After my first attempt i had to run off and pick up children from school and I probably would have left it there until I have attend a class of FMQ I have enrolled myself in (which will occur in May - ages away)
Today I went to craft and each week they have a speaker give their "God Speak"..sometimes anecdotal, or doctrinal. Today a support/ care minister based at the local school whom provides breakfast for the children and drop in centre for adults. She described a group she holds for women, many from refugee status, whom arrive with nothing and are able to seek support from this community.
Recently I have been following the blog Little Island Quilting where she is collecting remnant blocks to form quilts for the less fortunate of the world. Her effort and the story from the speaker today inspired me to start a quilt from remnants for this particular group. I elicited the help from my fellow quilters at craft to make up pre quilted 10 inch blocks which I will sew together and forward on to community speaker of today.
Hence...I'm back having another go at FMQ and despite the back looking pretty dodgy, quilt number one is under way! I'm getting the hang of curves and trying different patterns and am generally enjoying the process of playing with my machine.
i can see myself becoming addicted to this process and am happy to forward on the results to someone whom might need a boost in colour and a little winter warmth.
I'll show what the quilt looks like when I recieve some blocks from my enthusiastic friends