Two Baskets

Two Baskets

I made two of these sweet basket blocks for donation, since I was a winner last month. The instructions were just super and I really enjoyed making them. If I get more time later in the month, I may add more. Since I was a winner last month, the two basket blocks I made are for donation. And I surprised myself by really enjoying these. Super...

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California Poppies Blocks

California Poppies Blocks

  Here are my eight California Poppies blocks for this months drawing. And here’s hoping the California wildfires are extinguished quickly, with minimum further damage. My heart breaks for my home...

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Blocks Finally Mailed

Yesterday, finally, I mailed off three blocks to Gail and three to Margaret. In my defense, I was in Africa until just a few days ago. I had hoped to get them out before I left, but the mailing info wasn’t yet available. Anyway, there is an little token of apology included in each...

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Six Trees

Six Trees

Here are my six tree blocks. I LOVE these little guys – they were so  much fun!!  Thanks, Deana! Don’t grumble at me for being so early, please! I’m leaving in less than a week for a 2-week trip to Kenya, so it was now or never. When I get back, I may have time to do another set of three; we’ll see. And I’m hoping we get the winner of last month announced and the mailing instructions soon … ??  I’d like to get my package(s) on...

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My Summer Reading

My Summer Reading

These Summer Reading blocks were so fun, that I had to do six. I loves me a good book…. or a good book block.  The first shot is all six blocks. You’ll notice that to three of them I added “book titles”. These were taken from selvages. I trimmed down the selvages (I only use the tightly-woven ones) and stitched on with a short 1.0-1.5 stitch length.  This is a technique I used successfully in my Reading Rainbow Quilt, which you can see on...

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Rail Blocks Made

Rail Blocks Made

Here are my 9 Rail Variation blocks for May. These were quick and fun. I even found some blue and green fabric from the seventies that was perfect for a few of the squares . Can you tell which fabric it is? (No, it’s not the carousel horses – that was from the nineties, LOL).  These are all for a chance in the...

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April Blocks Mailed

Today, Tuesday May 8, I mailed my blocks to both Karen in South Africa and Kristin in California. Kristin should receive hers on Friday, and Karen’s will take 2 weeks (6-10 business days) to get to South Africa, and then it’s up to their postal service from...

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