That is what my brain feels like these days. I’m here. I’m there. I’m everywhere. Boy is it draining. We’ve been busy making plans for packing with the remaining 3.5 weeks. I’m happy to say that our niece will be coming into town to help us for a week…so I will happily be able to traipse off to my sewing retreat with the NOLA modern quilt guild for one last fabulous weekend with them. And then I should be able to sign up for some time on the long arm machine in order to quilt like a maniac and get some projects done. Crazy? Me? Never.
I’m working away on my bee blocks and finishing up some quilts and writing up some patterns. Yada yada yada. I did finish a block for Jessica who even sent us some of her fabulous new fabric, Timber! (Oh and how did I not know that she is having a book published?!) She wanted a slightly wonky block of any rectangular size no bigger than 14.5″ square with the 1″ grey border around the perimeter. She did say that she preferred not having a huge number of fabrics in one block despite the lovely assortment she sent. So I took her at her word and went with “less is more”.
I love how it ended up looking like books! I totally did not intend that, but it was a fun realization when I was finished. Someone else thought that it looked like Bamboo, so that’s pretty cool too. Jess says that she likes it, so that’s all I need. Oh and by the way, if you stop by her blog, scroll down and check out her daughter’s unicorn and rainbow birthday party. I’m exhausted just looking at it. She’s put Martha Stewart to shame! Again, just enjoy the eye candy and try not to think about the work that it took to pull that off. 😉