Our hive’s task for November was to make dark red and golden yellow blocks. I only had traditional fabrics in these colours, but I emailed a photo of what I had to our hive’s queen bee and she approved these choices.
|I had many red fabrics but few in gold.|
|Apparently, the green leaves are not a problem, according to our November queen.|
We were asked to share our favourite quilt or quilted thing that we have made for:
For myself, I have had the most fun making my Dear Jane quilt. I have been working on it for three years, and it is not yet finished. It has driven me batty at times, but I enjoyed the challenge of making all those daft, tiny blocks and proving that I could. I have just started hand quilting it this week.
For others, I have had the most fun being part of the Possum Magic group . Eight of us, spread across Australia and New Zealand, spent a year on a round robin project. Every quilt was different, and each project pushed me to try something new. It was a lot of fun, and I recommend trying a round robin if you have not done so already.
In my usual gatecrashing style, I made Helen in Hive 2 a courthouse step block incorporating selvedges. My chosen bright colour was aqua. Yvonne beat me to orange!