Saturday, May 24, 2014

Third Week (or Fourth) of Green for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge

I originally wrote the Rainbow Scrap Challenge last Saturday.  Unfortunately, Blogger would not let me post before we left for my daughter's graduation.

 Here she is posing in front of the school mascot, Jumbo.
She received a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Development Research.  We should be receiving a hard covered copy of her thesis in 12 weeks.  I can't wait to see her name in print.  She doesn't have a job yet, but will be working part time at the University's Research lab this summer.  We left the day after graduation for a short vacation on Cape Cod before she starts her summer job.
We stopped off to visit Plymouth Plantation where the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving and took a look at Plymouth Rock which is fenced in to protect it.

(Below is last week's post which never made it to print).

Last week, I made a few blocks from a free pattern (Ground Cover) from Me and My Sister Designs.  The blocks went together so quickly that I found myself making 44 more.  The pattern as written called for a six by six setting, finishing as a 51 1/2 inch square top.  I prefer a rectangular quilt so I added 2 more rows to the length.  I really like the way it makes the tired old green florals look fresh and bright.
I made one more green  "Dottie" block. Sorry for the bad lighting.  The weather is too nasty to take a photo outside.
I plan on taking a break from making green blocks for the rest of the month and will concentrate on finishing my Gum Drops 3 top.
I am linking up with the Rainbow Scrap Challenge at Sew Scrappy.  There are always great projects to see.
If you are interested in the Christmas panel giveaway, please leave a comment on the April Wrap Up post