Taking care of business
Hello! I’m in business mode this week, having just come off a very successful event for NJMQG– March Madness. I’m tackling my quilty to-do list like the proactive person I wish I was, because next Thursday I’m living the dream and heading to Nashville for the MQG Sew Down to take classes with some of my quilting idols (Anna Maria Horner, Carolyn Friedlander, Angela Walters and Victoria Findlay Wolfe, O.M.G.). I also have a big April guild meeting to plan and an exciting writing deadline at the end of the month, so I need to take care of a few things.
I thought I’d share some of the products of my week.
On Tuesday I churned out a bee “row” for Ashley featuring her beloved Chicopee and flying geese:
Yesterday I made some samples for a new Building Blocks class– log cabins!
Last night was Building Blocks: HST, and it was a hit! Here’s Ann with her block:
And on top of everything, April is my month to be bee leader in our block party! I realized that I will never make myself the Christmas quilt that I wish I had, so I’ll be enlisting the help of my bee mates. I found this block in the Fresh Modern Quilts group on Flickr and laid it out to figure out the design. I’m going for a Nordic modern traditionalist vibe with low-volume stars, probably in Botanics. What do you think?
Oh, and some VERY important business. Per tradition, the boys had to dance on the new baby quilt: