Showing posts from December, 2016

With Glowing Hearts

Have you heard about Canada's Big Quilt Bee with the Canadian Quilters Association (CQA)? They have a set a pretty BHAG (big, hairy audacious goal) for 2017. 1,000 quilts for Ronald McDonald House! The Big Quilt Bee will be held June 14-17, 2017 at Quilt Canada 2017 in Toronto, ON. They’ll have sewing machines, long arms, mid arms and lots of volunteers to work on quilt tops and stacks of slabs made by hundreds of Canadian quilters. It's going to be fun!

Hmm, I wondered if there's a Guinness World Record for the biggest quilt bee? So I looked it up. There's a record for the largest patchwork quilt, the largest bee house and the largest gathering of people dressed as bees (why?), but I did not find a record of the largest quilt bee. Something to think about, CQA?

But I digress. CQA is looking for blocks to get this party started. 12.5" slab blocks in particular with at least one piece of special Canada 150 fabric in it. Slab blocks are really easy to make and you c…

Modern Block Monday - Lake Country

The wonderful Felicity from Felicity Quilts was our Bee Sewcial Queen Bee for the month of June. She chose the theme of Lake Country and we were to do blocks of blue and green.

Here are my contributions:

Felicity received her blocks and has started playing around with layout. Looking great!

If you want to follow along with the Bee Sewcial gang, check out #beesewcial and #inspiredbybeesewcial on Instagram.