This week I managed to squeeze some time in to prepare my fabric and make my first block for the Blessings From The Hollow quilt I'm making from Kim Brackett's book, Scrap Basket Sensations. The block was pretty quick and fun to make. I'm pleased with the colors. Doing the cutting for one block at a time is the method I'm using for this quilt. It's way easier on my back than doing all of the cutting at once, and fewer small pieces to keep track of. Hopefully I'll be posting again soon with further progress!
The Layer Cake Quilt Along is wrapping up in the next few weeks! During the quilt along I was lucky enough to win the book Simply Charming Circles by Konda Luckau of Moose on the Porch Quilts. It's a great book of patterns for quilts with circles made with charm squares. You can use raw edge or machine applique for the circles, so it's great for someone like me who needs to