and spend time with my family.

8 thoughts on “Spring is here!

  1. I had no idea! International Happiness Day! I love that! And on my calendar for next year!!!

    Our ornamentals are in bloom too! Finally! And the Marsh Marigold finally opened! Spring! YaY!

    And thank you once again for the applique series. xoxox

  2. Yes, Julie, please keep the blogs coming. I frequently check it out but don’t leave a comment – sorry. You are full of creative, inspiring ideas and you are so generous to share them with all of us. Thank you and Happy Springtime to you!

  3. Honestly Julie … I am in awe of you … I can hardly keep up with just the reading and researching all that you so willingly share and manage to put on your blog! :o) Keep it coming though please. It brings so much pleasure to so many, even if they don’t always manage a comment.

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