I can’t think of a witty title for today. It is now Sunday evening, and I’m about to prepare dinner. I have done a little sewing, specifically on my Great Granny Squared quilt. The friend whom I intend to be the recipient of this house warming quilt just closed on her home a couple of days ago. I hope to get this one done in the next month to be timely in the delivery to her.
9 Blocks done! Laid out on the driveway. You can see Nora’s little foot in the picture – she was helping when the wind started to blow:
I never did find my Birds & Berries fabric – but I KNOW I have it. I couldn’t wait though and found a layer cake on Etsy and got it Saturday in the mail. Here’s a close-up of the first block using some of those vibrant colors (especially love the purple!):
I have 11 blocks left to make. And even though I didn’t find my Birds & Berries fabric, I did come back across a box that had 4 charm packs of Wee Play by Sandy Klop (American Jane). I really, really want to make something with her collections. I also have some precuts of Potluck that is more recent. I had purchased 4 yards of the Moda Weave Black to possibly go along with it (inspired by a quilt done by Ms Cupcakes ‘n Daisies. She named it “I’ll Take Mine Black“).
I have also decided on a quilt to make for my upcoming grand-daughter. Well, step grand-daughter. I really struggle to think of myself as a grandmother yet since I have a 5 and 7 year old at home. Denial, denial, denial. I’m in my early 40s, so it isn’t impossible .. but… denial, denial, denial.
Sunbeams Quilt Kit offered by Fat Quarter Shop… fabrics in Mirabelle collection by Fig Tree Quilts.
The backing fabric is shown closer up here:
The mommy-to-be said she was doing her room in yellow, so this felt really perfect. I hope it goes together fast though – she’s due in June!
I hope you had a great weekend and was able to enjoy some sunshine today. We are feeling the spring weather finally coming around.
Next time – the next block in Reach for the Stars!!
All my best,