(This is a second attempt: Factoid- it is not at all a happy time when you write a post and have it eaten by cyberspace!)
Fact 1: It is actually not Friday, but Saturday- see above note)
Fact 2. Post birthday party streamers and extra Cheerios are WAY fun when you are one!
Fact 3: Excessive heat and lots of watering turn THESE into monster tomatoes! ("after" photos to come)
Fact 4: Taking a quilting class with a teacher you really like (Cindy Erickson) is a "GOOD THING"-- even if you are really self-critical and HAVE to re-applique that not so perfect handle on your Double Handled Basket block. (see Indigo and Shirting block at bottom of group). Another fact-remembering what your classmates' names are is impossible, making it very difficult to give due credit for blocks that share photo space with yours!
Fact 5: Quilts like this make me want to run (fast) to my scrap bin!!
Close up of center with applique:
Quilt Documentation: "Dutch Oude" by Mary Elizabeth Kinch and Biz Storms. Track quilted by Sandra Reed. Third Place ribbon Vermont Quilt Festival, 2010.
Fact 6: I will spend the day sewing! Results will be shared next week, because:
Fact 7: There will be no blogging on the weekends!