Here's the finished product:
If you enlarge the picture you can see the stitching in the 6 all white blocks, there's a large cupcake stitched in each one with "happy colors" as I call them.
This quilt was really easy to make. Each square is 6" and each letter is 4 1/2" tall. I used my Silhouette SD to cut the letters using their fabric interfacing. I appliqued each letter onto a white square, obviously, then machine stitched it down. Peiced the rows together and hand quilted around each letter. Then I cut a stencil of a large cupcake using my Silhouette SD and used that to trace and hand quilt the cupcake in the remaining white squares. After the quilting was done I binded it with the continous binding.
It was that simple. Anyone can make it. ☺ If you don't have access to a Silhouette you can trace letters by hand onto an interfacing such as Wonder-Under then cut and applique that way. A great present for a child just learning to recognize letters and how to read.