I've also finished up a small project for the BMQG Sewing Room Swap. I can't show you the finished product yet because its currently travelling to its new home, but watch out for the reveal this Friday. Instead, here's a sneak peek at the fabrics that I pulled...
After rushing to make a sample block for my turn as the ScrapBeeLicious Queen Bee for May, I managed to finish up a second block after I posted the instructions. The dark purple is hard to photograph, but seeing two blocks put together really shows what the overall pattern will look like. I am SO in love with these blocks and cannot wait to see what these talented ladies can pull from their scraps!
And finally, lest you think that my tilted star alphabet blocks have been languishing in a box somewhere alone and forgotten...well, you just might be right. I actually finished all the ABC blocks over a month ago but when I started piecing them together into rows, I saw that where the star points were abutting, the seams were getting pretty thick. A hazard of paper piecing sometimes, but so frustrating! So I put it away until I felt like tackling it again...and next week I will have a finished top and (I hope) some quilting in progress to share.
Spoiler? I actually proved my greatest fear that a broken needle can fly into the air and hit you in the eye. Okay, near the eye. But still! Shudder...
And now for the real reason that you might still be reading (but I hope you've had a fun read along the way ;)) is that today is Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!! I am positively drowning in fabric over here and my bins are starting to overflow. I'd like to giveaway an assortment of 6 fat quarters in a rainbow of colors - because I love a good rainbow quilt and hope that you do too! There's some Tula Pink, Lizzy House, Thomas Knauer, and a few other Free Spirit fabrics thrown in there - all great names to have in your stash!
Simply leave a comment to let me know what color you love to sew with the MOST and you will be entered to win. If you want a second chance to win, leave me a comment to let me know how you follow my blog (Feedly, Bloglovin, etc.). International comments are welcome and I will close the comments on May 16th at 5pm EST. I'll pick the winner through the good old Random Number Generator on May 18th.
Just a reminder that if you're a no-reply commenter, please leave your email address in your comment so that I can contact you if you win. Thanks so much and happy commenting!