Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Miss W's Quilt Revealed!

Well today was the day! We gave Miss W her quilt today. I had to do it today as Daz is giving a PD tomorrow at school on Homework Blogs and part of his intro talk is how his wife blogs and he has linked back to my blog which has pictures of the quilt on it! So I had to give it to her before anyone else saw it! Not that it really mattered. I thought it would be nice to be in the classroom for a few days before term ended too. So we asked Miss W to leave the room for a few minutes while we worked out what child was going to say what. Then she came back in and sat, very puzzled and curious. Six kids spoke a sentence each. "Miss W, we are very excited about your wedding." "We wanted to make you something special." (She starts crying about here!) "Miss Helen helped us do some drawings at recess and lunch." "It was top secret, we had to pinky promise not to tell you!" (More crying about here!) "We hope you like your present." "We wish you and Mr H lots of love and hope you live happily ever after." Then she got to open it and because the kids hadn't seen the quilt it was zoom, they all rushed in. Then there was squeals of "Look there is my drawing!" "Look that's mine up there Miss W!" "Look Miss W I drew you holding Mr H's hand!" It was fantastic!

Here's Miss W with Alice. I told Alice her block was my favorite, she got all shy.

And here is Miss W and I in that happy post quilt gift giving glow. I am so looking forward to their wedding in a few weeks. She is such a beautiful lady, has a heart of gold, an amazing teacher, it's going to be a joy to share her day with her.

Here are the amazing kids of Room 12! Their art makes this quilt so special!

13 comments:

rachelmp said...

How fantastic Helen!

carol said...

Oh my Helen, how fun! I wish I would have been there too......I would have joined Miss W with tears. What a sweet, sweet quilt. She will cherish it forever!

Heidi said...

Awesome!!!

~Laurie~ said...

This was PRICELESS!! Thanks so much for sharing this process with us - especially the pictures of how happy Miss W was. This post made my morning - thank YOU!

Tamara said...

you made me cry!!! how sweet!

Andi said...

It turned out wonderfully!!!
What a beautiful gift!
xx

Poppyprint said...

I've never met Miss H and I got all teary! What a gift. And who's got the biggest smile in the class photo?

Jennifer said...

Tears Helen tears!!! You made me cry!!!

felicity said...

I got all teary as I read what the children said! AWwwww. So so lovely.

Cass said...

Well done Helen it looks great, you and the kids did a great job

Dawn said...

oh I got teary too... its wonderful and such a treasure for Miss W and the class.... well done for making it..
Husg Dawn x

Sheridan said...

Your. Best. Blog. Post. Ever.

Awesome, Helen.

Ruth's Place said...

I'm a big softie. I got teary as well. What a beautiful gift. Thank you for sharing with us.