So my first and only bee is wrapping up. I have to say it worked out perfectly. We’re finishing up 2 months early as we had 2 participants drop out…who just happened to have the months of November and December. Perfect for me since who knows how much time I’ll have to sew with a newborn…who’s arrival is late!
For August. our bee mama asked for a block to make Mona W’s European Stories Quilt. A very easy block to make…I was really hoping to send Corley an appliqued block but nothing came out quite right so I fussy cut a MoMo print. I dove into the scrap basket for the border and love the scrappy outcome.
I was slightly confused about September’s block…Christine requested a Scrappy Depression Block, basically sewing a bunch of half square triangles together any way we wanted. I might have taken it a bit too literally, because my block looks nothing like anyone else’s….
Pam requested a monochromatic, crazy, scrappy block using Aneela Hoey's tutorial. We each picked a different color to send and although my pink scraps/stash far out weigh any other color I chose red to challenge myself. I like how it came out but I don’t think I could make more than 2 of these blocks ever. It’s good to try new things though.
I’m currently on maternity leave from work…baby girl is a little late arriving….5 days past so far! Here’s my 34 week belly at my last Phil’s game of the season!
Here’s hoping she comes soon!!