For the last week I have really tried to stay focused on getting the Rainbow Neighbourhood quilt top together, and it paid off! 👍👍👍
I absolutely love this quilt, and am excited to get the layers
sandwiched and ready for quilting!
But... I was ready for a few days of small sewing - just making blocks - playing with something new. You know what I mean! So I decided to try some Positivity blocks that will turn into a comfort quilt for Mercyful Quilts, a quilt drive sponsored by Preeti (Sew Preeti Quilts) and Bernie (Needle and Foot).
Let's just say if I could do something wrong with these blocks, I did! Lol!
But, I decided that if my blocks were all consistent with each other (even if they are a little different from Preeti's blocks), then they will go together and make a beautiful quilt.
Here is what I have sewn so far. I made one set of blocks with some long strips, and that gave me a few of the neat alternate blocks that Preeti showed were possible. But some of my green pieces are 10 inch squares, so I cut shorter strips that just make one leaf block, which leaves a different alternate block, plus some squares for 4 patches. It will be interesting to see what I can do with all these different blocks!
I'll keep making leaf blocks little by little until I have enough for a quilt.
I may not keep up with the QAL, but I know the quilt will be useful to Mercyful Quilts whenever I finish it! Meanwhile, I'm sharing my progress so far at the
2023 Positivity QAL link-up at Needle and Foot.
One other project I wanted to get back to was making blocks for the Scrap Dance Quadrille QAL over at From My Carolina Home. I need lots more HSTs for this one.
I enjoyed getting my Cape Cod fat quarter bundle out for this project again!
So for the coming week, each of these things will be on my list:
- Get the Rainbow Neighbourhood sandwiched for quilting.
- Keep making Positivity leaf blocks.
- Make more HSTs for Scrap Dance Quadrille.
I think that's plenty to keep busy with! Linking up with Carol and friends at Quilt Schmilt for To-DoTuesday!