July’s theme for the 1 Million Mile Postcard Challenge is ‘Go Modern.’ I am already on my 4th rendition of a design. Why is this one so difficult? Because I want it simple but still interesting. Do you want to participate? Send me a comment from the Contact tab. Any comments there will not be published. I would love to see what you come up with. You have until the end of this week to let me know if you want a postcard from me.
Summer means two things in our neck of the woods – construction and gardening. Construction doesn’t just happen on our streets and highways, it is a perpetual thing in our household. What that means is during this last week I was tiling and painting, not quilting.
Having said that, my fingers may not have been quilting but my head was. In June I cut out a log cabin quilt and I used left over pieces to practice some curved quilting. These will end up either as a wall quilt or will be used on the back of the quilt. I took a few minutes to lay out some potential designs but I need your opinion. Which layout do you like the best?
And what are your thoughts on using it as a wall quilt or would it be better used on the back of the log cabin quilt? I tend to like quilts that are interesting on both sides but seldom take the time to do that.
In terms of gardening, the weeds are winning. And it seems like such a futile exercise. We picked blueberries instead. With all the rain we have had, this has to be one of the best crops ever.
We had blueberry pancakes, made a blueberry pie and 20 cups have made it to the freezer. We will enjoy those next winter. Ken’s Kitchen has been quiet for awhile so here is the first recipe of the summer: a traditional Blueberry Pie. Next week I will post a recipe for a fresh blueberry pie that is just awesome. Watch for it.
Have a great week. Find something creative to do or look at. Thank you for reading my post and a special thank you to anyone who takes the time to leave a comment or vote on one of the layouts.