Hi everyone, I hope you are having a great November so far!
Outside of my normal teaching, sewing and pattern writing hours, I’ve been keeping up with my bee block commitments.
In Siblings Together this month, we have been making ‘boy’ blocks for Doti:
Also for Siblings Together, I made 4 more canvas blocks. It was my month in September, where I set the Canvas block. I was only 4 blcoks short and now that I have 30 blocks, I can get the quilt completed.
For Brit Bee this month, I had to make a block for Jo, which was designed by Angie! These are the colours Jo has chosen for her quilt – I hope she likes it!
So that’s my block round-up for November.
And I hope to have some really exciting news to announce here soon! Watch this space!
I support 2 charity quilting groups – Bee Blessed and Siblings Together.
This means making different blocks for them each month, which is a non-demanding way of supporting these wonderful causes.
Here is a wee round up of my recent bee blocks.
In Bee Blessed, we were making Woven blocks in pastels for September …..
…. and Wonky Cross blocks in ‘male appropriate’ colours for October.
In Siblings Together Bee 2 I got to set the block for September, and requested Canvas blocks, in any 2 colour-ways. Here are what I have received from the other ladies in the bee:
I only need to make 5 more blocks, and after putting it out for consultation (asking a few sewing friends on FB!) it was decided that I should make the remaining blocks in purple, yellow, pink & green!
October’s blocks in STB2 are these fabulously scrappy 16″ blocks. These were so much fun to make, because they were scrappy (my fav) and the irregular improv angles meant they were super quick too!
So that’s me up-to-date with my bee commitments!
And it’s half-way through October already! So I’ll leave you with a few of my recent Autumn pics!