These are the March blocks for Long Time Gone by Jen Kingwell. Several members of our Mount Battie MQG are working on this quilt and have divided the blocks so that we only have to do a few each month. This is the third installment and I love these little 3.5 inch churn dash blocks. I made the 9 patch block and was happy–then I read the directions and they called for 21 blocks all together. Cute, but a lot of work to do these tiny squares.
Coastal Quilters, a chapter of the Maine Pine Tree Guild, issued a challenge last June at our final meeting before summer break. We were all given a paper bag with 3 coordinating fat quarters (all donated by the members and I have to say, the group who organized this did a good job of coordinating the assortment that was received). I got fat quarters of the 3 fabrics used in the square in the square block. I ended up two 5 inch blocks short of the green fabric, put a call out to the members and it turns out the fabric was donated by our president who fortunately had a bit left so I could finish my quilt! I had the stripe in the sashing in my stash and knew I’d find a use for it someday! Now it awaits a baby to use it.
Went into my fabric/craft storage area to try to clean it up a bit and organize–but found too many distractions and ended up playing instead. Anyone else have the same problem? My intention is to see what I can donate to our local guild chapter’s auction later this year. It is the major fund raiser and has been very successful. I have a few months to get this done–have to keep myself on track next time and not get distracted by all the pretty things and potential projects!
Hope to have another finished project to take a picture of soon.