I am about to start packing to move and I did not want the move, my baby boy's birthday party and thanksgiving to get in the way of getting my block done. This was a little scary to think about making this block, a picture of me HA! But I thought about it and figure out I have this great tool to sew on faces... My 955 Viking Embroidery Machine.. So I was off and altered an existing embroidery I already had to make my face. This was turning out to be a lot of fun... Once done the big test was to show the finish block to my 3 year old son and see if he knew who it was. I asked him who is this and he answered a little slowly "Mommy?"... So it passed the Tot test, kind of and I figure it was a go. But the animal block was hard, I have no pets at home and after seeing Lynn post, I figured I can make one of the pet my oldest son asked for last year, a bird...a Macaw Parrot in fact... And this block is the only bird that I will let in my house.