I had such high hopes. I finished off these little blocks last night (yes, it's still October...I'm just a little late...) and thought I would wait for the sun to come out today before taking a photo. Want to see what they look like today on the line?
Right. Galway isn't known for its California-like weather.
I know, I know. I need to mow the lawn, but I just put down seed so I am waiting for my new little friends to grow to three inches tall.
Anyway, back inside to take a photo or two. Celynn sent us fabric to create two 12.5 inch square blocks using this tutorial. I found this to be a huge challenge. I had difficulty trying to arrange fabrics as I would not normally mix these blue/green/gray prints with maroon and orange. But that's the point of a bee, right? To grow a bit. I tried the safe method trying to use my stash neutrals and the cool shades and made this:
I wanted the second owl to be fully warmer fabrics, but I started to run out of material. I had to combine warms and cools to make this little guy. I like him more than I thought I would :)
And finally Celynn asked for a signature block of our scraps. Now we're in my comfort zone again...
They will be in the post tomorrow with a little chocolate goodie and a recipe (at Celynn's request). I hope she likes them!
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