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I’ve been busy running kids to various summer fun.  But I have managed to get my bee blocks done for this month.  Here are Liz’s blocks for Twist on Traditon.

 And Jen’s blocks for Sew Bee Wonky  I have a little more of the blue so I might make another smaller wonky star.  After all they are so fun to make.

 And these cute checker board blocks are for Anna in my Twice as Nice Bee.

 I had a little hiccup with these.  She had sent 2 1/2″ stirps and asked for checker board blocks.  So I started cutting 2 1/2″ blocks.  Just as I was starting to sew them together I read through the directions and found that she wanted the blocks to be cut to 2″ squares.  Fourtunately I had enough fabirc to make both blocks despite my little mess up. 

Note to self Always read directions first.  Or as my sixth grade teacher Mr. Moss used to say, “If all else fails read the directions.”  When will I ever learn?


  • Amy says:

    lovely star blocks!!I know all about readng directions…or failing to.

  • Myra says:

    LOL! Yup! I too should read instructions first… often! 😎

    Great blocks Em! 😎

  • Stray Stitches (Linda G) says:

    Wonderful blocks. I'm good at reading instructions and still missing important parts – lol!

  • Deanna says:

    Looking good. I started cutting today a quilt with the Harvest pattern shown in your header. YAY!

  • Sue says:

    Those are all lovely blocks. Aren't instructions there to read after you've had a go yourself, then get stuck? Or is that just me? lol

  • Needled Mom says:

    ;~)) I am terrible about reading directions too. The blocks all look great.

  • hetty says:

    I often don't read the directions also. You'd think I'd learn! I love all your blocks. Especially the checkerboard one.

  • StitchinByTheLake says:

    I don't know how you get all that done when you're carting kids around – I remember those days! blessings, marlene

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