Monday, June 10, 2013

Thinking About Spin Cycle

  Last year when it was my turn to host the
Bees Knees
Quilting Bee
I selected 
for my block.
I sent the fabric and pattern to everyone in the group.
 And little by little over the months
 the blocks trickled in.
 I needed 25 blocks total for the quilt
with 11 Bee's Knees helping out,
so I rummaged through my scrap piles
and finished up the extra blocks
here and there.
Then the blocks sat
(even though I love, love, love this quilt)
Now that it's time to begin another
Bees Knees year,
I figured I'd better get going and 
finish up last years project 
before starting on the the new.
One of the things I did with my blocks
was have each Bees Knee member 
sign their name
so I would have a remembrance of 
working together.
 Sherri McConnell (A Quilting Life)
and 
Amy Smart (Diary of A Quilter)
were our Queen Bee Leaders
and brought all of us together.
 There were some pretty talented lady's 
in our group.
Amy Ellis (Amy's Creative Side)
 Amy Webb (Amy Lou Who)
With 3 Amy's in the group
I was feeling a little left out that my name wasn't Amy, too.
It was soothing to know
that at least I was smart enough to name
daughter #2 Amy :)
 Shari Butler (Doohickey Designs)
made our cute logo and Bee Button
 Erica Bartlett (Pink Suede Shoes)
 Emily Herrick (Crazy Old Ladies)
 April Rosenthal (Prairie Grass Patterns)
 Calli Taylor (Make It Do)
There were also blocks from 
Trish Poolson (Notes of Sincerity)
and
Sinta Borland (Pink Pincushion)
but I'm having camera issues
and couldn't get a few pics to download
sorry ladies :( 
I appreciate your blocks too!
Hopefully in the next few days 
I will have my Spin Cycle Top all put together.
I really love this quilt!
Pattern by Allison Harris
of Cluck Cluck Sew can be found

9 comments:

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

such pretty blocks you will have a fantastic quilt - so nice that you though to have all write their names on them - and even though you are not an Amy - isn't it nice to have a unique name "Nedra" - I know of no other!

Needled Mom said...

Those will be wonderful when all together. I like how you have included the names on them too.

Sinta Renee said...

I am so excited to see your blocks all there together! I can't wait to see more.

Nat Palaskas said...

These blocks are adorable Nedra! Lucky to have the group to help out - enjoy - Hugs Nat

Calli Makes Do said...

How fun to see them all! I loved making your block and just had to buy Spin Cycle after making it. I can't wait to see the finished quilt. Yeah also for another year of Bees Knees

Cynthia said...

How fun to see all the blocks everyone made! I recognize all those lady's names from their blogs. I'm really looking forward to seeing your finished quilt! I really like the spin cycle block too.

Nanette Merrill said...

What a great quilt. Love all those gals.

trish said...

Look how pretty all your blocks are!! I really enjoyed making one for you. :o)

Andee said...

This pattern is on my to be done list..I LOVE it. Can't wait to see yours all done, like how you got siggies on it too!