Last night I made this set of blocks for the Faith circle of do. Good Stitches. As I stitched away, cutting, measuring, pressing, etc. a flock of thoughts passed through my mind. I'll have to admit that navy/blue/red/yellow is really, really not my color scheme. And, in retrospect, I don't think I was in the mood for a piecy, traditional block. But beyond those small gripes, I was thinking about how truly amazing it is that women from around the world are working together this month to make a nautical-inspired quilt for a woman battling colon cancer. I mean, how random is that? She'll never know us, but when this month's quilter gifts her an intricate quilt handmade for her (not me), I know - I really KNOW - that she's going to feel overwhelmingly loved and encouraged. And that's worth one night of stitching. Absolutely.
|Quilted by Jeni for the Hope Circle|
|Quilted by Jennifer for the Love Circle|
|Quilted by Ara Jane for the Love Circle|
|Quilted by Krista for the Hope Circle|
This week I also made this set of improv blocks for the Love circle. Elizabeth of Oh, Fransson! is quilting this month and had us make blocks based on her Mod Mosaic pattern. This was a fun and liberating experience! I'm looking forward to trying out some improv blocks again soon for my Spicing Up the Kitchen swap partner. Happy Sewing to all!