I know the calendar says spring, but here in the Pacific NW it has been anything but. I've scraped my car windows this past week, slipped and fell down the front stairs off a frozen step and I've had to mow my lawn. I've even been quilting winter quilts!
I love this block.
The whole quilt is just too darn cute, but alas, it must get boxed up and shipped back to its rightful owner. ;-(
Shop Hop was fun, we had great weather and I stuck to my plan. I bought some batiks to make a few gifts. I haven't worked with batiks much and always say I don't even have them in my sewing room. Here are my purchases for the day.
I like to make sure I spend some money in every store that I visit. Funny how that only relates to quilt shops! Seriously, the shop owners and staff go to great lengths to welcome us to their home away from home. By the time they get everything together for the shop hop, they must be exhausted! And then they open their doors and hundreds, if not thousands, show up to see what's new and exciting in all the shops in their area.
Since I was on a mission with a purpose, I came home and washed all my goodies. Then I pressed them, and then I looked to see if I had any other batiks that would work, as I knew there were a couple of pieces in my
I woke up Saturday with a horrible cold, I couldn't swallow and then my nose has not stopped dripping. I'm achy and tired and am going to hit the couch, so I can finish Block #25 for my BTCT.