I'm happy to report that my mom is remarkably recovering from her bout with Covid-19. I'm not completely confident that she'll recover, since I've read many stories about the elderly taking turns for the worse after looking good. But as of now, she's eating, drinking and getting up. Her speech is very limited which I'm guessing is a product of the virus as well. It's still amazing to me!
Thank you for all your very kind wishes asking about her and praying for her recovery. It was heartwarming!!
On the sewing front, I did finish the border on that log cabin kid quilt, having found an adorable stripe which matched well enough. It is sad to say that I have absolutely no recollection of having purchased this fabric, nor do I remember ever seeing it before. But no matter---I found it here at the cabin and it worked just fine!
I must confess that in a moment of weakness I purchased an entire bolt of a cute light pink print! It was on sale from Missouri Quilts and have decided to use it instead of whites.
Let's be serious, really. How long will it take me to use up an entire bolt of fabric?? Probably a while!! VBG. If you think you'd like some, let me know! I've got LOTS to spare!!
I did find a cute pattern using 2-1/2" strips and have been using the pink instead of the muslin the pattern calls for. I haven't squared up the block/unit yet but you can get the idea. It'll be a perfect quilt for a child.
I actually think it's more interesting with the pink rather than plain muslin, don't you?
I've also been working on my neighborhood and decided it really needs some trees. So I looked on Pinterest and found the perfect size tree. I only started last night so there are only two so far. But they add some more interest.I will likely continue to look for other trees that might fit the right size, just for a variety.
On another note, not quilt related, I decided to start a little book club with my 10 yr old grandson to encourage him to read and sharpen his comprehension. So he picked a book (Nancy Drew!!) and we've been reading a few chapters every couple of days, and he answers the questions I email to his mom. We've been doing this on FaceTime. Since he loves to cook, we are also baking for each other, sort of! Just like real book groups, right? He's tickled by the idea.
Hope you are all well and staying safe! Please wear your masks and social distance from people!! This isn't over yet!!