Last week was a busy, busy week. I don't even know where to start. Last Monday, as you probably know by now, was the Boston Marathon. Every spring my in-laws always come to New England to support my brother-in-law in this race. Thankfully, he was done and out of harms way when the explosions finally happened. Facebook is an amazing thing. About 10 mins after I heard about the explosions and after a few frantic facebook stalking moments, my brother-in-law finally posted on facebook that he and everyone he was with was ok. Phew. My deepest sympathies to those that were hurt. :(
The Vancover Modern Quilt Guild has started a drive to collect handmade flags to support the citizens of Boston. All the details can be found here. I plan on making at least one to send down. I am a member of a guild but just as a floater so I am going to send them directly to the person running this drive. The address can be found in that blog entry.
Now for my news. I got a lot done this week!
I finished these blocks for Bonnie Hunter's mystery, Lazy Sunday, that's in quiltmaker. I just have to finish a few more small blocks and I will be done part 2 and all caught up. I mentioned that this quilt was going to be twin size in the presence of my 9 year old daughter and she promptly claimed it. And more than likely will end up with it.
I started cutting up some more fabric for the Bonnie Hunter workshop I am attending May 3rd. I have carpal tunnel so when a quilt has lots of tiny pieces I have to cut a little at a time. I have asked for an Accuquilt for my birthday/anniversary in June so hopefully my husband took the hint. :)
This is pieced block #2 from the free block of the month over at One Piece at a Time. My points on the yellow aren't great so I might have to fix that. Its bugging me. There were a lot of seams right there.
And this is Applique Block #2 from the same BOM. She is releasing the next block this weekend so I am all caught up on this block of the month too! I wish I could be caught up on all my block of the month clubs. However, I am about 6 months behind of my Dear Jane and about 3 months behind on my Baltimore and Bali. I want to enter my Baltimore and Bali in a quilt show next year so I better get going on that. Its all hand applique so it will take a bit of time.
Today I am linking up to Crazy Mom Quilts.