Thursday, May 6, 2010


is what i am at the moment. {the baby is good!!}
which means i haven't gotten much sewing done.
or anything you want to know about.

so instead of a quilty post..
you get more of my beautiful new niece.

{movie & post made by my brother}

Aliyah's First Movie.
Shot on a 5d mkII (1080p/24) with the following lenses:
m42 Super-Takumar 50mm f1.4
Canon 17-40 f4 L

I am looking at hosting this elsewhere to get the full HD stream.
Till then make sure you click through to YouTube to see it in higher res there.

YouTube Direct Link

iPhone & iPad version with Downloads

funny comments by my dad @ 1:49 and 2:26
a sneak peek at my next quilt tutorial @ 3:15

hopefully i'll be back to normal soon.


Seams Sew Together said...

Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Congratulations to you and all the family.


Camilla said...

Aww, hope you feel better soon and what a lovely video. My little one is 15 months old now...its so easy to forget how tiny they were.

Congratulations to you and an your family and welcome Aliyah



Jocelyn said...

A new baby is such a special gift. Enjoy every minute. Get well soon!

mascanlon said...

get well soon Julie. The video is wonderful, such a blessing and its clear Aliyah is so loved!

Christina McKinney said...

Ok, seriously, she's adorable!! But I have to admit, all I was thinking while I watched that was "Man, I'm sooooo glad I ordered that camera!!!" The quality is amazing! Mine will be here Saturday, so I get to try it out first hand.

Thank you for sharing such a sweet video.

holly | bijou lovely said...

I hope you feel better soon!! Aliyah is precious and I love the name! I have a niece named Aliyah too :)

Sandy said...

Feel Better soon Sunshine.. Bask in the rays of such an exciting week! Quilts and More is my new fav magazine such a beautiful cover on this quarter's issue!!Felt even better to hold it in my hands! Sending love from the West Coast,Can't wait for you to see Aliyah & Elijah together!
With hugs and love

Angela Nash said...

Adorable - and love that quilt with the nice love notes on it!

Get better soon. Oh, I bought your circle quilt magazine at the LQS yesterday. I told the shop owner that my friend was on the cover. She was quite excited for you :) And she loved your quilt!

Dresden Quilter said...

I hope you get better soon. Your niece is so sweet and so is her quilt.

Tracey Jacobsen said...

Get better Julie!

And she's so sweet and beautiful.

(and you can tell your SIL that staying calm IS quite an accomplishment!)

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Julie - She's beautiful! Congrats to you and the family!! I'm sure your nephew is very excited to be a Big Brother!! Jenn

Elaine Adair said...

Sick? Oh right -- any lame excuse to put more darling baby photos on the net! LOL

OK, I'm sorry - feel better soon so you can play with that delightful new citizen! 8-)))

Barb in Mi said...

Congratulations - she is just beautiful! And please get well real quick! There is a little girl waiting to get to know her aunt...

Tricia said...

Oh no! Feel better soon!

The video is adorable...I saw the sneak peak of the quilt in there. Very cool!

Lexi said...

So cute. I would head over to Vimeo to host the video. Its really easy to use and much higher quality than youtube.

Patty said...

AWHHH... how precious.

wishes, true and kind said...

Take care and get well soon!

Every girl should have an auntie who adores her as much as you adore your niece :)


KarrieLyne said...

I'm so sorry that bug has you down! Have you tried Raid? =P

That video is so precious! It gives me that itch to have another but we ain't goin'!

SheilaC said...

Feel better soon so you can go and visit that gorgeous baby :)


Laurel H. said...

Awww; get well soon. And she is just precious!

Jeannie said...

Sorry you are sick honey! but the baby is soooooooo adorable!!

Rebecca Maples said...

Sorry to hear that your not feeling well, you should have made that soup I told you about;)

p.s. How cute is that kid?