I guess we did.
That's an amazing one thousand blocks I've sewn together. If you'd told me six months ago I wouldn't have believed you.
Technically that means I've reached my goal BUT (!) I still have a few more blocks here to sew into a couple of quilts, plus I know of a box in transit from Canada with 100 blocks in so I'll still carry on till I've got these out the way.
Now for No. 50, I asked The Photographer to get the cruise ship in with the quilt as I thought it would make for an interesting shot and this is what I discovered when I uploaded the images to the computer.
Possibly not completely what I had in mind.
No. 50 is all about pinks and purples and the other pig whose mate appears in No. 47. A female pig no less with a rather fetching white bow in her hair.
And we're levitating quite nicely too.
Note the clouds - we've had a little rain but not enough.
As you can perhaps see, there are some beautiful quilting skills going on with this one.
Soy Amado No. 50
And as promised, a little look back at the last six months.
And what did I learn from the last six months?
- That it is far easier and much less hassle to turn the other cheek and not do anything
- But so much more rewarding if you do something
- That you don't need the latest and designated 'must have' fabric to make great quilts
- Whatever you have to hand is just as good and far more personal
- That help doesn't always come from where you think it will come
- But it will come and from people and places you didn't even know existed before
- Not everyone will understand the concept of 12 1/2" (and some people won't understand the concept of quilted quilt blocks either!)
- But I became very adept at fudging up to a quarter of an inch more or less
- That if I ever do something like this again I really do need to mix up my footwear some more