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This archived content is from Mary Wilkins’ sewing and quilting message board “Sew What’s New,” which was retired in August 2007. It is being provided by “Sew What’s Up,” which serves as the new home for many members of “Sew What’s New.”
From: HeyJudee
Date: 05-22-2007, 07:51 AM (1 of 18)
Happy Birthday to you, :bday:
Happy Birthday to you, :bday:
Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday, :bday:
Happy Birthday to youuuuuuuuuuuuuu :bday: :bday: :bday:
TTFN from
User: HeyJudee
Member since: 01-25-2005
Total posts: 1366
From: pretnichols
Date: 05-22-2007, 08:15 AM (2 of 18)
Hppy Birthday from me too! Enjoy your day!:bg: :bday:

So little time, sew much to do...........
User: pretnichols
Member since: 10-16-2005
Total posts: 342
From: Pudge99
Date: 05-22-2007, 09:41 AM (3 of 18)
:bday: Patty!!!!
Pictures of my successes and failures
Pfaff 2040
Janome Mylock 134D
Singer Futura CE-100 w/ Autopunch
Husqvarna Viking 3D Sketch
User: Pudge99
Member since: 10-30-2001
Total posts: 1375
From: Sewhappie
Date: 05-22-2007, 10:29 AM (4 of 18)
GO PATTY, GO PATTY GO PATTY!!!!!!!:bday: :bday: :bday: :bday: :bday: :bday: :bday
User: Sewhappie
Member since: 10-27-2001
Total posts: 1427
From: Patty22
Date: 05-22-2007, 10:37 AM (5 of 18)
Oh Thank you so much..... Just baked an apple pie and a coconut creme.....

My daughter should be pulling in the driveway any minute. We are going to meet her "boyfriend." She drove from Lincoln, Nebraska to Iowa City to pick him up and then they drove straight to Ithaca. They have been there the last couple days.His brother is graduating and they came for graduation and to visit their old haunts.

I need to put this into context that the only "date" we have ever met was the Jr. and Sr. Prom and it was the same HS friend. He asked her to the Jr. Prom five days in advance.

I have spent the last three weeks painting and cleaning. I am exhausted :) okay, okay, I'm nervous too.... I like to tease and have fun and I was told to behave...well, to use my adult filters....all I keep around the house are coffee filters, so I'm not sure how I'm going to pull it off ....

I'll have to let all of you know how it goes.

Thanks again all of you; I have more fun on this site and I enjoy all of you. Wish me luck!

User: Patty22
Member since: 03-29-2006
Total posts: 1194
From: lendube
Date: 05-22-2007, 11:19 AM (6 of 18)
:bday: :bday: :bday: Patty!!

Oh, don't use filters - just be the drip you are!!!! :re: Have fun and enjoy yourself!

User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: vickki
Date: 05-22-2007, 05:05 PM (7 of 18)
Happy Birthday to you :bday: Happy Birthday to you:bday: Happy Birthday dear Patty,Happy Birthday toooooooooooo you...That didn't sound off key did it...Hope you have many many more.....:Canada:
User: vickki
Member since: 08-21-2005
Total posts: 374
From: PaulineG
Date: 05-22-2007, 05:22 PM (8 of 18)
:bday: Sorry I'm late.

If you've been told to behave yourself - just imagine what she has told him. Hope it goes well.
User: PaulineG
Member since: 09-08-2006
Total posts: 901
From: material_pakrat
Date: 05-22-2007, 06:14 PM (9 of 18)
Happy Birthday Patty.

You know you are a fun person when you get warned to behave like that !
Cheers, Soph.

I'm happiest when I am sewing!
User: material_pakrat
Member since: 12-13-2006
Total posts: 220
From: Bama
Date: 05-22-2007, 07:47 PM (10 of 18)
:bday: to you!!!! :bday: to you !!!! :bday: toooooo Paaaaaattttyyyyy!!!!!!!! :bday: toooooo yooooouuu!!!!

I hope you have a great birthday! I hope your daughter and her boyfriend have a great time visiting you too. Have fun. :bg:
User: Bama
Member since: 03-21-2000
Total posts: 2116
From: MotherInLaw
Date: 05-22-2007, 08:20 PM (11 of 18)

I can call you like I did Brenda and sing if you'd like me to.:shock:

I'm regressing back into my youth, I just have to figure out how I'm going to convience my body to come along with me.
User: MotherInLaw
Member since: 06-25-2005
Total posts: 1118
From: Jeke
Date: 05-22-2007, 08:48 PM (12 of 18)
Happy Birthday, Patty!!

I think you really should behave and use the filters. Like maybe put a coffee filter on your head. Or use them as earrings. Maybe make some slippers. I am sure your creative juices could be put to good use here :up:
Will be anxious to hear how it all goes.
User: Jeke
Member since: 11-10-2004
Total posts: 232
From: Patty22
Date: 05-22-2007, 09:28 PM (13 of 18)

Here is a picture of our house guests. Bwhahahahahahaha well, part of our house guests.

This has been a wonderful birthday! Thank you everyone for the singing and Susie ....that was a delicious birthday cake. I did lick the plate and was proud of it!

We did have a bottle of wine before dinner and luckily I didn't have to crawl under the coffee table to sleep it off.

I gave up on the filters...little can be done with me at this stage of the game. Although the suggestions for coffee filter uses almost compares with the painted ones I saw that were made into flowers.

My daughter's "boyfriend"....."friend" is very sweet. What can I say except I understand why my daughter enjoys him so much.

More on the saga when something happens........ I think I need my binoculars ......

User: Patty22
Member since: 03-29-2006
Total posts: 1194
From: ninifav
Date: 05-22-2007, 11:26 PM (14 of 18)
So glad that you had a good birthday, Patty..Where have I been all this time...this is the first time that I have heard the expression "adult filters." We always tell the little ones to "use your words" when they get mad; now I can tell a few of their parents to "use their adult filters!!!" but, truly, your daughter would not have brought her friend home if she didn't think that he could appreciate you as you are...
Hope you have many more birthdays...
User: ninifav
Member since: 09-06-2004
Total posts: 204
From: Brenisback
Date: 05-23-2007, 07:22 AM (15 of 18)
:bday: belated sit down relax and have a great cup of :coffee2:

People come into your life ...for a Reason a Season or a Lifetime.
User: Brenisback
Member since: 09-20-2004
Total posts: 228
From: esrun3
Date: 05-23-2007, 10:56 PM (16 of 18)
Belated thought it may be, the wish is still true...hope you had a wonderful birthday!!:bday: :bday: :bday:
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: Patty22
Date: 05-24-2007, 07:19 AM (17 of 18)
Technically I am still celebrating my birthday as my daughter is still visiting....... Her boyfriend will be leaving this morning so I will have more time later to write an expose about this visit.

Thanks for the birthday wishes everyone.... all of you are a great group!
User: Patty22
Member since: 03-29-2006
Total posts: 1194
From: cowqueenie
Date: 05-24-2007, 01:25 PM (18 of 18)
AWWWW QM I missed your Bday! I am soooo sorry! It has been "crazier" at my house. I will have to fill you in later. A few bites on the storkville thing. Anyhow! Hope you had a terrific Birthday and that you celebrate all year long because it isn't about living for just ONE day! :)
"A trip to the fabric store is my therapy"
User: cowqueenie
Member since: 10-30-2006
Total posts: 125
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