Many are cynical about the marketing drive behind Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Some of my best friends are amongst that number. But even they would have their hard hearts soften at the arrival of such a beautiful arrangement at the front door.
Let's face it. Any opportunity that brings together family and friends to enjoy each others company should be grasped with both hands and savoured. So whatever your circumstances, I hope you got to share today (Mothers Day in Australia) in good spirits.
Following the stimulus of the recent Antique Quilts Big Day Out and this picture
I pulled out a few of my reproduction fabrics and cut some 1" hexagons.
After a quick bit of stitching I ended up with a pile similar to this
A while later, the paper pieced hexagons turned into this
There are enough cut hexagons for another 5 blocks. Then who knows how these little patches of fabric will end up. I am open to suggestions.