August Kits are in the Mail

I finally mailed my August kits for my quilting bee.

I am requesting string blocks for a Fall quilt, using these fabrics and a mixture of different solid strips for the centers. I included directions, and links to a couple good tutorials for reference.

I was excited to carry my packages to the post office in style, thanks to this fabulous market bag my friend Amy made for me as part of a swap we did with each other last fall.

I am looking forward to snuggling under this new quilt-in-the-works on those crisp Fall days. I’m picturing a cozy campfire with a knitting project in hand. Can you tell I’m getting a little tired of the hot, humid summer days?

12 thoughts on “August Kits are in the Mail

  1. You are so good at putting fabrics together . Wished I was that good. I might have been quilting and sewing for many years but still not good at putting fabric together. That quilt will be so cute. Love that first block.

    Have a great day.

  2. I’m doing the same thing for September in one of the VQB’s I’m in! I may have to check out the tutorials you note for future reference.
    Lovely fabrics you’ve chosen! Cheers~

  3. Great color and fabric choices, your block is so pretty and what a great fall quilt you’ll have. Can’t wait to see the blocks you get back. Love the bag, lucky you.

  4. Above comment from “Molly” is actually from me 🙂

    I guess she was the last to use this computer before me. Funny — that happened to someone leaving a comment on my blog earlier this week.


  5. Dearest terri, such gorgeous colors!! You are really good at putting fabrics together!! Your kit looks wonderful and i am so in love with your gorgeous block! Oh my i LOVE your bag too!! It’s beautiful! Have a lovely merry happy day and love to you!

  6. That is going to be a stunning quilt, I love the block 🙂 I still have to finish putting my block kits together for everyone in my bee! tonight, you’ve inspored me 🙂

  7. I SERIOUSLY LOVE string quilts. They make me smile and I snuggle under mine almost every single day! GORGEOUS colors-I can’t wait to see the finished product!

  8. Thanks for your recent post to my blog about the rooster paper cutting. I like your new tote bag. I bet you’ll receive many compliments on it!

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